NC Science Olympiad
Division A
North Carolina Science Olympiad (NCSO) is growing in Division A elementary tournaments ! For the 2016 school year, tournaments are being offered in various areas of the State. These locations and dates are posted below. If there is a tournament near you, start a team and participate in that tournament!

NCSO is currently seeking more elementary tournament host sites. Because Elementary Science Olympiad is new, many areas of NC do not yet have local elementary tournaments. Tournaments in your area may also have a restriction on participation and/or have too many teams already registered. Local Education Agencies, private, public, and home schools, non-profits, home, and other groups interested in starting an elementary science olympiad tournament should contact the state office.

NCSO's elementary events were developed by North Carolina Master Elementary Teachers. The events align with the NC Standard Course of Study and what teachers are already doing in the classroom. Further, these events are well balanced between the various science disciplines, requiring knowledge of science facts, concepts, processes, skills and applications. Olympic-style medals are awarded to top placing individuals in each event. Team trophies are also awarded to top placing teams at each tournament.

Ready to start a team? Read this!
2016 North Carolina Science Olympiad: It's Elementary! Coaches Manual
2016 NCSO: It's Elementary! Sample Tournament Schedule

Ready to start your own tournament? Read this!!
2015 North Carolina Science Olympiad: It's Elementary! Tournament Director's Manual

Other Common Questions:
Why should students be involved in the Elementary NC Science Olympiad?
I want to compete, but there is no tournament close, what can I do?
How much does it cost?

Division A Tournaments
TournamentLocationTournament DateSnow Date
(if needed)
AlamanceAlamance Community College04-16-16-
BrunswickWest Brunswick High School--
BuncombeCharles D Owen High School--
CabarrusColtrane-Webb Magnet School--
CatawbaLenoir Rhyne University04-30-16-
CumberlandSouth View High School04-16-16-
Durham (Div A)Southern School of Energy & Sustainability04-30-16-
JohnstonFour Oaks Elementary School03-19-16-
MecklenburgUNC-Charlotte--
New HanoverAshley High School--
OnslowNorthside High School01-30-16-
PenderHeide Trask Senior High School04-09-16-
PittJ.H. Rose High School03-12-16-
Wake - Leesville RoadLeesville Road Elementary--
Wake - Middle CreekMiddle Creek High School03-19-16-
Wake- BroughtonBroughton High School05-07-16-
WilkesWest Wilkes Middle School05-14-16-
TOURNAMENT
HOST SITE
DATE
Lenoir Rhyne
3/24/12
Cape Fear Senior High
4/28/12
UNC-Charlotte
5/26/12
Ashley High School
3/31/12
Raleigh Charter High School
4/14/12
Wake- MC Middle Creek Elementary
3/24/12
Fred A. Smith Elementary
4/21/12





 
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