San Diego Science Olympiad awards team trophies to the top 10 schools in each division. The team with the lowest overall points ranks 1st. School's placement is based on the best performing team within that school. Individual awards be given to the top 20 teams in each event, 1st to 10th places receive medals and 11th to 20th places receive ribbons. The number of teams (schools) in each division advancing to 2018 Southern California State Science Olympiad Tournament: 10 B and 8 C. The first place finishers in Division B and Division C at the state tournament will represent Southern California at National Science Olympiad tournament.