WHAT: Scrimmage for LADWP Science Bowl XXXI Regional Competition
WHO: About 150 top science students from 20 high schools consisting of 33 teams; 45 volunteer officials including Science Bowl alumni; LADWP employees, retirees and community members.
WHEN: Saturday, January 21, 2023, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
WHERE: LADWP John Ferraro Headquarters Building, 111 N. Hope St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012, Enter from Customer Lot on Hope St.
MORE: Teams practice answering challenging college-level math, science and technology questions presented by moderators in preparation for the regional competition on Saturday, March 4, 2023 at same location. The scrimmage gives students an opportunity to practice with other teams, helping them become familiar with the format and types of questions for the upcoming LADWP Science Bowl Regional Competition in March.
The winning team at the regional competition will represent the City and Region at the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science National Science Bowl in Washington, DC, April 27-May 1, 2023.
LADWP regional championship teams have won five national titles and placed among the top five teams 15 times. Science Bowl showcases the talents, skills and abilities of some of the city’s best high school science scholars.
Science Bowl follows a game show format of moderators asking questions to two teams of four students. Toss-up questions are worth five points with team members buzzing in. The member buzzing in the fastest and answers the question correctly earns five points for his or her team and the right to answer the bonus question worth 10 points. The team with the most points wins the match.
LADWP Science Bowl is one of eight regional competitions in California and 65 nationwide at the high school level. Since the program began in 1991, more than 300,000 students have participated in this program. This year nationally about 9,000 students at the high school level in 65 regional competitions are participating and 5,000 middle school students in 45 regionals.
The LADWP Science Bowl covers the geographic area of the Los Angeles Unified School District and includes public, charter, private and parochial schools.
Walter Zeisl, LADWP Manager of Education Outreach
Cell Phone: (213) 923-6468
Jessica Johnson, Senior Public Relations Specialist
Cell Phone: (213) 271-3329