APPE Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl® 
Virtual Regional Competition Information

See information below for the 2020 / 2021 competition season 

Each regional host institution registers participating teams directly.
Once accepted by the region, teams must then also register with APPE.

APPE registration is now open for 2020 regional teams
and is due by 10/24/20
!
Click here to access the APPE team registration form

Please, contact the regional "contact person" for registration and other additional information  related to regional competition.  Other questions may be directed to the APPE Office at [email protected].

    • All schools must pay a $125 APPE Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl® program participation fee to APPE to participate in the regional competitions.  Some regions have an additional "host fee" to cover their local costs which is paid directly to the regional host (see below).  You may consult your regional contact for more information regarding regional registration. 

    • All teams competing in a regional or national APPE Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl®  competition must have at least one current APPE Individual or Institutional membershipStudent memberships do not meet this qualification.  This information will be required on the team registration form. 

    • Teams that qualify for the APPE Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl® national competition will pay an additional $200 national competition registration fee to APPE after the regional competitions are completed and the qualifying teams are announced.  You cannot register for nationals before receiving a qualifying bid from your regional competition. Click here for more information about the national competition.  

    • Due to host institution capacity limitations for virtual competition, please check with your region before registering multiple teams for any regional competition.

    • Your team will not be considered "registered" for any competition until all required forms and fees have been submitted. 

REGIONAL COMPETITION LIST

California Regional Ethics Bowl
Host:  Santa Clara University
Location:  Virtual Event
Bowl Date: Saturday, December 5, 2020
Registration Deadline:  Friday, October 16, 2020 Limited team spots are available and may fill before the deadline 
Contact Person:  [email protected]
Participants are typically from California, Utah and Arizona. 
Additional Host Fee:  $150

Central States Regional Ethics Bowl
Host:  Marian University 
Location:  Virtual Event via WebEx
Bowl Date:  Saturday, November 14, 2020
Registration Deadline:  Friday, September 18, 2020
                                      Team names due no later than October 24, 2020
Priority:  First team from each school will have priority.  If spots are oversubscribed at the deadline, we will hold a drawing.  If spots are available, a drawing among second teams will be held to fill the open spots. 

Regional Registration:  https://www.marian.edu/walker-center-for-applied-ethics/ethics-bowl

Contact person:   David L. Dickey or Liz Coit
                            Email: [email protected] or [email protected]

Participants are typically from Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Illinois, Missouri, and Michigan.
Additional Host Fee:   $50
Note:  Marian University will schedule "practice" sessions for interested teams prior to the actual competition on November 14.

Great Lakes Regional Ethics Bowl (combined with Upper Midwest Region)
Location: Virtual Synchronous Event
Bowl Date: Saturday, November 14, 2020

Registration Deadline:  October 23, 2020.   
To register, select Upper Midwest region on the registration page.

Priority Registration Dates:  August 24 - September 18, 2020. During this time, registration is only open to regular participants of the Great Lakes/Upper Midwest competition, and each school may only register one team.  Total cap, for now, is 20 schools. 

General Registration (open to all):  September 18 - October 23, 2020

Contact person:  Lisa Campbell or Kelly Laas
                           Email: [email protected]  or [email protected]
Participants are typically from Michigan, Ohio and Indiana.

Additional Host Fee: $75

Mid-Atlantic Regional Ethics Bowl 
Host: BB&T Center for Ethical Leadership (CEL) @ Univ of North Georgia
Location: Virtual Synchronous Event (details provided following registration)
Bowl Date:   Friday, November 6 - Saturday, November 7, 2020
Registration to Participate Deadline:  Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Team Member Registration Deadline:  Thursday, October 1, 2020 

Contact person:   Rose Procter, BB&T CEL Director
                            Email: [email protected]u
                            Phone: (706) 867-2966
Participants are typically from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia.  
Additional Host Fee:  $150

Northeast Regional Ethics Bowl
Location: 
Virtual Synchronous Event
Bowl Date: December 11-13, 2020 // Schedule to follow
Registration Deadline:  October 17, 2020

Priority Registration Dates:  August 24 - September 26, 2020.  During this time, registration is only open to recent regular participants of the Northeast Regional competition and each school may only register one team.

