Welcome to Mousetrap Vehicle! In this event, teams design, build, and test one Vehicle using one or two mousetrap(s) as its sole means of propulsion to reach a target point as 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.
Resources & Links
- Coming soon!
SO Store & Ward's Science Materials
- Mousetrap Vehicle Digital Download DVD
- Official Ward's Science Olympiad Kit for Mousetrap Vehicle - Coming Soon!
Practice Problems & Tests
- 2022 info coming soon!
Event Supervisor Resources
In addition to the resources on the Event Supervisors page, Mousetrap Vehicle Event Supervisors should be sure to use the following resources:
- Mousetrap Vehicle track diagram
- 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!