Updated: March 30, 2017

NORTH DAKOTA
SCIENCE OLYMPIAD

2017 RULES CLARIFICATION


NATIONAL RULES CLARIFICATIONS

Official Rules Clarifications are made to clarify or correct the rules printed in the manuals. These Official Rules Clarifications apply to all states and all tournaments and originate at the national level. Click here to Submit a Question or view FAQs.

Anatomy & Physiology: Glaucoma may be tested for the Nervous System and the Sense Organs at all three levels (Regional, State and National). (11/14/16)

Astronomy 3.c. Henize 2-248 should be Henize 2-428 (10/9/16)

Crimebusters 2.a.xi. should read: "Each team may bring five 8.5" x 11" sheets of paper (both sides) containing information in any form from any source (sheet protectors are permitted)." (11/6/16)

Forensics 2.a.xv. should read: "Each team may bring five 8.5" x 11" sheets of paper
5 pages (both sides) containing information in any form from any source (sheet protectors are permitted)." (11/6/16)

Hovercraft 4.i. should read: "Brushless motors and integrated circuits are not permitted, unless they are an integral part of and are imbedded into a commerically available electronic or computer cooling fan." (9/12/16)

Microbe Mission see the new list of Microbial Diseases: The Life Science committee has limited Potato Blight to Early Potato Blight and will accept the terms Ebola and Chlamydia. (11/14/16)

Mission Possible 4.d.i should read: "See 5.l. for additional levers bonus." (10/5/16)

Science Olympiad Policy for Significant Figures (12/5/12)


NORTH DAKOTA RULES CLARIFICATIONS

  • North Dakota Rules Clarification: At the State Science Olympiad, we will not be including trial events into the total team scores. This ruling has been made upon advice from the national office. (The national event likewise does not include trial events into total team scores). (Posted 10/28/02).


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