West Virginia Regional Middle School Science Bowl

Coach Registration
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Regional Event Information
Date: 2/7/2020
Maximum Number of Teams: 24
Maximum Number of Teams per School: 2
Registration Fee: N/A
Hosted by: NETL – Morgantown

States and/or Counties Served
West Virginia

Team Approval Process
The 2020 West Virginia Regional Middle School Science Bowl is a one-day rain-or-shine competition with required attendance at all official events on Friday, February 7, 2020.

The West Virginia Science Bowl (WVSB) Coordinators are ultimately responsible for selecting and inviting participating teams and strive to preserve fairness of opportunity and a geographically diverse representation. The WVSB Coordinators use the process below to guide team selection:

  1. Interested middle schools must register their teams for the 2020 WVSB Regional Middle School competition on the National Science Bowl (NSB) website at https://science.osti.gov/wdts/nsb under "Regional Competitions."
  2. Eligibility to compete at the 2020 WVSB Regional Middle School competition will be open to 24 total teams comprised of up to three teams from each of the eight former RESA areas.
  3. A school can register only up to two teams, Team 1 (first registered team) and Team 2 (second registered team). Teams will be approved on a first-come, first-served basis determined by the date/time stamp when their complete registrations were submitted, with the first complete registered team taking precedence over the second complete registered team with the goal of attracting diversity among participating schools.
  4. Following the opening of the registration process on the NSB website only eligible first complete registered teams will be approved to participate as soon as is possible until available slots are filled.
  5. Beginning ten weeks (Nov 29) prior to the WVSB event and space permitting, eligible second complete registered teams will be approved to participate until available slots are filled.
  6. If the 24 team tournament field is not completely filled during the registration process eight weeks prior to the WVSB event, WVSB Coordinators reserve the right to deviate from the eligibility rules and select teams to round-out the competition field determined by the date/time stamp when team's complete registrations were submitted.

WVSB Coordinators may conduct the 2020 WVSB Regional Middle School competition with an incomplete field.

Competition Location
West Virginia University
Mountainlair
1550 University Avenue
Morgantown, West Virginia 26505

Regional Contact Information
Regional Coordinator: Ken Mechling
Email: kenneth.mechling@netl.doe.gov

Co-Coordinator: Casandra Hood
Email: Casandra.Hood@netl.doe.gov