Cases, Rules, and Guidelines

For more information about the Ethics BowlSM competitions contact the Association’s IEB Board Chair, Richard Greene, Phone: 801-626-6694, email:


Important Ethics Bowl Dates

Regional cases posted – September 6, 2017  (See below)

Nationals cases posted – January 3, 2018  (See below)


2017-2018 IEB Regional Rules

2017-2018 Judges_Guidelines

Ethics Bowl Etiquette

2017-2018 IEB Judge’s Score Sheet

Ethics Bowl Judge Training Video

Ethics Bowl Regional Sample Cases

Moderator Script

2017-2018 IEB Championship Rules

National Ethics Bowl Cases

2018 National IEB Cases

Regional Cases and Rules

2017 Cases for Nationals

2017 Regional IEB Cases Revised

2017-2018 IEB Regional Rules


Regional and National

Registration Form

Regional or National competition? (The National Competition is held in February.)


Select your region:

Thank you for your registration. It has been sent to the APPE Office.

Registration Information

The registration fees for participation in the Regional Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl are, as follows:

1. APPE Ethics Bowl Regional fee for all schools $100 (for up to two teams.)
2. Regional Host Registration Fee (if requested by region.)
3. All Ethics Bowl Teams must have at least one APPE Individual Member or one Institutional Member associated with their team (student memberships with APPE do not meet this qualification.)

Additional Requirements

Each team must complete the Team Registration Form. 

A team will not be considered registered for their competition until the form and APPE payment are received.

Some regions will have an additional fee to be paid to the region directly.  That information is listed on the Regional List page.


Membership Qualification

To renew your Membership with APPE or become a member of APPE, please click on the following link: APPE Membership


Payment Options
After filling out and submitting the registration form to the left. Please pay via one of these three options. Your application is not complete until you submit payment.

1. Credit Card (online) – After submitting filling out the form, click here to access our online payment portal.

2. Mail: Please mail a check drawn from a U.S. financial institution to:  APPE, P.O. Box 37, Greencastle, IN 46135. Do not send checks drawn on foreign bank accounts. We can only accept checks drawn on U.S. Bank Accounts.

3. Electronic bank transfer: Please contact the APPE office for banking information and instructions. Foreign bank transfers will have an additional bank processing fee.


Note: Though the general IEB policy has been that schools may send up to two teams to the regional competitions, some Regions are not equipped to handle the additional number of schools.  Please, check with your region, before registering two teams for any regional competition.

Any team qualifying for the APPE Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl Nationals will have a competition fee of $100 to be paid to APPE at the time of qualification.  You cannot register for Nationals before receiving your qualifying bid at your Regional Competition.  To register:  Fill out the form above and select Nationals from the drop down list.  Submit your payment following the same instructions.

Teams who do not have an Individual or Institutional member of the Association associated with them and have questions regarding the qualification, please contact  Beth Works, APPE Assistant Director, (Email:; Phone: 765-658-5015) for assistance.

Refund Policy

For National IEB Competition: A full refund in available up to one month prior to the competition.  After that date, a full refund will be awarded only in the even that another team is available to fill the vacated spot.