General Registration (open to all):  September 27 - October 17, 2020

Contact person:  Stephanie Ferrone
                            Email: [email protected]
Participants are typically from New York, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, and New Hampshire. 
Additional Host Fee: TBD

Northwest Regional Ethics Bowl 
Location: Virtual Event
Bowl Date: Saturday, November 7, 2020
Registration Deadline:  Monday, October 12, 2020
Contact person:   Mike Ingram
                            Email: [email protected]
                            Phone:  (509) 777- 4428
Participants are typically from Washington, Oregon, Montana, and Idaho.  

Additional Host Fee:  $75 (only one team per school allowed) 

Rocky Mountain Regional Ethics Bowl (combined w/ Wasatch Region)
Location: Virtual Synchronous Event
Bowl Date: Saturday, November 14, 2020

Registration limited to 1 team / school with maximum of 16 

Priority Registration Dates:  August 24 - September 30, 2020
During this time, registration is only open to recent regular participants of the Rocky Mountain & Wasatch regional competitions. 

General Registration (open to all) :  October 1 - October 16, 2020

Contact person:  Sandy Woodson
                           Email: [email protected]
Participants are typically from Colorado, Wyoming, Kansas, Nebraska, and New Mexico.
Additional Host Fee:  None

Southeast Regional Ethics Bowl
Location: Virtual Synchronous Event
Bowl Date:  Saturday, November 14, 2020
Registration Deadline:  October 15, 2020 Limited to 10 teams
Contact persons: Mitchell R. Haney and George Sherman
                            Email: [email protected]
                            Website:  http://southeastregionalethicsbowl.org/
Participants are typically from Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and Alabama.
Additional Host Fee:  None

Texas Regional Ethics Bowl 
Location: Virtual Event
Bowl Date: Saturday, November 14, 2020
Registration Deadline:  October 24, 2020   Limited team spots are available and may fill before the deadline
Contact person:  Dr. Robert Boyd Skipper
                           Email: [email protected]
Participants are typically from Texas, Arkansas, and Oklahoma.

Additional Host Fee: $100 / team

Upper Midwest Regional Ethics Bowl (combined with Great Lakes Region)

Location: Virtual Synchronous Event
Bowl Date: Saturday, November 14, 2020

Registration Deadline:  October 23, 2020.   

Priority Registration Dates:  August 24 - September 18, 2020. During this time, registration is only open to regular participants of the Great Lakes/Upper Midwest competition, and each school may only register one team.  Total cap, for now, is 20 schools. 

General Registration (open to all):  September 18 - October 23, 2020
            

Contact person:   Kelly Laas  or Lisa Campbell 
                            Email:  [email protected]    [email protected]
Participants are typically from Michigan, Wisconsin and Illinois.
Additional Host Fee: $75

Wasatch Regional Ethics Bowl (combined w/ Rocky Mtn Region)
Location: Virtual Synchronous Event
Bowl Date: Saturday, November 14, 2020

Registration limited to 1 team / school with maximum of 16 

Priority Registration Dates:  August 24 - September 30, 2020
During this time, registration is only open to recent regular participants of the Rocky Mountain & Wasatch regional competitions. 

General Registration (open to all) :  October 1 - October 16, 2020


Contact person: Richard Greene
                           Email: 
[email protected]
Participants are typically from Utah, Idaho, and California. 
Additional Host Fee:  None

Two-Year College National Qualifier
-- Participants are nationwide and must be a two year college  -- 
Host:  Santa Fe College
Location: Virtual Event via Zoom

Bowl Dates: Friday, November 21 & Saturday, November 22, 2020
Registration Date:  October 16, 2020  Limited team spots are available and may fill before the deadline

Contact person: Ann Thebaut
                          Email: [email protected]

Additional Host Fee:  None