Regional Tournament Updates


Sun, Oct 6, 2019
Events with Device Test and Written Test:
If a team does not bring a device to test that resembles the device as detailed in the National event rules, then the team will be placed in tier 2.
All Events Allowing Notes: If a team chooses to use two sheets of paper for notes in place of one sheet of paper, then the two sheets MUST be laminated so they cannot be pulled apart.


Sat, Oct 5, 2019
Ping Pong Parachute B/C
NorCal Science Olympiad Tournament will be using the set of modified rules for Ping Pong Parachute. Below is a short summary of the changes
- This event will run outdoors
- The maximum pressure that will be used is 60 psi
- Tier 3 has been removed
- Timing will stop if any part of a rocket or parachute payload system hits a building, tree, any obstacle or is no longer in
sight