National FAQ: Since lithium batteries are prohibited, are NiMH batteries allowed because some contain small amounts of lithium? (section: 3 / paragraph: f / sub-paragraph:  / line: 4)

A: Yes, batteries such as NiCad and NiMH batteries which may contain small amounts of lithium are still permitted for use. Please see the complete Science Olympiad Battery Policy found at https://www.soinc.org/join/policies