Arkansas

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Arkansas is relatively new at Science Olympiad.

Arkansas At a Glance
Total teams 29
B Champion LISA Academy West Middle School
C Champion Little Rock Central High School
States location University of Arkansas-Little Rock
State website http://ualr.edu/scienceolympiad/



History

2011 was the first year since 1999 that Arkansas submitted a team to the National Tournament. At the 2017 state tournament, 20 of the 23 official events were held in Division B and Division C.

Past State Champions

Arkansas State Tournament Results
Year Division B Champion B Champ Nats Place Division B Runner-up B Runner-up Nats Place Division C Champion C Champ Nats Place Division C Runner-up C Runner-up Nats Place
1999 Vilonia Junior High 54th N/A N/A N/A
2011 LISA Academy West Middle School (22) 58th LISA Academy North Middle School (56) N/A Nettleton High School (23) 60th LISA Academy West High School (28) N/A
2012 LISA Academy West Middle School (17) 56th LISA Academy North Middle School (61) N/A Little Rock Central High School (37) 59th Nettleton High School (42) N/A
2013 LISA Academy West Middle School (26) 58th LISA Academy North Middle School (42) N/A Little Rock Central High School (34) 53th Nettleton High School (76) N/A
2014 LISA Academy West Middle School (68) 60th Nettleton Junior High School (104) N/A Little Rock Central High School (43) 60th Haas Hall Academy (77) N/A
2015 Nettleton Junior High School (93) 60th Pulaski Heights Middle School (102) N/A Little Rock Central High School (50) N/A1 County Line High School (87) 60th
2016 LISA Academy West Middle School (84) 56th Nettleton Junior High School (101) N/A Little Rock Central High School (86) 56th County Line High School (98) N/A
2017 LISA Academy West Middle School (60) 58th Nettleton Junior High School (67) N/A Little Rock Central High School (65) 58th County Line High School (121) N/A
2018 LISA Academy West Middle School 56th County Line Junior High School N/A Little Rock Central High School 58th Central Arkansas Christian School N/A
2019 LISA Academy West Middle School N/A2 County Line Junior High School 58th Little Rock Central High School 55th Central Arkansas Christian School N/A
2020 Cancelled due to 2019-20 Coronavirus outbreak


1In 2015, County Line High School represented Arkansas at the National Tournament.
2In 2019, County Line Junior High School represented Arkansas at the National Tournament.

Competitions

Invitationals

The invitationals hosted at Northwest Arkansas Community College and Arkansas State University in 2017 were expanded to regional tournaments in 2018. As of 2018, there were no invitational tournaments scheduled in Arkansas.

Regional Competitions

Arkansas began hosting regional tournaments in the 2018 season.

Northwest Arkansas Regional - Northwest Arkansas Community College - February 15, 2020 (In 2020, NWACC is hosting 7 events for both divisions)
Northeast Arkansas Regional - Arkansas State University, Newport - February 22, 2020 (In 2020, ASU Newport is hosting 8 events for both divisions)

State Competition

2019 Date and Location: April 6, 2019 at University of Arkansas-Little Rock

Events

Teams

Division B

Beebe Junior High School
Benton Junior High School
Foreman High School
Horace Mann Arts and Science Magnet Middle School
LISA Academy North Middle School
LISA Academy West Middle School
Nettleton Junior High School
County Line Junior High School

Division C

Benton High School
Central Arkansas Christian School
Foreman High School
Haas Hall Academy
Nettleton High School
LISA Academy West High School
LISA Academy North High School
Little Rock Central High School
Parkview Arts and Science Magnet High School
County Line High School

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