Seven local high schools to compete in EnviroBowl at TROY's Dothan Campus

Posted: Friday, 15 January 2016

DOTHAN - Seven local high schools will compete at the 2016 EnviroBowl on Friday, Jan. 22 at Troy University's Dothan Campus.

Students will test their knowledge of various environmental topics during the competition, which takes place at 9 a.m. inside the Harrison Room in Malone Hall.

EnviroBowl, sponsored by Legacy, Partners in Environmental Education, is a double-elimination tournament with each game played in two rounds.

The first round directs two questions to pairs of teammates, while the second round consists of 20 toss-up questions as well as bonus questions, all within a 20-minute time limit.

Schools participating in the tournament are:

  • Straughn High School
  • Providence Christian School
  • Northside Methodist Academy
  • Dothan High School
  • Geneva County High School
  • T.R. Miller High School
  • Houston Academy

Topics covered during the competition include: physical science, biology, chemistry, physics, aqua science, botany, earth and space, environmental science, geology, marine science, and zoology.

The Dothan Campus competition is one of six regionals throughout the state.

The top three teams from each regional will advance to compete in Birmingham for the state championship on March 10.

Legacy is a nonprofit organization funded by the "Protect Our Environment" car tag and dedicated to providing balanced, fact-based information about the environment to Alabama's citizens