NC Science Olympiad
2016 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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2016 Division A (Elementary) Events List
Division A Coaches Manual 2016
Brief Description of all Elementary Events
Information on Eye Protection

3,2,1, Blast Off!
All Charged Up
Animal Adaptations CLARIFICATION 10/28/2015
Backyard Biologist
Data Crunchers
Describe It, Build It
First in Flight
Fossil Frenzy
Landformers
Marshmallow Catapults CLARIFICATION 11/02/2015
Newton's Notions
Pasta Tower CLARIFICATION 1/19/2016
Planet Protectors
Pump It Up!
Science Sketchers
Sky Quest
STEM Design Challenge
Super Sleuths
Weather Permitting

2016 Division B (Middle) Events List

Brief Description for all 23 events
Information on Eye Protection

Air Trajectory IMPOUND
Anatomy and Physiology
Bio-Process Lab
Bottle Rocket CLARIFICATION 2/4/2016
Bridge
Crave the Wave
Crimebusters
Disease Detectives
Duct Tape Challenge*NC
Dynamic Planet
Elastic Launched Glider
Food Science IMPOUND CLARIFICATION 2/1/16
Fossils
Green Generation
Invasive Species
Meteorology
Mission Possible
Picture This
Reach for the Stars
Road Scholar
Scrambler Car IMPOUND CLARIFICATION 11/16/2015
Wind Power IMPOUND
Write It, Do It

*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:
Experimental Design - replaced with Duct Tape Challenge

Reference pages for National Only events:
Experimental Design

2016 Division C (High) Events List

Brief Description for all 23 events
Information on Eye Protection

Air Trajectory IMPOUND
Amazing Mechatronics
Anatomy & Physiology
Astronomy
Bottle Rocket *NC Updated scoresheet 2/4/2016
Bridge
Cell Biology
Chem Lab
Disease Detectives
Duct Tape Challenge *NC
Dynamic Planet
Electric Vehicle IMPOUND
Food Science *NC IMPOUND CLARIFICATION 2/1/2016
Forensics
Fossils
GeoLogic Mapping
Green Generation
Hydrogeology
Invasive Species
It's About Time IMPOUND
Wind Power IMPOUND
Wright Stuff
Write It, Do It

*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. Click the links to visit the national reference pages:
Experimental Design
Game On
Protein Modeling
Robot Arm


 

 
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