SOURCE: Arizona Technology Council

January 24, 2008 10:00 ET

Registration Begins for Arizona Middle School Science Bowl

PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwire - January 24, 2008) - Registration for Arizona's 2008 Middle School Science Bowl is now open to teams of four students and one sponsor coach. The deadline to register for the competition is February 15, 2008. Cost to register is $45 per team. To participate, students and coaches must register online at www.azsciencebowl.us.

The Arizona competition will take place on April 19, 2008. Teams will be competing for a fully paid trip to the U.S. Department of Energy's National Science Bowl® for Middle School Students in Denver, Colorado June 19 - 22, 2008.

The 2008 Middle School Science Bowl is co-sponsored by Arizona companies Televerde and Solugenix Corporation, and organized by the Arizona Technology Council. The winner of the 2007 competition was the Chandler Preparatory Academy team.

"We are excited to sponsor a remarkable program that emphasizes the fun in science and math for our middle school students," said Steven Zylstra, president & CEO of the Arizona Technology Council. "Based on the success of last year's competition, we expect a large turnout this year and encourage all middle school students to put together a winning team and register before the February 15, 2008 deadline."

THE ARIZONA TECHNOLOGY COUNCIL

The Arizona Technology Council is the largest technology association in Arizona serving all technology sectors across the state representing nearly 500 member companies. The Arizona Technology Council is a member-driven, private, not-for-profit technology trade association. The Council focuses on the interests of technology companies, support firms, educational institutions and state-wide economic development groups that collectively form Arizona's technology community. For more information, visit www.aztechcouncil.org.

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