The 2016 edition of the SPE student members quiz competition, PetroBowl, will be held at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in Dubai on 26 September. Out of the 125 SPE student chapter teams that participated in regional qualifiers, 36 teams have been selected for competing in the championship. Selected teams from each region are listed here. Debuted in 2002 by the SPE Gulf Coast Section, PetroBowl has grown in participation and popularity among students. Beginning last year, it is organized as an international event with regional qualifiers held in Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, South America and Caribbean, Middle East, and North America SPE regions.