IMPORTANT: DEADLINE EXTENSION FOR DIVISION A FOOD WEBS ... OWL PELLETS

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We are mindful of many schools that have been closed due to challenges associated with the fires in the area. We hope that you are all well and safe and that you will soon be able to return to a greater sense of normalcy.

In consideration of schools that have been closed, the first online submission deadline for the Food Webs...Owl Pellets event is Friday, December 15, 2017.

Important Update: Division C Helicopters

Helicopters will require Eye Protection B as described by the National Science Olympiad Eye Protection Policies. You can click on the blue link and go there directly.

Further this is posted on this website at Rules/Updates

Please understand: this is a requirement and will not be waived if students show up without proper eye protection. Proper eye protection is described in the link above.

Important Update: Division B Wright Stuff

Wright Stuff B will require Eye Protection B as described by the National Science Olympiad Eye Protection Policies. You can click on the blue link and go there directly.

Further this is posted on this webpage at Rules/Updates.

Please understand: this is a requirement and will not be waived if students show up without proper eye protection. Proper eye protection is described in the link above.

 

Division A Occidental Events Schedule Now Posted

The Preliminary Schedule of Events for Division A at Occidental has been posted to aid in planning for the competitions at the Occidental College Science Olympiad venues=. NOTE: It possible that this event schedule will change. This schedule may change depending on room availability, equipment or materials needs, or other conditions. 

Schedules are now available for:

Schedules for other divisions and venues are being confirmed and will posted shortly.

SoCal Science Olympiad Financial Assistance Fund

The Southern California Science Olympiad recently announced the creation of the SoCal Science Olympiad Financial Assistance Fund to support SoCal teams.

Their announcement from their Web site states, "In alignment with the National Science Olympiad's initiatives, the Southern California Science Olympiad has allocated funds to support Southern California schools in financial needs to participate in Science Olympiad. We hope that this new initiative will allow new teams and teams in financial need to avail themselves of this support option."

Visit the SoCal Science Olympiad Web site for details and an application: https://t.co/YDCCEhnpUp

Some Preliminary Schedules Have Been Posted

Preliminary Schedules of Events have been posted to aid in planning for the competitions at various Science Olympiad venues. NOTE: It possible that this event schedule will change. This schedule may change depending on room availability, equipment or materials needs, or other conditions. 

Schedules are available for:

Schedules for other divisions and venues are being confirmed and will posted shortly.

 

Request for Rules/Event Clarification Now Available for All Divisions

Submit a Request for Rules Clarification to ask questions about a specific section and paragraph in an event rule that might be unclear. Only specific, clarifying questions will receive replies. Replies will be posted if they are not a repetition of what is already stated in the rules. Replies to requests for rules clarifications are posted in the **Rules/Updates** section of this Web site.  

Examples of questions that will not receive a reply: what materials to use, how to build a device, does my device comply with the rules, what will be covered on a test, can I borrow your goggles, or questions about how to coach an event.

Requests for Rules Clarification