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North Carolina At a Glance
Total teams 597 B/C
B Champion Piedmont IB Middle School
C Champion William G. Enloe High School
States location North Carolina State University, Raleigh
State website http://www.sciencenc.com/


North Carolina is one of the largest state organizations in the nation, with approximately 600 teams between divisions B and C, and approximately 200-300 division A teams. It ran a version of Science Olympiad in the 1970s, which partially inspired the modern incarnation originating in Michigan. Historically, teams from North Carolina that compete at nationals have done well.


History

North Carolina has been running a version of Science Olympiad before the variant many of us know today, starting in 1974. It is a consistent competitor and often sends fairly strong schools to nationals.

Past State Champions

This is a record of the past state champions and runners up, and their respective places at the national competition, if applicable. Scores at the state competition may be shown in parentheses.

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
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994
1995 Arendell Parrott Academy 12th
1996 Arendell Parrott Academy 26th
1997 Arendell Parrott Academy 10th
1998 Arendell Parrott Academy 14th
1999 Arendell Parrott Academy 5th William G. Enloe High School 26th John T. Hoggard High School 39th
2000 Arendell Parrott Academy 3rd William G. Enloe High School 25th John T. Hoggard High School 37th
2001 Arendell Parrott Academy 2nd Davidson IB Middle School 44th Grimsley High School 23rd Southeast Raleigh High School 40th
2002 Arendell Parrott Academy 5th Seventy-First Middle School 32nd Grimsley High School 34th Durham Academy 35th
2003 Arendell Parrott Academy 14th Seventy-First Middle School 37th Durham Academy 32nd Jamestown High School 42nd
2004 Arendell Parrott Academy 16th Davidson IB Middle School 9th Raleigh Charter High School 30th Durham Academy 31st
2005 Davidson IB Middle School 11th Jay M. Robinson Middle School 38th Washington High School 34th Raleigh Charter High School 26th
2006 Davidson IB Middle School 13th Arendell Parrott Academy 26th East Chapel Hill High School 24th Washington High School 36th
2007 Jay M. Robinson Middle School 2nd Arendell Parrott Academy 26th Raleigh Charter High School 26th Washington High School 23rd
2008 Davidson IB Middle School 13th J.M. Robinson Middle School 16th North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics 23rd Raleigh Charter High School 12th
2009 Jay M. Robinson Middle School (136.5) 21st Davidson IB Middle School (215.5) 24th North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (189) 18th Raleigh Charter High School (244) 11th
2010 Jay M. Robinson Middle School 29th Arendell Parrott Academy 17th Raleigh Charter High School 15th North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics 19th
2011 Arendell Parrott Academy 28th Piedmont IB Middle School 31st North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics 17th Raleigh Charter High School 20th
2012 Piedmont IB Middle School (204) 20th Jay M. Robinson Middle School (216) 35th North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics(100) 21st William G. Enloe High School (111) 15th
2013 Fred J. Carnage Middle School (141) 28th Piedmont IB Middle School (146) 23rd Raleigh Charter High School (147) 21st William G. Enloe High School (170) 23rd
2014 Piedmont IB Middle School (96) 9th Jay M. Robinson Middle School (225) 23rd William G. Enloe High School (131) 18th Raleigh Charter High School (132) 30th
2015 Piedmont IB Middle School (57) 4th J.M. Alexander Middle School (145) 28th William G. Enloe High School (202) 20th North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (206) 28th
2016 Piedmont IB Middle School (138) 13th Fred J. Carnage Middle School (226) 22nd William G. Enloe High School (224) 31st Raleigh Charter High School (263) 38th
2017 Piedmont IB Middle School (106) 7th Fred J. Carnage Middle School (195) 27th North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (186) 32nd William G. Enloe High School (196) 26th
2018 Piedmont IB Middle School (146) 6th Fred J. Carnage Middle School (194) 27th William G. Enloe High School (86) 10th Raleigh Charter High School (222) 38th

Past state scoresheets:

2015 B (FPOWs included) [1]

2015 C (FPOWs included) [2]

Competitions

There are 14 regions in North Carolina. All regions except for Laurinburg and Cullowhee host competitions for divisions B and C. Laurinburg and Cullowhee only host Division B. Over 14,000 students participated in NCSO activities in 2014, and 18,000 in 2018.

