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Division C Rules Clarifications

All Rulings on this page, which includes rulings from Nationals and New Jersey, are BINDING at ALL New Jersey tournaments.
A copy of all published clarifications will be provided to event officials at each tournament.

Unpublished Judgements are NOT binding at New Jersey Tournaments and are at the event official's discretion.

Rules clarifications for the 2018 New Jersey Regional Tournaments will close on December 28, 2017

Current as of 17-Sep-2017

Event rules for ALL Science Olympiad events in the 2018 Official Rules Manuals supersede any and all materials found at the "Science Olympiad Student Center Wiki" or anywhere else online. The "Science Olympiad Student Center Wiki" is not maintained by National Science Olympiad.


Forensics


Forensics

3.a. should read, edits in bold:

a. The competition will consist of evidence from Parts 3.b.-e. and analysis of the evidence in Part 3.f. Analysis or questions can only be on the evidence topics included in the competition. The amount of evidence included will be according to the following table:

Level

# Part b samples

# Part c samples

Part d chromatograms

Part e

Part f

Regional

3-8

5-9

1 type + Mass Spectra

1-2 topics

Required

State

6-10

6-12

1-2 types + Mass Spectra

1-3 topics

Required

National

10-14

10-18

1-3 types + Mass Spectra

3-5 topics

Required

The collected evidence and other data given could be used in a mock crime scene. (This sentence not labeled with a.) (17-Sep-2017)