Self-Scheduled Event Registration Has Closed

Online registration for self-scheduled events has closed. Teams may not pre-register for preferred time slots for walk-in events.

Note that you will NOT be able to sign up for these events. If you failed to sign up, you may not be able to participate in that event during the Science Olympiad tournament. As schedules and conditions permit, teams may be able to sign up on the morning of the Science Olympiad. Opportunity to sign up the day of the tournament may not be available and is not guaranteed.

Pre-Final Division B and C Schedule of Events Posted for Antelope Valley College

An updated 2016 Division B and Division C Pre-Final Schedule of Events at Antelope Valley College has been posted. This version, 02/02/16, is a Pre-Final Schedule of Events for Antelope Valley College. It is provided now to aid in planning for the actual competition. NOTE: It possible that this event schedule will change–but not likely. This schedule may change depending on room availability, equipment or materials needs, or other conditions. This version includes competition rooms and campus venues where selected events will be held.

Requests for Rule Clarification Will Close Monday, February 8th

The deadline for submitting a request for rule clarification is Monday, February 8, 2016 at 5:00 pm. You can see all clarifications in the Rules Updates section on this Web site.

All rule clarifications will be posted by Wednesday, February 10, 2016 by 5:00 pm.

Division A Rules Updates
Division B Rules Updates
Division C Rules Updates

Updated Division B and C Schedule of Events Posted for Antelope Valley College

An updated 2016 Division B and Division C Preliminary Schedule of Events at Antelope Valley College has been posted. This version, posted 02/01/16, is a Preliminary Schedule of Events for Antelope Valley College. It is provided now to aid in planning for the actual competition. NOTE: It possible that this event schedule will change. This schedule may change depending on room availability, equipment or materials needs, or other conditions. The next version to be posted will include competition rooms and campus venues where selected events will be held.

2016 Division A Pre-Final Schedule of Events at Antelope Valley College Is Now Posted

The 2016 Division A Pre-Final Schedule of Events at Antelope Valley College is now posted. This version, posted 02/01/16 12:43 PM, is a PRE-FINAL Schedule of Events for Antelope Valley College. It is provided now to aid in planning for the actual competition. NOTE: It possible that this event schedule will change–but not likely. This schedule may change depending on room availability, equipment or materials needs, or other conditions.

Important Rules Updates Posted

Numerous updates to event rules have been posted in the past several days. Many of these updates come from the National Science Olympiad and are collected here to help team coaches prepare for the Los Angeles County Science Olympiad competition.

These updates clarify many questions raised about the published event rules. Some are modifications of the published rules, some are interpretations of the published rules. Coaches are advised to review these posted updates. These rule updates and clarifications are official and will be used to conduct the respective event at the upcoming competition.

These are rules updates posted most recently:

Division B:
- National Update: Write It Do It
- National Update: Wind Power
- National Update: Air Trajectory
- Bridge Building
- Experimental Design
- Fossils
- Invasive Species
- Scrambler
- Mission Possible
- Food Science
- Bottle Rocket
- National Update: Food Science
- Picture This
- Elastic Launched Glider
- National Update: Mission Possible

Division C:
- National Update: Write It Do It
- National Update: Wind Power
- National Update: Air Trajectory
- Bridge Building
- Experimental Design
- Game On
- Fossils
- National Update: Wind Power
- Its About Time
- Invasive Species
- National Update: Electric Vehicle
- Chem Lab
- Astronomy
- Hydrogeology
- Geologic Mapping
- Robot Arm

Form for Submitting Final Pill Bugs Event Data Now Available

The online form for submitting data for the Division A Pill Bugs Event–PART 3 is now available in the Coach's section of this Web site. Only the first form submitted by a team will be scored. Forms submitted after the first form will be ignored.

Important: Online submissions must all represent student work. Students may type in the box, or cut and paste text from previously prepared documents. It is the responsibility of the Science Olympiad coach for the team to assure that all work submitted is student work.

For this final submission there are only two parts: share your observations/data as they relate to the student's question, and student conclusions based on their data. Responses need not be lengthy, but should be specific, and sufficient to communicate clearly.

Remember to submit the third set of information on or before th deadline on February 5, 2016.

The final part of the Pill Bugs event will occur during registration on the day of the competition. Please bring original student notes, data tables, and conclusions to the Science Olympiad on the day of the tournament as evidence of your investigation and experimentation. You may include a few photos as well. These items will not be returned. All of this material should be included in a large envelope and submitted with your team name and number when you check in at registration.

Good luck and thanks for participting in the 30th Annusl Los Angeles County Science Olympiad.