NC Science Olympiad
2014 North Carolina Events List

Please note that these are the events that will be run at the State Tournament. Regional Tournament Directors may choose not to run all of these events (see your tournament schedule). Events in the National Rule Book, but not listed in this list will NOT be run in North Carolina. "North Carolina Only" are starred (*) below and these rules can be found by clicking the event. Resources and help can be found by clicking any event.
Division A (Elementary)
Division B (Middle)
Division C (High)
Event Scoresheets can be found by simply clicking the events. Not all events lend themselves to having scoresheets. Only those that do will have these.
Please make sure to continue to check this list for EVENT CLARIFICATIONS. Only these clarifications will be honored at NC Tournaments. FAQs on the National Site are NOT rule clarifications and have no bearings on decisions made by Event Leaders in North Carolina.

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2014 Division A (Elementary) Events List

Division A Coaches Manual 2014
Division A Tournament Committee Manual
Brief Description of all Elementary Events
Information on Eye Protection

3...2...1... Blast Off! video availableCLARIFICATION (2/11/14)
Backyard Biologist CLARIFICATION (12/19/13)
Bone & Brawn
Bridge-a-roni CLARIFICATION (1/30/14)
Data Crunchers CLARIFICATION (1/21/14)
Describe It, Build It video available
Ecology Expert
Fossil Frenzy CLARIFICATION (2/24/14)
Genes R Us
The Heat is On
Junk Box Build-Off
Science CharadesCLARIFICATION (2/11/14)
Sky Quest
Super Sleuths CLARIFICATION (10/15/13)
TrajeggtoryCLARIFICATION (12/18/13)
Weather Permitting
What's the Matter?
Work It Out

Biomass Challenge - Trial Event CLARIFICATION (10/30/13, 3/5/14)

2014 Division B (Middle) Events List

Brief Description for all 23 events
Information on Eye Protection

Anatomy CLARIFICATION (1/7/14)
Boomilever CLARIFICATION (11/19/13)
Bottle Rocket*NC video available
Crime Busters*NC video available
Disease Detectives
Duct Tape Challenge *NC
Dynamic Planet
Elastic Launched Glider *NC CLARIFICATION (11/19/13)
Entomology CLARIFICATION (1/10/14)
Experimental Design CLARIFICATION (9/17/13)
Helicopters (Trial at STATES Only) CLARIFICATION (4/2/14)
Heredity
It Matters!*NC
Meteorology video available CLARIFICATION (2/27/14)
Metric Mastery
Road Scholar video available
Rocks and Minerals
Shock Value video available
Simple Machines IMPOUND CLARIFICATION (1/30/14)
Solar System
Sounds of Music CLARIFICATION (1/20/14)
Water Quality CLARIFICATION (11/19/13)
Wheeled Vehicle IMPOUND CLARIFICATION (2/22/14)
Write It, Do It video available

*NC = North Carolina Event ONLY, follow link for event rules. Counts in tournament scoring

The following B National Events will NOT be run in North Carolina:
Can't Judge a Powder (Replaced with It Matters!)
Crimebusters- National version (Replaced with NC Only version)
Helicopters (Replaced with Elastic Launched Gliders)
Robo Cross (Replaced with Bottle Rockets)
Rotor Egg Drop (Replaced with Duct Tape Challenge)

2014 Division C (High) Events List

Brief Description for all 23 events
Information on Eye Protection

Anatomy and Physiology
Astronomy CLARIFICATION (9/24/13)
Boomilever CLARIFICATION (11/19/13)
Bottle Rocket*NC video available
Chemistry Labvideo availableCLARIFICATION (12/18/13)
Circuit Lab
Compound Machines IMPOUND CLARIFICATION (1/30/14)
Designer Genes
Disease Detectives
Dynamic Planet
Elastic Launched Glider CLARIFICATION (11/19/13)
Entomology CLARIFICATION (1/10/14)
Experimental Design CLARIFICATION (9/17/13)
Forensics*NC video available
GeoLogic Mapping
Green Generation*NC
Materials Science
MagLev (Trial at STATES only) IMPOUND CLARIFICATION (4/2/14)
Mission Possible IMPOUND CLARIFICATION (2/18/14)
Mystery Architecture*NC
Rocks and Minerals
Scrambler IMPOUND CLARIFICATION (2/22/14)
Water Quality CLARIFICATION (11/19/13)
Write It, Do It video available

*NC = North Carolina Event ONLY, follow link for event rules. Counts in tournament scoring.

The following C National Events will NOT be run in North Carolina:
Bungee Egg Drop (Replaced with Mystery Architecture)
Forensics- National Version (Replaced with NC Version)
MagLev (Replaced with Bottle Rockets)
Technical Problem Solving (Replaced with Green Generation)

 

 
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