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For Immediate Release

March 11, 2009

Contact: Pam Joseph (419) 995-8284 or Lesley King Fry (419) 995-8671

Ohio State Lima welcomes WBL Scholastic Bowl Tournament

Varsity and JV teams from 10 high schools will compete

The Ohio State University at Lima will host its third annual Western Buckeye League Scholastic Bowl Tournament starting at 10 a.m., Friday, March 13, 2009. Competition rooms are in Galvin Hall. Registration and the award ceremony are in Reed Hall. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Trophy presentations will start sometime between 2:30-3:00 p.m. in the Martha W. Farmer Theatre for the Performing Arts in Reed Hall.

High school teams from around western Ohio will go head-to-head in an exciting round-robin scholastic bowl tournament. Varsity and junior varsity teams are from Bath, Celina, Defiance, Elida, Kenton, Ottawa Glandorf, Shawnee, St. Marys, Van Wert and Wapakoneta. Approximately 140 students are scheduled to compete.

Awards will include Varsity Tournament Champion and Runner-up, First Place and Runner-up for JV, and an All Tournament Team. The WBL Scholastic Bowl Tournament is sponsored in part by the Mercer Savings Bank.

For more information, contact Roger Nimps at (419) 995-8369 or Jane Higbie at (419) 995-8382. Visit the website at Lima.OSU.edu/quizbowl/.

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