Tournament Details

Updates:

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Essentials:

Competition Day Policies:

  • No team or team coach will be asked to write a test or supervise an event. All events will be run by us.
  • On competition day, every team will be given space in a classroom to serve as their homeroom/team base. Please be sure to respect the classrooms!
  • Seven Lakes Invitational will make every attempt to adhere closely to the 2019 National Science Olympiad event schedule.
  • Unless otherwise stated, the Seven Lakes Invitational Tournament will follow all rules as stated in the printed national rule book and national event clarifications posted here. We will follow all rules and clarifications published by the National Science Olympiad organization.
  • Teams must abide by the Science Olympiad code of ethics and general rules specified on soinc.org
  • All built devices must conform to the general rules described on soinc.org.
  • When applicable as stated in the printed rule book, students must wear appropriate eye protection as described on soinc.org.

Event-Specific Details:

Find the Recommended lab material list here.

Chem Lab: You are allowed to bring any materials on the material list. However, the lab was designed so that you do not need to bring many expensive materials because we understand that sometimes these materials are difficult to access. For chem lab, here’s the list of required materials that competing teams must bring:

Safety Materials: Goggles, Lab aprons, Close toed shoes, Hair ties for long hair

Pencils, erasers, calculators

Lab equipment: 2 small beakers, stirring rod, 2 pipettes

Ping-Pong Parachute: The height of the space being used is approximately 30 feet high.

Forensics: You’re allowed to bring any materials on the list, but based on the nature of our test, we recommend these materials:

Safety Materials: Goggles, Lab aprons, Close toed shoes, Hair ties for long hair

Pencils, erasers, calculators

Lab equipment: Beakers; Test tubes, brushes, racks, holders; Spot plates
Droppers; Spatula or scoopula; Tweezers; Stirring rods; pH paper; Flame loop; Cobalt blue glass; Paper towel; Ruler

Wright Stuff: The event will be run in the freshman commons, which is approximately 20 feet high.

Registration

Maps and Schedule