Dolphin Challenge: North Texas Regional NOSB Competition

Ages:High School

Type:Tournament

Category:STEM

Scope:Regional

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

The Dolphin Challenge™ is the northern Texas regional competition of the National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB®). Students demonstrate their knowledge of marine and coastal science by answering questions from biology, physics, chemistry, geology, geography, mathematics and the social sciences. Each team consists of four students and their coach, and may include a fifth student to serve as an alternate. The National Ocean Sciences Bowl competition is intended to increase knowledge of the oceans on the part of high school students, their teachers and parents, and to raise the visibility and public understanding of the national investment in ocean-related research. It is managed by the Consortium for Ocean Leadership, a nonprofit organization representing 94 of the leading public and private ocean research and education institutions, aquaria and industry with the mission to advance research, education and sound ocean policy.

The Dolphin Challenge is conducted under the same Competition Rules as the National Finals. Each round consists of a six-minute buzzer period, two timed Team Challenge questions and a second six-minute buzzer period. Sample Questions Study Resources

The same evaluation criteria as the NOSB challenge are used
1st Place Dolphin Challenge

Team Award. $2000.

The first place team in the North Texas Regional NOSB challenge.

This award counts toward these ICS Academic Badges. Click on a badge for further info.

2nd Place Dolphin Challenge

Team Award.

The 2nd place team in the North Texas regional NOSB competition

This award counts toward these ICS Academic Badges. Click on a badge for further info.

3rd Place Dolphin Challenge

Team Award.

3rd place in the North Texas Regional NOSB competition

This award counts toward these ICS Academic Badges. Click on a badge for further info.

Participant, Dolphin Challenge

Team Award.

Participation in the South Texas Regional competition of the National

This award counts toward these ICS Academic Badges. Click on a badge for further info.

Website: http://texasseagrant.org/programs/dolphin-challenge/

Managing Organization: Texas Sea Grant Consortium


Parent Competition: National Ocean Sciences Bowl

Contact:
Terrie Looney
tslooney@ag.tamu.edu
409-835-8461

Entry Fee:

This competition is open to students in High School.

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

Overview

The Dolphin Challenge™ is the northern Texas regional competition of the National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB®). Students demonstrate their knowledge of marine and coastal science by answering questions from biology, physics, chemistry, geology, geography, mathematics and the social sciences. Each team consists of four students and their coach, and may include a fifth student to serve as an alternate. The National Ocean Sciences Bowl competition is intended to increase knowledge of the oceans on the part of high school students, their teachers and parents, and to raise the visibility and public understanding of the national investment in ocean-related research. It is managed by the Consortium for Ocean Leadership, a nonprofit organization representing 94 of the leading public and private ocean research and education institutions, aquaria and industry with the mission to advance research, education and sound ocean policy.

Process

The Dolphin Challenge is conducted under the same Competition Rules as the National Finals. Each round consists of a six-minute buzzer period, two timed Team Challenge questions and a second six-minute buzzer period. Sample Questions Study Resources

Criteria

The same evaluation criteria as the NOSB challenge are used

Awards

1st Place Dolphin Challenge

Team Award. $2000.

The first place team in the North Texas Regional NOSB challenge.

This award counts toward these ICS Academic Badges. Click on a badge for further info.

2nd Place Dolphin Challenge

Team Award.

The 2nd place team in the North Texas regional NOSB competition

This award counts toward these ICS Academic Badges. Click on a badge for further info.

3rd Place Dolphin Challenge

Team Award.

3rd place in the North Texas Regional NOSB competition

This award counts toward these ICS Academic Badges. Click on a badge for further info.

Participant, Dolphin Challenge

Team Award.

Participation in the South Texas Regional competition of the National

This award counts toward these ICS Academic Badges. Click on a badge for further info.

Participate

Website: http://texasseagrant.org/programs/dolphin-challenge/

Managing Organization: Texas Sea Grant Consortium


Parent Competition: National Ocean Sciences Bowl

Contact:
Terrie Looney
tslooney@ag.tamu.edu
409-835-8461

Entry Fee:

This competition is open to students in High School.

Deadlines

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.