All Saints Catholic School team during the Cyber Challenge portion of the 2017 National Science Bowl competition on Saturday, April 30, 2017, in Washington, DC. (Photo by Jack Dempsey, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science)



Oklahoma Regional Science Bowl

U.S. Department of Energy National Science Bowl

2018 Middle School Regional Science Bowl

January 27, 2018

The OAAC is proud to sponsor regional qualifying tournaments for both middle and high school students for the U.S. Department of Energy National Science Bowl.

The winning team from each regional competition is invited to participate in the National competition. The teams representing each regional, both middle and high school, will be eligible to compete in the 2018 National finals, held April 26 – April 28, 2018, at the National 4-H Center in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Qualifying teams received an all-expense paid trip to compete for the national title. In addition to the academic competition, students are given the opportunity to attend presentations by well-known scientists on current topics in math and the sciences.

Oklahoma Regional Middle School Science Bowl

The Oklahoma Regional Science Bowl will be held at Rose State College on January 27, 2018. Registration is through the national site. There are several forms that MUST be completed in order for your team to compete.

Registration for MS Science Bowl closed on December 18. At the close of registration we had room for 1 additional team. All other teams will be placed on the wait list.

Register online After October 10, 2017:
Middle School Registration

Entry Fee for the regional science bowl is $30.00 per team.
Purchase Order/checks should be made payable to OAAC (Oklahoma Association for Academic Competition) and sent to OAAC, PO Drawer B, Carnegie, OK 73015.

The format and rules for the Regional Science Bowl are different that OAAC format and rules. The Oklahoma Regional Science Bowl will adhere to the rules and format as stated in the National Science Bowl rules.

Sample questions are available on the NSB web site.

The Oklahoma Regional Science Bowl will be limited to 32 teams in the high school division and 32 teams in the middle school division. A team is not officially entered until all of the national science bowl forms have been submitted. Schools will be limited to one team per district. If there are fewer than 32 teams on the January 4 deadline date enrollment will be opened for schools to enter a second team on a first come basis. After 32 teams have entered subsequent teams will be placed on a waiting list.
If significantly more than 32 teams enter the format may be adjusted to allow for greater participation.

For the Oklahoma Regional Science Bowl competition teams will be randomly drawn into four groups of 8 teams for pool play with the top two teams advancing into the 8 team round robin finals.


January 27, 2018- Middle School Science Bowl
March 1, 2018 - teams must commit to attending the national tournament
April 26 - April 28, 2018 - National Science Bowl


Oklahoma Regional Science Bowl Results 2017 ~ All Saints Catholic School - Coach Debbie Lunt

Oklahoma Regional Science Bowl Results 2016 ~ Edmond Sequoyah - Coach Miriam Conrady

Oklahoma Regional Science Bowl Results 2015 ~ Champion Alcott Middle School, Norman - Coach Silas Wolf

Oklahoma Regional Science Bowl Results 2014 ~ Champion Mulhall-Orlando - Coach Travis Hurst

Oklahoma Regional Science Bowl Results 2013 ~ Champion Monte Cassino - Coach Jennifer Light

Oklahoma Regional Science Bowl Results 2012 ~ Champion Oologah-Talala Coach Rhonda Storie