The 2014 RESA 7 Science Bowl will take place on Thursday, Dec. 10, in the Engineering Technology Building on the main Fairmont State University campus. The competition is hosted and sponsored in collaboration with RESA 7; Fairmont State University; and the U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory.
Competition begins at 9 a.m. with the final round to determine the winner starting at 2:30 p.m. in Room 303 of the Engineering Technology Building.
Each year 12 counties (Barbour, Doddridge, Gilmer, Harrison, Lewis, Marion, Monongalia, Preston, Randolph, Taylor, Tucker and Upshur) are invited to participate in the RESA 7 Science Bowl. Six counties (Harrison, Gilmer, Lewis, Marion, Randolph and Monongalia) will participate in this year’s double elimination competition.
Each school had an opportunity to bring two teams to the competition. The schools that will be participating in this year’s competition are as follows: : Bridgeport High (2 teams), Clay-Battelle High (1 team), Fairmont Senior High (1 team), Gilmer County High (1 team), Lewis County High (2 teams), Morgantown High (2 teams), Notre Dame High (1 team), South Harrison High (2 teams), University High (2 teams).
First-, second- and third-place teams will move forward to the West Virginia State Science Bowl competition hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory. The WVSB Regional event is being graciously co-hosted by their partners at WVU, and is planned for Friday, February 5, 2016 and Saturday, February 6, 2016 which will be located at the Mountainlair on the WVU main campus. During this event, WVSB will be hosting a 24-team HS field and a 16-team MS field, and planning to continue with the 2 engineering activities, the college fair, the campus tours, and the high school reception.