Division B and C State Tournament at Uw-Stout
March 15 and 16, 2019. 

 

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The information below is for the 2018 State Tournament at UW-Milwaukee. This information will remain to give teams a feel for what will be happening at UW-Stout. Information will be updated beginning Fall 2018.

It is now official! Congrats to Madison West High School and Madison Hamilton Middle School on their outstanding performance and earning the honor to represent Wisconsin at the Science Olympiad National Tournament at Colorado State University on May 19, 2018

Important Information

State Qualification Criteria along with info on EXHIBITION teams and auditing of events can be seen at the Policies Page.

Event dimensions:
Division B Ping Pong Parachute-22'(max 40 psi and launcher is 2' off ground)
Division B Wright STuff and Division C Electric Wright stuff - 50'x50'x22'(height)
Test Flying Available from 7:30-8:45 AM

bus parking information

Opening Ceremony Keynote Presentation:Schlitz Audubon Raptor Program

Nominations for WSO Outstanding Student Award

Homerooms maps on Maps page

See Competitive Notes at Bottom of Page

Deadline for self-scheduling of events at Avogadro: 12:00 am, April 2nd

Lodging

Several hotels have been booked for the state event. If you would like to get one of these reduced rate rooms, please book by March 6th, 2018

MapS & Room Photos

Need to find your way to events? Take a look at our campus and building maps. There is also a link to classrooms and gym sizes.

STEM Expo

Find a full description of events and their locations. Browse the 2017 events, we are anticipating an expanded array for 2018!

Overall Schedule of Activities

Updated 3-3-2018

Friday, April 6th

  • 9:00am - 3:30pm Registration for Teams and Merchandise Sales: Student Union Ballroom

  • 9:00 am-3:30 pm-STEM Expo Activities: see schedules at STEM Expo

  • 4:00 pm-5:30 pm - Opening Ceremony, Parade of Schools: Wisconsin Room, Student Union

Opening Ceremony Keynote Presentation: Schlitz Audubon Raptor Program

Saturday, April 7th

  • 7:00-8:30 am-Registration for Teams: Student Union Ballroom

  • 10:00 am-3:00 pm Merchandise Sales: Student Union

  • 7:45-3:15 Competitive Events: see tentative schedules for Division B and Division C

  • 10:30-11:00 am-WSO Coaches Meeting: Lapham 162

  • 4:00-5:30 pm -Award Ceremonies: Klotsche Arena Div B and C

General Info

  • Dining Options with description can be seen here, there will be expanded hours for April 8th.
    Union Grind (COFFEE!) (1st floor) 7:00am - 3:00pm
    Cedar Crest (1st floor) 10:00am - 2:00pm
    Pizza Presto (1st floor) 10:00am - 2:00pm
    City Subs (1st floor) 10:00am - 2:00pm
    Burger King (1st floor) 10:00am - 2:00pm
    Union Station (Ground floor) 7:00am - 4:00pm
    Gasthaus (Basement Level) 11:00am - 8:00pm
    Klotsche Center Concessions 11:00am-4:00pm

  • Teams will be assigned "homeroom spaces" in the student union. Check back for a map or receive one at check-in.

  • Opening Ceremony is a non-formal fun event! Each school is invited to participate in the Parade Schools.
    Guidelines on Parade of Schools: Teams should come prepared with their banner made prior to arriving on campus. Select a maximum of 4 participants for the Parade of Schools. Teams can represent their school by carrying a state flag and/or a school flag/banner. Many teams will “dress up” to represent their school. The banners and all materials MUST be no more than 8 feet wide.
    The following are explicitly prohibited: Throwing items into audience (confetti, glitter, party poppers, silly string). Any explosively charged device. Any item that could be propelled into the audienc. Any activity deemed to be dangerous or unsafe. Please remember appropriate behavior and decorum in this ceremony. Don’t let the energy of the event lead to poor choices during the parade of states.

Competitive Tournament Notes for Division B and C

Tournament Awards: Individual medals will be provided for the top 6 places in each event. Exhibition and Audit teams will be provided duplicate place medals. The top six teams will be awarded team trophies and coaches plaques.

Exhibition Teams: These teams can be thought of as an "Open" team. The individuals on these teams are eligible for awards, but the team score is not relevant. These teams can have any combination and numbers students at any grade level at a teams school.  However, there is a limited number of spaces in many events, so Exhibition Teams may be limited in their choices. Exhibition teams will sign-up for "sign-up" events after the State Qualifying teams.

Multiple Teams from Schools Scheduling Note: All teams from a school must compete in the same time-slot for events, with the exception of the following events:

Division C

Electric Wright Stuff
Hovercraft - After A Team
Mission Possible
Mousetrap
Towers
WiFi - After A Team

Division B

Battery Buggy
Ping Pong Parachute - After A Team
Towers
Wright Stuff

 

 

Students may participate on only one team.

Selection of Events (Div C Only): Each Team must balance their chosen 23 events from the 5 Science Olympiad categories. Each Team must choose a minimum of 3 events from each category to reach a total of 23 events. 

Auditing of Events (Div C Only): Teams may choose to Audit events in which they are not competing.  These events are eligible for duplicate medals. Students beyond the standard team of 15 may participate in Audit events.