The information below should not be interpreted as an extension of the rules. The official rules in the current Rules Manual take precedence. There is a DVD on Tower Building (updated for 2012!) in the Science Olympiad Store! The winners of the gold medal at the 2011 National Tournament were awarded $1,000 scholarships on behalf of Army ROTC!
- Tower Test Stand for National Tournament - 2012 (PDF)
- Science Olympiad Power Point from MSU Workshop - 2012
- Tower Drawing - 2012
- Team Score Sheet/Checklist for 2012 (Word)
- Event Score Sheet/Spreadsheet for 2012 (Excel) - Regional - new 4/10/12
- Event Score Sheet/Spreadsheet for 2012 (Excel) - State
- Event Score Sheet/Spreadsheet for 2012 (Excel) - National
- Science Olympiad Student Center Wiki
- Garret's Model Bridge Design Web Page
- Science Olympiad Student Center Towers Topic Forum
There are hundreds of YouTube videos that allow you to see teams building, testing and breaking Science Olympiad towers, bridges and boomilevers. You can get good ideas on designs by watching any of them.