Science Bowl is a popular and growing activity across the United States.  National Science Bowl┬« (NSB) is sponsored by the US Dept of Energy, and their official Science Bowl webpage is here. We are the leading supplier of quiz-lockout equipment for Science Bowl. Our systems are used by many teams and organizations who host regional and national tournaments.

Science Bowl Quiz-Lockout Systems

 “Which system is best for Science Bowl?”
This a common question and there is no “right” answer. As shown below, we have several systems that are used for Science Bowl, but preferences vary from region to region.
Ask coaches in your region to see which systems and features are most popular. It’s beneficial for your players to practice on the same systems they’ll be using in tournaments
Recommended SystemsInformation

4-Player Console
Team Practice


4 hand-held buttons
same buttons used on our top systems

4 players total

10-Player Quiz System

10 hand-held buttons

15-foot extenders

Lights are on Console (not at players)

includes durable case
10 player capacity

Traditional Buzzer System
Light in front of player

15-foot cord for player

Hand-held buttons


includes durable case
8 players

Line Up System
Daisy-Chain Wiring (minimize clutter)

Light in front of player

20-foot team cord

Hand-held buttons

Durable plugs/cords


includes durable case
2 teams, 4 per team

Quiz Timer for Science Bowl
Times both Match & Questions

Remote Control

Connects to lockout system

Bright Digits

Lockout system sold separately

includes durable case

Science Bowl Questions

 We don’t sell question sets,
but we recommend question sets
from Avery Enterprises.
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High School Sets: save $7 per set (~10%)
Middle School Sets: save $3 per set (~5%)