Registration

We’re excited you’re here to participate in the National Science Bowl® competition.  Below are some links to help you prepare your team to compete.  Good luck! We hope to see you at the regional competition.

The West Virginia Science Bowl (WVSB) Regional Coordinating Committee is pleased to announce that the 2022 field for the WVSB middle and high school competitions is set! With the Feb. 4-5 events quickly approaching, we welcome any and all volunteers. Please click the Volunteers tab to sign up!

Date:

  • February 4, 2022 for Middle School
  • February 5, 2022 for High School

General Information

Registration

October 1st — REGISTRATION OPENS AT NOON

Coaches may preregister their schools without having to identify the students who will be on their team(s). Approved schools (those with an employee coach or principal approval) will be guaranteed a spot for TEAM ONE at their Regional

PREREGISTRATION PERIOD

Coaches Finalize Teams, Collect Team Info & Upload Consent Forms.  Coaches will have until 12/15/21 to enter and collect student data, upload consent forms, and add co-coaches without fear of losing their TEAM ONE spot. 

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT FULL REGISTRATION  INCLUDING ALL FORMS & STUDENT INFO

A coach cannot submit a team registration until all required student forms have been approved and/or uploaded by the coach. Failure to submit by 11:59 pm on December 15th may result in the team losing their spot. 

FIRST TEAMS WILL BE APPROVED

Regional Coordinators will begin approving TEAM ONE submission on December 16th.

WHEN CAN I REGISTER A SECOND & THIRD TEAM?

If second & third teams are permitted at a given regional, coaches may upload & third teams are permitted at a given regional, coaches may upload their additional teams and student information during the preregistration period. 

However, the second and third teams will not be approved until after December 20th and will not be chosen on a first-come, first-served basis. Again-no need to rush!

On December 20th or later, if space permits, second team may be approved. If all second teams cannot be approved, Regional Coordinator will use a DOE-approved random selection process. 

On January 1st or later, if space permits, third teams may be approved using the DOE-approved random selection process. 

Schools with preregistered first team will take precedence over 2nd &3rd teams.  

 

Coaches must submit the team registration for the WVSB online.

In addition, coaches must submit the following forms to the Regional Science Bowl Coordinator before the day of the competition.