Welcome to Wheeled Vehicle! In this event, teams must design, build, and test one Vehicle that uses a non-metallic, elastic material as its sole means of propulsion to travel a distance 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 2024 Rules page of the Science Olympiad website. The official rules in the current Rules Manual take precedence.
RESOURCES & LINKS
- Rules Clarification Issued (09/14/23)
- 2024 Wheeled Vehicle Track Diagram
- 2024 Wheeled Vehicle Event Poster - This poster presents the Event and Rules in a simplified fashion and is great for recruiting new students or teams
- 2023 General Vehicle Construction & Tips Video
- Sample Photo Gate Set Up
- Sample Laser Set Up Option #1
- Sample Laser Set Up Option #2
SO STORE & WARD'S SCIENCE MATERIALS
- Official Ward's Science Science Olympiad kit for Wheeled Vehicle
EVENT SUPERVISOR RESOURCES
In addition to the resources on the Event Supervisors page, Wheeled Vehicle Event Supervisors should be sure to use the following resources: