Welcome to Gravity Vehicle! In this event, teams design, build and test one Vehicle and Ramp that uses the Vehicle's gravitational potential energy as its sole means of propulsion to reach a target as quickly and accurately as possible.
The information below should not be interpreted as an extension of the rules. You can find free online copies of the current rules for download on the 2022 Rules page of the Science Olympiad website. The official rules in the current Rules Manual take precedence. This event is generously supported by Lockheed Martin.
Resources & Links
SO Store & Ward's Science Materials
- Gravity Vehicle Digital Download DVD
- Official Ward's Science Olympiad Kit for Gravity Vehicle - Coming Soon!
Practice Problems & Tests
- 2022 info coming soon
Event Supervisor Resources
In addition to the resources on the Event Supervisors page, Gravity Vehicle Event Supervisors should be sure to use the following resources:
- Score sheet and team checklist
- Event Logistics Manual - Updated for 2022 with new information concerning COVID-19 precautions, running the event in Satellite and mini SO tournament formats,and more tips on the event!