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The 2021 BPA Regional Science Bowl will not be held this season. We look forward to hosting our 30th Anniversary BPA Regional Science Bowl on January 29th and February 12th, 2022 (Volunteer sign ups will begin in November 2021.) Please email Heather Bain, Science Bowl Coordinator at hlbain@bpa.gov if you have any questions.
 
VOLUNTEER TRAINING SESSIONS 2022:
January and February 2022, dates to be determined
 
Primary Volunteer Job Descriptions:

BPA’s Regional Science Bowl (held at the University of Portland campus) runs on volunteer power!  We need close to 200 volunteers to make this event happen each year – sign up forms accepted now through early January 2022. See bottom of page for form.

  • Middle School event: Saturday, January 29th, 2022
  • High School event: Saturday, February 12, 2022
Not sure what types of positions are available? 
Before the event we have Friday Night Set Up!  It only takes a few hours, snacks and beverages included!  4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
 
Officiants (Moderator, Scorekeeper, Judge/Timekeeper)
Greeters
T-shirt/Team Bag Table
Volunteer Room
Volunteer Food RoomMonitor
Door holders
Set Up Crew
Pack Up Crew
Lobby Activity Tables
Information Table
Scoreroom
Runner
Family Lounge Attendant
Team Food Monitor
 
Arrival to University of Portland for morning shifts on event day is 6 a.m. -6:30 a.m. for check in and t-shirt pick up. The following shifts are available on event day: Morning 6:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Partial Day 6:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. and All Day 6:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. or Afternoon (type in OTHER box if you are interested in this shift.)1 p.m. - 6 p.m. (includes final competition and help tear down competition rooms and put materials on rolling carts.) After sign ups conclude, you may be contacted by our volunteer coordinator to fill a different time slot based on scheduling needs. Shift assignments will be finalized in January 2022. Michelle Whalen at mewhalen@bpa.gov is the point of contact for scheduling.