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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 the 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 eligible to compete in the Prindle Institute’s third annual National Summer High School Ethics Bowl Invitational. Please contact Emily Knuth (eknuth@depauw.edu) or Leslie Petiniot (lesliepetiniot@depauw.edu) with any questions.

2020 Indiana High School Ethics Bowl Registration Team registration and payment are due December 1, 2019. Individual participant paperwork is 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.

Looking for the individual team member paperwork form? Click here to proceed to that page!

Schools must pay $175 to register a school and one team and pay $75 for each additional team. Schools may register a maximum of three teams. 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) or Leslie Petiniot (lesliepetiniot@depauw.edu) to discuss payment options.

2020 Indiana High School Ethics Bowl Team Registration

Team registration is due December 1, 2019. Please note that once your team is registered, each team member (or their guardian if they are a minor), coach and any chaperones must complete the participant form. 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. Each school must pay $175 to register a school and one team, and $75 for each additional team.
  • Team 1 Information

    Please provide the full name of each team member and graduation year.
  • Team 2 Information

    Please provide the full name of each team member and graduation year.
  • Team 3 Information

    Please provide the full name of each team member and graduation year.
  • Hitting the "Submit" button will redirect you to the payment page.

    When you have successfully submitted payment, your next step is to have each team member fill out the individual paperwork, which can be found here: https://www.prindleinstitute.org/community-engagement/indiana-high-school-ethics-bowl/2020-indiana-high-school-ethics-bowl-participant-paperwork/

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

What resources are available as my team prepares for the competition?
Visit nhseb.unc.edu or contact Leslie Petiniot (lesliepetiniot@depauw.edu) or 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. Schools may register and pay for a maximum of three teams. 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. There is a limit of two parents/guardians per team member for the lunch.

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 8, 2020.

Where do I park?
For check-in and the preliminary rounds, please park in the parking lot behind the Percy L. Julian Math and Science Building (602 S. College St.). Parking is also available just across the street from that lot in the Peeler Building parking lot (10 W Hanna St.). 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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