Tufts University will host the New England Regional High School Ethics Bowl on February 4, 2017 in Miner Hall on the Tufts campus.
We ask that students be dropped off at Miner Hall by 8:30 a.m. and picked up by 6:00 p..m. Once we know how many teams are competing, we will post a more detailed schedule for the day.
More information on what an Ethics Bowl is or how to get involved can be found at the National High School Ethics Bowl Website. The National High School Ethics Bowl website hosts information on the rules and procedures, the cases that will be debated, how to start a team at your high school, and many more details. If you are considering participating, there is sure to be a lot of helpful information for you there.
Be sure to check back for more information on the New England Regional Bowl hosted by Tufts University.
Below are some answers to frequently asked questions.
The New England Regional High School Ethics Bowl will be held on Saturday, February 4th, 2017.
The deadline for registration with the Tufts Philosophy Department is January 19, 2017.
Payment of the registration fee to the Tufts Philosophy Department is due by January 27, 2017.
How to register your team:
We recommend that teams have between four (4) and six (6) members. In accordance with the national HSEB rules, no more than five (5) students from a team may compete in any given round.
If your school wants to send more than one (1) team, please contact us: Susan.Russinoff@tufts.edu
There are two parts to the registration process.
1 Submission of online registration form, which asks for school, chaperone, and student information.
2 Payment of fees for participation in the New England Regional Ethics Bowl (to Tufts.)
The online registration form is required for participation in the New England Regional Ethics Bowl. The form asks information about the participating school, chaperone(s), and team members. Registration is open until January 19, 2017.
There are two fees required to participate in the 2017 New England Regional High School Ethics Bowl. We strongly encourage schools to help students for whom cost might be a barrier for participation. There is no additional cost for chaperones to attend the bowl.
1 A registration fee of $75.00 per school, collected by the National High School Ethics Bowl, Parr School for Ethics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This payment can be made online via their website (http://nhseb.unc.edu/local/registration/). The $75 fee can be waived in cases of financial hardship.
2 A registration fee of $10.00 per team member collected by the Tufts department of philosophy in advance of the competition. Please write a check out to:
Department of Philosophy, Tufts University
The check can be mailed to:
Department of Philosophy
Medford, MA, 02155
Other information about the New England Regional Ethics Bowl, including this year’s cases, rules and regulations, and the judge’s score sheet can be found on our materials page.