Summer High School Ethics Bowl 2019
The Summer High School Ethics Bowl Invitational is a national competition hosted by the Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics at DePauw University. Teams will experience college life during the bowl as they stay in dorms on DePauw’s campus while competing against fellow ethics bowl teams from across the country.
Registration is currently closed. Please contact Emily Knuth (email@example.com) with any questions you might have.
Team registration was due April 12th, and is currently closed. Individual paperwork is due May 1st. All of the registration forms and details can be found here.
TRAVEL AND LODGING
Lodging and meals will be provided for each team member, each coach, and one chaperone per team in a university dorm.
All schools will receive up to $1,000 for travel reimbursement (receipts are required for reimbursement). Contact event planners Emily Knuth (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Saige Trottman-Huiet (email@example.com) to discuss additional funding options.
Parents and guardians who are not a part of the team but wish to attend can book rooms at the Inn at DePauw. Parents and guardians must cover their own food expenses.
Rooms are available at a discounted rate of $110 until May 30th, 2019. Call the Inn at 765-658-1000 to reserve. To receive the discounted rate, ask for “Summer High School Ethics Bowl Invitational” room block.
We strongly advise against booking non-refundable travel until you are notified on April 15th of your acceptance to the competition. Once teams are notified on April 15th, all paperwork must be completed by May 1st. Follow guidelines on the registration page to complete all paperwork.
Shuttle transportation will be provided to and from Indianapolis airport. On Wednesday, June 26th, there will be a midday shuttle and a mid-afternoon shuttle to Greencastle. On Friday, June 28th there will early-morning and mid-morning shuttles to the Indianapolis airport. All air travel information must be submitted by May 1 deadline.
Wednesday, June 26th: Check-in between 2 and 4 p.m. Teams arrive and competition begins.
Thursday, June 27th: Competition throughout the day and celebration dinner.
Friday, June 28th: Breakfast and team departure.
DIFFERENCES FROM NHSEB
1. We have 3 preliminary rounds.
2. The NHSEB time for presenting the primary presentation is typically 6 minutes. The time we allow for the primary presentation is 5 minutes.
3. Moderators only announce the winner and do not provide detailed scores.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Why aren’t team members who graduated eligible?
For liability and accountability reasons, we are not allowing students who have graduated to attend.
Most of my team were seniors. Can I replace them with new teams members?
Yes. Schools are free to have students participate who were not on the original regional team. We encourage schools to replace graduated seniors with new members and think of this as a rebuilding and training opportunity for their teams.
Can parents and guardians attend?
Yes! We welcome parents and guardians to attend. A room block will be available at the Inn at DePauw. To receive the discounted rate, ask for “Summer High School Ethics Bowl Invitational” room block.
Do students need and coaches need to bring linens?
Sheets, pillow, a pillowcase, blanket, bath towel, and a washcloth will be available in the dorm rooms.