Any student from your school may compete in Trial & Exploratory events. That means official competitors, observers, and alternates may compete. The maximum number of competitors per school can be found on the official rules. Trial Events will receive no points but medals are awarded for places 1-3.
In the spirit of Science Olympiad tradition, we are pleased to announce the continuation of hosting Open House/Exploratory Activities for students to participate in during Friday and Saturday. These activities are intended to be interesting learning opportunities, not competitive events. Students may receive various forms of recognition for participation in the activity (e.g., ribbon or certificate but neither points nor medals). These events will be listed on the Master Schedule. Winners in the Exploratory Activities will not be announced, but results may be included in the school packet that will be distributed after the ceremony.
Question: When are trial and exploratory events held?
Answer: All events of all kinds, except Bottle Rocket will be held on Saturday.
C Division Trial Events:
C Division Exploratory Event:
B Division Trial Event:
B Division Exploratory Events:
Question: How many students may make up the team for Out and Back?
All four gyms are standard middle school basketball courts; playing surface of 21.95 m x 12.8 m. The actual floor surface is larger than these numbers.
- Reid Gym (trajectory): The ceiling is horizontal, approximately 6.1m above the floor.
- St. Mary’s Gym (Wright Stuff):
- The ceiling is sloped with angled support trusses.
- Approximate floor to truss height at center of gym: 9 m
- Approximate uninhibited height for a 6.1 m diameter circle: 8.5 m
- Approximate uninhibited height for a 9.1 m diameter circle : 7.3 m
- The basketball goals will be down.
- St. Mary’s cafeteria (Scrambler): approximately 21.95m x 10 m; vinyl floor.
- Trinity (Experimental Design, Pentathlon, Out and Back): both Wesley Hall and the gym are about the same size. Wesley Hall has carpet.
- Episcopal Day School (Robo-Cross, Electric Vehicle and Elevated Bridge): the stage is about 9.14 m x 4.57 m
COMPUTER ACCESS ON CAMPUS
Question: Will there be computer access on Campus?
Answer: Yes, the campus has wireless access and. Also, the campus will provide a few computers in the JSAC Breezeway for use during the tournament. Account logon information will be given to your team.
Incoming shipments to campus will be handled by the ASU Central Services. They can hold shipments until 5:00 pm on Friday, May 15. You can pick up your items from Warehouse #204 on Wednesday, May 13 – Friday, May 15 from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Address the packages like:
<Your School Name>
C/O Augusta State University
2500 Walton Way
Augusta, GA 30904
Outgoing shipments may be made through the ASU Bookstore (Washington Hall). The bookstore can process payment for the shipments at the time they are brought to the bookstore. They will stay open until 5:30 pm on May 16th to ensure enough time for teams to get their items to the bookstore. The shipments will depart our campus on Monday, May 18. The bookstore can provide package tracking information to the teams if they provide the bookstore with an email address at the time of shipment.