Monthly Event Challenges: March 2021

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We are announcing's eight Monthly Event Challenges, running from Saturday, March 27th to Saturday, April 3rd, opening and closing at the same time: 3:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM PT.

We will be running three events: Anatomy and Physiology, Algorithms and Heuristics, and Chiropterology! You will need to register in advance in order to participate.
  • Algorithms and Heuristics will use the trial event rules here. Teams will compete in pairs over the course of the week. See the participation guide here. The event will be run in an open-internet format.
  • Chiropterology will use the trial event rules here. The event will be run in an open-internet format.
  • Anatomy and Physiology will follow the rules in the official 2021 Rules Manual.
The SMEC Scilympiad page can be found here.

Timeline: All times on days will be 3:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM PT.
  • Registration opens! Registration is through Google Forms, and you will login through Scilympiad later (instructions will be provided)
  • March 27 9AM PT - Registration for SMEC closes. We will not be accepting late registrations for Scilympiad.
  • March 27 - Emails will be sent out containing instructions for Scilympiad logins.
  • March 28 12 PM PT (Midnight) - Event starts!
  • April 3 - Event ends!
Registration has started!

  • 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. Post-collegiate students MAY 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 this month's 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 SMECs will include an event rotation consisting of present and past events. Stay tuned to find out!
If you want to volunteer to write any event, feel free to reach 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 account.
Disclaimer: By signing up, you are confirming that you are of 13 years of age or older. We reserve the right to remove underage participants from the event. Moreover, by signing up, your personal information such as your Username, School, and state may be shared with members beyond the staff team for the purposes of scoring and running the event. Your username, school, state, and grade may also be shared to the public for results. We reserve the right to disqualify any participant due to suspicion of ineligibility including, but not limited to age restrictions or suspicion of academic dishonesty. Data submitted through Scilympiad will be stored through Scilympiad. Only participants located in the United States may register for this event.
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