Alaska Tsunami Ocean Sciences Bowl
20th annual competition
February 17–19, 2017
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the National Ocean Science Bowl. The NOSB’s goal is to build awareness and knowledge of the ocean science through a competitive format. The Alaska Tsunami Ocean Sciences Bowl is the regional competition for Alaska high schools focusing upon relevant ocean topics. Participating teams present research papers and compete in an exciting buzzer style quiz bowl. The winning team of the Alaska Tsunami Bowl will travel to Corvalis, Oregon to compete against other regional teams from all over the United States.
See links below and at left for more information on this unique and exciting competition.
Detailed 2017 schedule of events now available
December 20, 2016—The full schedule for the 2017 competition in Seward, Alaska is now available, including meals, field trips, presentations, quiz rounds, awards, and more.
Medical Information and consent forms for coaches and students
November 30, 2016—The required 2017 coach medical information and media consent form and student medical information and consent form are now available. These are due January 9 along with the team registration forms with final roster of team members.
Diary of a National Ocean Sciences Bowl coach
October 28, 2016—Sunny Rice, who co-coaches the Petersburg NOSB team, writes of her experiences coaching two Alaska Tsunami NOSB teams for the 2016 competition.
Now accepting 2017 intent to participate; 2017 research project information released
September 1, 2016—Information on the 2017 Alaska Tsumani Ocean Sciences Bowl is now available on this website, including the Invitation to Participate, Intent to Participate form, and the 2017 Research Project information.
- What is the National Ocean Sciences Bowl?
- NOSB on Facebook
- Information for coaches & teams
- Information for sponsors
- Why a research project?
- Art show information
- NOSB careers and scholarships (national site)