NC Science Olympiad
2015 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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2015 Division A (Elementary) Events List
Division A Coaches Manual 2015
Division A Tournament Committee Manual
Brief Description of all Elementary Events
Information on Eye Protection

3,2,1, Blast Off!
All Charged Up
Backyard Biologist
Chew the Fat
Data Crunchers
Describe It, Build It
Ecology Experts
Fast Facts
First in Flight
Pasta Tower
Planet Protectors
Rock Star
Science Password
Sky Quest
STEM Design ChallengeCLARIFICATION (10/25/14)
Super Sleuths CLARIFICATION (9/10/14)
Trajeggtory
Weather Permitting
What's the Matter?

2015 Division B (Middle) Events List

Brief Description for all 23 events
Information on Eye Protection

Air Trajectory IMPOUND CLARIFICATION (9/8/14)
Anatomy and Physiology
Bio-Process Lab
Bridge CLARIFICATION (11/26/14)
Bottle Rocket video available
Crave the Wave
Crimebusters video availableCLARIFICATION (9/9/14)
Disease Detectives
Duct Tape Challenge*NC
Dynamic Planet
Elastic Launched Glider video available CLARIFICATION (9/8/14)
Entomology
Experimental Design CLARIFICATION (9/8/14)
Fossils
Green Generation
It Matters!*NC
Meteorology video available
Picture This video availableCLARIFICATION (11/26/14)
Simple Machines video available IMPOUND CLARIFICATION (10/16/14)
Road Scholar video available
Solar System
Wheeled Vehicle video available IMPOUND CLARIFICATION (11/1/14)
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!
Robo Cross - replaced with Duct Tape Challenge

Reference pages for National Only events:
Can't Judge a Powder
Robo Cross

2015 Division C (High) Events List

Brief Description for all 23 events
Information on Eye Protection

Air Trajectory IMPOUND CLARIFICATION (9/8/14)
Anatomy & Physiology
Astronomy CLARIFICATION (9/8/14)
Bridge CLARIFICATION (11/26/14)
Cell Biology
Chem Lab video availableCLARIFICATION (9/8/14)
Compound Machines IMPOUND CLARIFICATION (10/16/14)
Crave the Wave*NC
Disease Detectives
Duct Tape Challenge *NC
Dynamic Planet
Egg-O-Naut*NC video available
Entomology
Experimental Design CLARIFICATION (9/8/14)
Forensics video availableCLARIFICATION (9/18/14)
Fossils
GeoLogic Mapping
Green Generation
It Matters!*NC
Mission Possible video availableIMPOUND
Scrambler video available IMPOUND CLARIFICATION (10/16/14)
Wright Stuff video available CLARIFICATION (10/16/14)
Write It, Do It video available

Amazing Mechatronics *NC *TRIAL in Asheville, Charlotte, & Raleigh tournaments only

*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 Drop - replaced with Egg-O-Naut
It's About Time - replaced with Crave the Wave
Protein Modeling - replaced with It Matters!
Technical Problem Solving - replaced with Duct Tape Challenge

Reference pages for National Only events:
Bungee Drop
It's About Time
Protein Modeling
Technical Problem Solving

 

 
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