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2011 National Tournament

2011 National Tournament

Congratulations to the Division C Science Olympiad National Tournament Champion, Solon High School (OH) and to the Division B repeat Champion, Solon Middle School (OH). Way to go! 

Official Results for Division B - 2011 National Tournament (PDF)

Official Results for Division C - 2011 National Tournament (PDF)

Top 6 Places in Division B Events - 2011 National Tournament (PDF)

Top 6 Places in Division C Events - 2011 National Tournament (PDF)

Flying Bird Demo Event Winners (PDF)

The 2011 Spirit Award Winners, both taking home $2,000 from Lockheed Martin to further their Science Olympiad programs, were Hyde Park MS from Nevada in Division B and Randolph HS from Alabama in Division C.

Archived -  Opening and Closing Ceremonies on Live Streaming Video at the University of Wisconsin at Madison!

The 2011 Science Olympiad National Tournament is the pinnacle of achievement for 120 of the country's best Science Olympiad teams, representing more than 2,000 students. This year, the National Tournament was hosted on May 20-21, 2011, by the University of Wisconsin at Madison, a campus with incredible facilities and faculty! On the UW National Tournament website, you'll find information about events like Bottle Rocket, Battery Buggy, Tower Building, Mission Possible, Sumo Bots, Helicopters, Mousetrap Vehicle and more. Many events are open to the public, including the Opening and Closing Ceremonies at the Kohl Center.

State Team Numbers for the 2011 National Tournament (PDF)

Science Olympiad is incredibly grateful to our sponsors and partners, who support the achievement of our Science Olympiad competitors by awarding fantastic prizes, cash scholarships and student and professional development opportunities. We are pleased to announce nearly $50,000 in prizes for this year's winners! See below for a full list:

Scholarships, Awards and Prizes for Coaches and Students at the 2011 National Tournament (PDF)

Scholarship and Award Winners (PDF) - updated 5/31/11

Lockheed Martin Coaching Excellence Awards Nomination Form for National-Bound Coaches (PDF) - One coach per team may fill out this form to win one of four (4) expenses-paid trips to the Science Olympiad Summer Institute in Phoenix, Arizona, July 18-22, 2011. Bring the completed form to Registration at the National Tournament, or fill out a paper copy available at Union South on Thursday and Friday.

Tournament Media 

All media requests for interviews should go to Jenny Kopach, VP of Marketing Communications for Science Olympiad:

Post-Tournament Release (MS Word)

Media Release from the University of Wisconsin at Madison for the 2011 National Tournament (PDF)

"Lab Out Loud" NSTA radio podcast and interview with Science Olympiad President and Co-Founder Dr. Gerard Putz and VP of Marketing Communications Jenny Kopach, May 9, 2011, regarding the upcoming National Tournament and getting a team started in your own school

"The Larry Meiller Show" on Wisconsin Public Radio featured Dr. Gerard Putz and UW Professor of Chemistry Bassam Shakhashiri discussing the National Tournament on Wednesday, May 18 at 11am. Check out the podcast! (choose to download or listen)

Wisconsin State Journal, "Madison to host nation's best science students for renowned competition," about the Science Olympiad National Tournament at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, on May 18-21. (PDF)

WNDU-TV, NBC, "Stanley Clark's Science Olympiad team heads to nationals," about the Indiana middle school team's pep rally to send off the Science Olympiad team, May 18, 2011.

KFYR-TV, NBC, "They're Going to Nationals," about students from Bismarck HS and Wachter MS in North Dakota traveling to the Science Olympiad National Tournament in Madison, May 16, 2011.

National Tournament Scoring Policy

At the end of the Science Olympiad National Tournament Awards Ceremony each team’s head coach will be provided one copy of the final scores. Places are tentative and may change if any scoring inconsistencies are brought to the attention of the arbitrators and verified within one hour after the ceremony is completed. If changes occur, the appropriate medals and trophies will be awarded. Teams will not be asked to return awards. In the rare case of a problem, call the National Tournament Director (head coach only). Scores for the National Science Olympiad are not official until they are posted on the website.