NYSSO Event Announcements:
Only event information and details specific to NYSSO events and tournaments will be will be posted in this section.
NYSSO Event Supervisors will not respond to inquiries regarding National FAQ’s & Clarifications (see information below). NYSSO Event Supervisors will not respond to inquiries from any student, coach, or parent directly.
2/9/18: Rocks & Minerals B/C: The following 5 minerals have been added to the B/C State Tournament List.
11/07/17: The following AAA maps are needed for Road Scholar this year:
Regional Tournaments- AAA Nevada-Utah
State Tournament- AAA Arizona-New Mexico
Dates For Both Maps Are 12/16 to 3/18.
10/12/17: General Laptop Information: Astronomy Or Event Requiring a Laptop:
All laptop computers must come FULLY charged before the event.
Charging capacities WILL NOT be provided for devices during the event
FAQs & Clarifications:
THE NATIONAL SCIENCE OLYMPIAD POSTED FAQs AND RULE CLARIFICATIONS ARE APPLICABLE TO ALL NEW YORK STATE REGIONAL AND STATE TOURNAMENTS, PROVIDED THEY ARE PUBLISHED ON OR PRIOR TO THE FOLLOWING CUT-OFF DATES:
The cutoff date for Division C clarifications that apply for Regional tournaments will be January 14.
The cutoff date for Division B clarifications that apply for Regional tournaments will be January 28.
All FAQ’s & Clarifications should be submitted to the National Science Olympiad website at the following: (www.soinc.org)
The following apply to all New York State Science Olympiad tournaments and ceremonies:
- In compliance with an agreement with the USOC, no clothing, flags or other items displaying the old five-hexagon logo will be permitted at any Science Olympiad tournaments or ceremony.
- Inappropriate dress or conduct will be cause for a member or members of a team or the whole team to be disqualified from participation in events or ceremonies sponsored by the Science Olympiad.
- No inflatable items of any kind (ball, animal, reptile, etc.) will be allowed at any ceremony or function sponsored by the Science Olympiad.