SAVE THE DATE! Orca Bowl is February 28, 2015

We need volunteers like you to help us host the 18th annual Orca Bowl Competition!
Are you interested in volunteering with us this year? Please click link to fill out Prospective Volunteer Questionnaire.
 
Scheduled training dates are:
New Volunteer Info Session – Tuesday, December 2, 2015 5:30-6:30pm*
Training Session – Tuesday, January 13, 2015 5:30-7:30pm
Training Session – Monday, January 26, 2015 5:30-7:30pm
Training Session – Thursday, February 12, 2015 5:30-7:30pm
Training Session – Wednesday, February 18, 2015 5:30-7:30pm
 
All trainings will be held in the Fishery Sciences Building – please look for signage for specific location.
 
*An abridged training session that highlights information about the Orca Bowl program and what it means to be a volunteer. If you are unable to make the New Volunteer Info Session, you may still attend the regular training sessions.Competition Officials required to attend 2 training sessions. 
 
For those of you who are new to Orca Bowl:
What is the Orca Bowl?
Orca Bowl is one of 25 regional components of the National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB). It is Washington’s regional marine sciences bowl competition for high school students. 
When and where is the Orca Bowl in 2015?
Saturday, February 28, 2015, approx. 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
University of Washington campus, Seattle
 
Why volunteer?
Orca Bowl is fun – and it can’t happen without its volunteers – that means YOU!
Your contribution enables high school students from the across the state 

to demonstrate their knowledge, meet ocean scientists and professionals
(you!) and enjoy the activities surrounding the regional competition at
the UW.
 
What do volunteers do?
You may sign up as a competition official, a general volunteer, or as a team mentor.
 General volunteers assist with logistics up to and
on the day of the competition.

 For information on the roles of competition officials, go to:
How do I learn more about Orca Bowl?
or contact us at orcabowl@uw.edu
 
Check out the NOSB video of a competition in action:
 
How do I sign up or get more information about upcoming trainings?

If you think you are interested in volunteering this year, please complete a very QUICK online Prospective Volunteer Questionnaire so that we may get you more information about volunteering.

We hope you will join us as a volunteer this year!
Sincerely,
Maile Sullivan and the Orca Bowl Team
 
Go Orca Bowl!
 
____________________________
Maile Sullivan, Orca Bowl Regional Coordinator, 206.543.2822
Skadi von Reis, Assistant Coordinator
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Orca Bowl, Regional Coordinator, Washington Sea Grant http://www.wsg.washington.edu/education/events/orca.html
National Ocean Sciences Bowl http://www.nosb.org/
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