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Indiana High School Ethics Bowl

A different kind of debate at a different kind of place

Join the Prindle Institute for Ethics on February 1, 2020 for our sixth annual Indiana High School Ethics Bowl competition! Teams from across Indiana will compete for the opportunity to attend the National High School Ethics Bowl Competition, hosted by the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. First- through fourth-place finishers are also eligible to compete in the Prindle Institute’s third annual National Summer High School Ethics Bowl Invitational in summer 2020. Please contact Emily Knuth eknuth@depauw.edu with any questions.

2020 High School Ethics Bowl Cases

Teams at the 2020 Indiana High School Ethics Bowl will compete using these cases, available in PDF from the National High School Ethics Bowl.

2020 Indiana High School Ethics Bowl Registration

Team registration and individual participant registration forms will be available here on October 1, 2019. Team registration and payment due December 1, 2019. Individual participant paperwork due December 15, 2019. Your team is not fully registered until all team members’ participant paperwork forms are received (deadline December 15, 2019) and the registration fee(s) are paid.

Schools must pay $175 to register a school and one team and pay $75 for each additional team. The $175 includes the amount due to National High School Ethics Bowl (the Prindle Institute will pay UNC). If your school has significant financial challenges, please contact Emily Knuth (eknuth@depauw.edu) to discuss payment options.

Frequently Asked Questions

What resources are available as my team prepares for the competition?
Visit nhseb.unc.edu or contact Emily Knuth (eknuth@depauw.edu) with questions. The Prindle Institute’s director Andy Cullison is available to advise ethics bowl coaches.

How much does it cost to register my team for this competition?
Each school will need to pay $175 to register a school and one team, $75 for each additional team. The $175 includes the amount due to National High School Ethics Bowl (the Prindle Institute will pay UNC). If your school has significant financial challenges, please contact Emily Knuth to discuss payment options.

Are meals provided?
Free breakfast, lunch, snacks, and drinks will be provided throughout the competition.

Can parents or guardians attend?
Yes, and we will have audience seating available in the competition rooms. Please let us know if you will have extra parents or guardians attending the free lunch on the Participant Information Form.

What if our school is really far from Greencastle?
If your school is located more than two and a half hours driving distance away from Greencastle and DePauw, the Prindle Institute will provide between 3-4 guestrooms at an area hotel per school. This accommodation will be available for the night before the competition, Friday, January 31, 2020.

What happens if the weather conditions are poor?
Prindle Institute staff will contact the coaches on the morning of the event with instructions if there is a significant weather event. The makeup date is February 9, 2020.

Where do I park?
For check-in and the preliminary rounds, please park along College Street in front of the Percy L. Julian Math and Science Building (602 S. College St.) or in the parking lot behind the building. Lunch and the final rounds will be held at The Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics (2961 W. Co Rd. 225 S.). Park in the lot to the immediate right of the entrance gate. Directions from Julian to Prindle will be available the day of the competition.

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