Register and read the rules here before Wednesday, August 19th (3:00 PM EST / 12:00 PM PST). We will be using the new Scilympiad platform!
For August, the three events that will be run are Codebusters, Fermi Questions, and Ornithology. Codebusters will not have a timed question. Every month, three (possibly different) events will be run. One of the three may be a throwback event, in this case, Fermi Questions (from 2019)!
While this is a solo competition, be sure to share it with your teammates and encourage them to participate!
Timeline: All times on days will be 3:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM PT.
- August 10th - Registration for the August 2020 SMEC begins.
- August 19th - Registration for the August 2020 SMEC ends. Although not recommended, "Late" registration will continue until August 23rd.
- August 20th - Emails will be sent out containing instructions for Scilympiad logins.
- August 21st - Event begins!
- August 23rd - "Late" registration ends.
- August 24th - Event ends.
- August 26th - Results released.
- May students in college compete?
Yes. Students must be 13 years of age or older, and must be in middle school, high school or college. However, post-collegiate students may not compete. Only participants located in the United States may register for this event.
- Will there be prizes?
As of the date of this posting, there will not be any prizes for the August 2020 Scioly.org Monthly Event Challenges.
- What do I do if I have trouble accessing the Scilympiad system, before or during my test?
Contact sciolyperson1 via message on the Forums or by email. If you have questions about the event as a whole, contact bernard on Forums or by email.
- What events will be held in future SMECs?
Future SEMCs will include an event rotation consisting of present and past events. Stay tuned to find out!
- Do I have to participate in Science Olympiad at my own school/homeschool in order to participate in this event?
No! The only requirement is a Scioly.org account.