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The information below should not be interpreted as an extension of the rules. The official rules in the current Rules Manual take precedence. This event has been generously supported by NASA's Chandra X-Ray Center at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. For those who are interested, there is an Astronomy Coaches Manual on CD available in the Science Olympiad Store.


  • AAVSO Science Olympiad Site
  • Chandra Science Olympiad Webinar Site - NEW videos posted 1/20/15
    • Note: The Astronomy webinars include two styles of presentations. The videos in the left column are for teams, and the videos on the right side are guides for state directors and event supervisors, containing info about logistics, room assignments, and more.
  • 2015 Event Supervisor Info for Astronomy
    • Annotated Regional and State Sample Tests
    • Sample Image Sets
    • Sample Answer Pages & Key