Washington – Today, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced that registration is now open for the 2013 National Science Bowl (NSB). This marks the beginning of the 23rd year of the nation’s largest science competition, which is sponsored by the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Science.  Local middle school and high school students form teams that compete in regional competitions.  The winning teams from the regional competitions then advance to the National Science Bowl competition in Washington, DC next spring.

To register for their respective regional competitions in the upcoming Science Bowl, teams should go to the National Science Bowl website at http://science.energy.gov/nsb/.