2017 Fall Regional Conference

November 17-19th
Garden Grove, CA



hackNSBE is an intense and rewarding 5-hour programming experience. Teams of 2-5 will work to solve a coding challenge using their technical knowledge and provided APIs and SDKs. This event is open to students of all majors. Previous programming experience is not required but recommended for participating. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.
- Teams may use an programming language.
- Teams must be solidified before completing this form. Have all names and contact information ready. You must submit a spreadsheet with the name, phone number, email, and University of all team members.

Deadline: November 3, 2017 at 11:55 PM


Technical Research Competition

Have you conducted research or published a paper? Have you participated in a senior design class/project? Well, if you answered yes to any of these questions, the Technical Research Exhibition (TRE) is the competition for you! TRE is designed as a platform for qualified members to showcase their outstanding technical contributions to society. Sign up by submitting your project abstract today!

Deadline: October 28, 2017


NSBE Debaters

Should the U.S. require public schools to provide instruction in Computer Science to students by the seventh grade? Come debate on this important topic at the 2017 NSBE Debaters competition. Assemble a team of three and prepare to debate by following parliamentary rules. The winning team advances to the finals at the 2018 National Convention.

Deadline: October 28, 2017

Elevator Pitch Competition

Do you have a business idea? Are you ready to get your idea out there? Then come pitch your idea in 60 seconds or less to seasoned entrepreneurs, investors, and potential business partners! The competition focuses on the idea for your business without the details of implementation.  Showcase your vision and sign up today!

Deadline: October 28, 2017


Academic Tech Bowl

Showcase your skills in a Jeopardy competition unlike any other. The Academic Tech Bowl tests your knowledge on NSBE, African American scientists, inventors, and engineers and the fundamentals of engineering. Assemble a team of four and get ready to win an exciting prize!

Deadline: October 28, 2017


Mr. and Miss Region VI Pageant

Do you embody the NSBE mission? Do you have that SIXy swagger, charisma and confidence? If so, apply today to be Mr. or Miss Region 6! The pageant will test your talent, speaking skills, and commitment to NSBE mission. The winners move on the Mr. and Miss NSBE Pageant at the 2018 National Convention. Come show the Region you have what it takes to win it all!

The competition will occur at the Fall Regional Conference on Saturday, November 18th at the Hyatt Regency Orange County.

Deadline: October 28,  2017