Arkansas

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Arkansas is relatively new at Science Olympiad.

Arkansas At a Glance
Total teams 31
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

Year Division B Champion B Champ Nats Place Division B Runner-up Division C Champion C Champ Nats Place Division C Runner-up C Runner Up Nats Place
1999 Vilonia Junior High 54 N/A N/A
2011 LISA Academy West Middle School (22) 58 LISA Academy North Middle School (56) Nettleton High School (23) 60 LISA Academy West High School (28) N/A
2012 LISA Academy West Middle School (17) 56 LISA Academy North Middle School (61) Little Rock Central High School (37) 59 Nettleton High School (42) N/A
2013 LISA Academy West Middle School (26) 58 LISA Academy North Middle School (42) Little Rock Central High School (34) 53 Nettleton High School (76) N/A
2014 LISA Academy West Middle School (68) 60 Nettleton Junior High School (104) Little Rock Central High School (43) 60 Haas Hall Academy (77) N/A
2015 Nettleton Junior High School (93) 60 Pulaski Heights Middle School (102) Little Rock Central High School (50) N/A County Line High School1 (87) 60
2016 LISA Academy West Middle School (84) 56 Nettleton Junior High School (101) Little Rock Central High School (86) 56 County Line High School (98) N/A
2017 LISA Academy West Middle School (60) 58 Nettleton Junior High School (67) Little Rock Central High School (65) 58 County Line High School (121) N/A

1In 2015, County Line High School represented Arkansas at the National Tournament instead of Little Rock Central High School.

Competitions

Invitationals

February 25, 2017 - Northwest Arkansas Invitational - Northwest Arkansas Community College - [1]
March 11, 2017 - Northeast Arkansas Invitational - Arkansas State University, Newport - [2]

Regional Competitions

Regional competitions will begin to be held during the 2018 season.

State Competition

2017 Date and Location: April 15, 2017 at University of Arkansas-Little Rock

Events

At the 2017 state competition, the following events were provided:

Division B
  1. Anatomy and Physiology
  2. Bottle Rocket
  3. Dynamic Planet
  4. Ecology
  5. Experimental Design
  6. Fast Facts
  7. Food Science
  8. Hovercraft
  9. Invasive Species
  10. Meteorology
  11. Microbe Mission
  12. Mission Possible
  13. Optics
  14. Reach for the Stars
  15. Road Scholar
  16. Rocks and Minerals
  17. Scrambler
  18. Towers
  19. Wright Stuff
  20. Write It Do It


Division C
  1. Anatomy and Physiology
  2. Astronomy
  3. Chemistry Lab
  4. Dynamic Planet
  5. Ecology
  6. Electric Vehicle
  7. Experimental Design
  8. Game On
  9. Helicopters
  10. Hovercraft
  11. Hydrogeology
  12. Invasive Species
  13. Materials Science
  14. Microbe Mission
  15. Optics
  16. Remote Sensing
  17. Robot Arm
  18. Rocks and Minerals
  19. Towers
  20. Write It Do It

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
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