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Spoonbill Bowl and NOSB
Spoonbill Bowl and NOSB

*** Spoonbill Bowl 2019 SAVE THE DATE***

Greetings Spoonbill Bowl Fans,

Thanks again to all who supported and assisted with the 2018 competition.
The 2019 Spoonbill Ocean Sciences Bowl competition will be held on Saturday, FEBRUARY 16, 2019.


If you are interested in volunteering more information and volunteer registration links are provided following highlights from the 2018 Spoonbill Bowl competition below.

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SPOONBILL 2019

 
2019 SPOONBILL Competition: Saturday, February 16, 2019
Volunteer Sign–Up: December - January (Join us, send an email to alodge@usf.edu
Volunteer Training dates: Weekly during January and February
Competition Question Review: December & January for Moderators and Science Judges

 

Below are Pictures of Spoonbill 2017 Winning Teams

The 2017 Spoonbill Champions

2017 Spoonbowl Winners First Place Eastside High School
2017 Spoonbowl Winners First Place Eastside High School

School Name: Eastside High School

Coaches: Anne West Valle
City: Gainesville
State: Florida

 

 

 

 

 

2017 Second Place

2017 Spoonbowl Winners Second Place Academy of Environmental Science Team A
2017 Spoonbowl Winners Second Place Academy of Environmental Science Team A

School Name: Academy of Environmental Science - Team A

Coaches: Ward Cooper
City: Crystal River
State: Florida

 

 

 

 

 

 

2017 Third Place

2017 Spoonbowl Winners Second Place Academy of Environmental Science Team B
2017 Spoonbowl Winners Second Place Academy of Environmental Science Team B

School Name: Academy of Environmental Science - Team B

Coaches: Ward Cooper
City: Crystal River
State: Florida

 

 

 

 

 

 

2017 Sportsmanship Award

2017 Spoonbowl Winners Sportsmanship Award Saint Stephens Episcopal School
2017 Spoonbowl Winners Sportsmanship Award Saint Stephens Episcopal School

School Name: Saint Stephen’s Episcopal School

City: Bradenton

State: Florida

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2017 T-Shirt Competition Winner

2017 Spoonbowl Winners Tshirt Award Design Durant High School
2017 Spoonbowl Winners Tshirt Award Design Durant High School

School Name: Durant High School

City: Plant City

State: Florida

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
School # Teams
AES (Academy of Environmental Sciences) 2
Baron Collier 1
Canterbury Schools of Florida 2
Durant 1
Eastside 2
Lakewood 1
Osceola 1
Oviedo 1
Riverview 1
St. Stephens 1
Seacrest 2
Strawberry Crest 1
Wharton 2

 

We Need You To Volunteer

E-mail Angela Lodge at alodge@usf.edu or
 

Follow the Link below for more information and to complete volunteer registration form

 
 

FAQs

When is the regional competition this year?

February 24, 2018

Where will the Spoonbill Bowl be held?

The Spoonbill Bowl competition takes place in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida at the USF St. Petersburg campus. The competition takes place in several buildings including USFSP Science & Technology building, Florida Marine Research Institute, and USF College of Marine Science.

How many teams can enter?

Generally, the Spoonbill competition can accommodate up to 16 teams depending on budget and facility availability.

Can parents/public attend the event?

Absolutely, but lunch can only be provided for teams and volunteers. There are many restaurants in downtown St. Pete for guests who would like to attend.

Can a school enter more than one team?

Based on the number of teams registered by our deadline, notice is generally given in December if more than one team will be allowed. All B Teams will be selected by a random drawing and may be called upon as late as competition day.

Where can I find practice buzzer questions?

  • The national website has sets of past questions in two formats buzzer and team challenge.
  • Some buzzer questions can be generated by team members and used during practice sessions.
  • Many oceanography texts have chapter review questions that can be adapted for buzzer and team challenge questions.

How do I become a volunteer for the event?

  • Up to 60 Volunteers are needed for the event
  • Role responsibilities can be found on the regional and national website National Ocean Sciences Bowl
  • Volunteers are the backbone of the event and will receive an event day shirt as well as meals
  • Volunteer training is provided prior to the event to learn and practice roles and responsibilities.
  • Please contact Teresa Greely, greely@usf.edufor registering as a volunteer for the bowl.
  • Please visit Spoonbill Volunteering

 

How can I find out more information about the Spoonbill Bowl?

Contact alodge@usf.edu for complete registration details and event day information.

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