Tournament Updates - 2020 season


Published 9/23/2019

Events: Mousetrap Vehicle B and Gravity Vehicle C at San Diego Miramar College
Location: K1 Student Services Lunch Area (see venue photos under Resources -> Useful Documents -> Miramar)

Published 9/23/2019

Events: Ping-Pong Parachute B/C at San Diego Miramar College
Location: K1 Student Services Foyer. (see venue photos under Resources -> Useful Documents -> Miramar) 
Approximate dimensions: height 13.5 meters and width 5.2 meters (narrowest point by the information desk)

Published 9/23/2019

Official State Bird List for Ornithology B/C for the 2019-2020 season
It adds fifteen bird species to the National Bird List.

Published 9/23/2019

Registration/Add Teams deadline: December 15, 2019
Subject to available spots

Published 9/4/2019 Updated 10/2/2019

Digital Rules Manuals for 2020
Regional competitions will follow the event descriptions in the current Rules Manuals, Rules Clarifications that are posted on the Southern California Science Olympiad website up to the cutoff dates and clarifications that are posted on the San Diego Regional website (FAQs).

Published 9/4/2019 Updated 10/1/2019

Clarifications open October 3, 2019
Event Clarifications will be submitted directly through the State Clarification system: Rules Clarifications
Questions related to tournaments/logistics/non-event related questions will continue to be submitted through San Diego Regional website: General Questions
Close January 25, 2020, 11:59 PM for San Diego Regional Tournament at San Diego Miramar College
Close March 7, 2020, 11:59 PM for San Diego Regional Tournament at University of San Diego

Published 9/3/2019

Events: Elastic Launched Glider B and Wright Stuff C at San Diego Miramar College
Location: Hourglass Gym (college side)
Approximate dimensions: width 39 meters, length 32 meters and height 10.9 meters

Published 9/3/2019

Events: Elastic Launched Glider B and Wright Stuff C at University of San Diego
Location: Jenny Craig Pavilion
Approximate dimensions: 14.5 meters from the floor to lights in the ceiling, 42.5 meters in length and 30 meters wide with partial bleachers being pulled out for spectators.

Published 9/2/2019 Updated 10/10/2019

Schedule of Events
Preliminary State and San Diego Regional Schedules Released. See Resources, Useful documents, Schedule

School testing group assignments (B1, C1, etc.) will be released by December 16, 2019. All teams from the same school take the scheduled events at the same time. Exceptions: Detector Building C and Sounds of Music C. Group number should not have an impact on event conflicts/groupings since all testing groups have the same conflicts.The San Diego Regional Schedule of Events has the same conflicts as the Southern California State Schedule of Events.

Published 9/2/2019

Mission Possible B
Mission Possible B will NOT be an impounded event at the San Diego Regional tournaments. Teams competing in Mission Possible B should check-in the beginning of the timeblock that they signed up for or at the end of the previous timeblock. Students may use rolling carts to transport their devices.

Published 9/1/2019

Parking at University of San Diego
Please park at the West Parking Structure for the tournament. You are welcome to move your cars from the West Parking Structure to the Mission Parking Structure for the Awards Ceremony in the Jenny Craig Pavilion, as this is close to the arena.

Published 9/1/2019

Team Headquarters at University of San Diego
Location: Copley Lawn, first come, first served

Published 9/1/2019

Team Headquarters at San Diego Miramar College
Location: Compass Point, first-come, first-served

Published 9/1/2019

University of San Diego Water Service
Support the University of San Diego's ongoing commitment to sustainability by bringing your own reusable water bottles to the tournament. Water fountains are located in each building and a complimentary water station will be set up on Copley Lawn.

Published 8/2/2019 Updated 8/13/2019

School Testing Group Assignments
School testing group assignments (B1, C1, etc.) will be released by 12/16/2019. All teams from the same school take the scheduled events at the same time. Exceptions: Detector Building C and Sounds of Music C. Group number should not have an impact on event conflicts/groupings since all testing groups have the same conflicts. The San Diego Regional Schedule of Events has the same conflicts as the Southern California State Schedule of Events.

Published 7/24/2019 Updated 9/2/2019

Codebusters B replaced Game On B
For the 2019-2020 season, Southern California will be running Codebusters B in place of Game On B. This change only applies to Regional and State tournaments in Southern California. Please note that this is teams of up to 2, not 3.

Published 7/6/2019

2020 Event Chart
Free 2020 Digital Science Olympiad Rules 9/3/2019