MEDIA ADVISORY: 27th LADWP Science Bowl Regional Competition Takes Place Saturday, February 23

 

Top Students Vie for Regional Championship, Scholarships and Trip to DC

WHAT:
LADWP Science Bowl, 27th Annual Regional Competition

WHO:
More than 250 top science students from 27 schools, more than 100 volunteers.

WHEN:
Saturday, February, 23, 2019
8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Finals between 4:30-5:30 p.m.)

WHERE:
LADWP John Ferraro Headquarters Bldg., 111 N. Hope St., Los Angeles 90012
Enter from Customer Lot

MORE:
Teams answer challenging college-level math, science and technology questions in game show format competition. Afternoon involves Round Robin Buzzer Competition and Hands-On Competition.  A total of $25,000 in scholarships and prizes will be awarded.

The winning team will represent the City and Region at the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science National Science Bowl in Washington, DC, April 25-29, 2019.

LADWP regional championship teams have won four national titles and placed among the top five teams 12 times.  Last year, North Hollywood High School placed second at the National Science Bowl for the fifth time.  Science Bowl showcases the talents, skills and abilities of some of the city’s best high school science scholars.

LADWP Science Bowl is one of nine regional competitions in California and 65 nationwide at the high school level. Since the program began in 1991, more than 290,000 students have participated in this program from throughout the U.S. LADWP Science Bowl covers the geographic area of the Los Angeles Unified School District and includes public, charter, private and parochial schools.

CONTACT:
Walter Zeisl, LADWP Manager of Education Outreach
o (213) 367-1342, cell (213) 923-6468; Phone at Science Bowl Central 213-367-1511.

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