Invitationals

O'Neal Invitational - December 15th, 2018 (2019 season)
CPCC Invitational - January 6th, 2018
Science Olympiad Showcase at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences - January 20th, 2018
Duke Invitational - coming in the 2019 season

Regional Competitions

Region Counties Served Divisions Location Date
Asheville Avery, Buncombe, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, Yancey B & C UNC Asheville March 3, 2018
Buies Creek Chatham, Harnett, Johnston, Lee, Southern Wake, Northern Cumberland B & C Campbell University February 17, 2018
Charlotte Cabarrus, Mecklenburg, Union, Rowan B & C UNC Charlotte March 10, 2018
Cullowhee Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Macon, Swain B Western Carolina University March 10, 2018
Durham Durham B & C Riverside High School March 3, 2018
Fayetteville Anson, Cumberland, Hoke, Montgomery, Richmond, Robeson, Scotland, Stanley B (Cumberland only) & C Fayetteville Tech Community College February 24, 2018 (Snow Date: March 3)
Greensboro Alamance, Caswell, Guilford, Orange, Person, Randolph, Rockingham B & C UNC Greensboro February 17, 2018 (Snow Date: March 17)
Greenville Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Pitt, Tyrell, Washington, Edgecombe, Halifax, Nash, Northampton B & C East Carolina University February 24, 2018
Hickory Alexander, Ashe, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, Cleveland, Gaston, Lincoln, Watauga B & C Catawba Valley Community College March 10, 2018
Kinston Carteret, Craven, Duplin, Green, Jones, Lenoir, Onslow, Pamlico, Sampson, Wayne, Wilson B & C Lenoir Community College February 10, 2018
Laurinburg Anson, Hoke, Montgomery, Richmond, Robeson, Scotland, Stanley B St. Andrews University March 17, 2018
Raleigh Granville, Vance, Wake, Franklin, Warren B & C Southeast Raleigh High School February 3, 2018
Wilmington Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, New Hanover, Pender B & C UNC Wilmington March 10, 2018
Winston-Salem Alleghany, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Iredell, Stokes, Surry, Wilkes, Yadkin B & C Wake Forest University February 24, 2018

National Ready

North Carolina hosts the National Ready tournament for the top teams at the previous year's state tournament. Teams that compete in National Ready forego their regional tournament and automatically receive a bid to the current season's state tournament. Division C's National Ready tournament is hosted at the same venue as the Raleigh regional tournament. Division B also offers a National Ready tournament.


State Competition

North Carolina State University- April 20-21, 2018

Past State Competition Results

Division B
2011 - No FPOWs
2011 - With FPOWs
2013 - No FPOWs
2014 - No FPOWs
2014 - With FPOWs
2015 - No FPOWs
2015 - With FPOWs
2016 - No FPOWs
2016 - With FPOWs
2017 - No FPOWs
2017 - With FPOWs
Division C
2011 - No FPOWs
2011 - With FPOWs
2014 - No FPOWs
2014 - With FPOWs
2015 - No FPOWs
2015 - With FPOWs
2016 - No FPOWs
2016 - With FPOWs
2017 - No FPOWs
2017 - With FPOWs

Events

North Carolina frequently runs an altered event slate at its tournaments. Below is the updated information for the 2017-2018 season.

Division B

Experimental Design is not being run at regionals, only at states.
As of the 2018 season, Duct Tape Challenge is an official event for Division B, but is being run as a trial event for Division C at select tournaments. This event will replace Mystery Architecture.
Amazing Mechatronics is a trial event.
Ping Pong Parachute is an official North Carolina event.

Division C

Duct Tape Challenge was formerly a NC-only event, but this year it is a trial event.
Game On replaced with Amazing Mechatronics.
Fermi Questions replaced with Code Busters.
Experimental Design will only run at the state tournament.
Ping Pong Parachute will run at regionals and state.

Teams

Division B

Asheville Region

AC Reynolds Middle School
Carolina Day School
Charles D. Owen Middle School
Chase Middle School
Evergreen Community Charter School
North Buncombe Middle School
Polk County Middle School
Rugby Middle School
The Mountain Community School
Valley Springs Middle School
Waynesville Middle School

Charlotte Region

Albemarle Road Middle School
Bradley Middle School
Cannon School
Carmel Middle School
Charlotte Preparatory School
Community House Middle School
Covenant Day School
Crestdale Middle School
Davidson IB
Jay M. Robinson Middle School
J.M. Alexander Middle School
JN Fries Middle School
MLK JR Middle School
MGLA at Marie G. Davis
Mint Hill Middle School
Northeast Middle School
Northridge Middle School
Piedmont Middle School
Providence Day School
Randolph IB Middle School
Quail Hollow Middle School
QUEST
Science Hounds
South Charlotte Middle School
St. Mark Catholic School
Trinity Episcopal School

Cullowhee Region

Canton Middle School
Martins Creek Middle School
Ranger Middle School
Waynesville Middle School

Fayetteville Region

Albritton
Anne Chesnutt Middle School
Coats Erwin Middle School
Douglas Byrd Middle School
Dunn Middle School
Fayetteville Academy
Gray's Creek Middle School
Harnett Central Middle School
Hope Mills Middle School
John Griffin Middle School
Lewis Chapel Middle School
Luther Nick Jeralds Middle School
Mac Willliams Middle School
Overhills Middle School
Pine Forest Middle School
R. Max Abbott Middle School
Reid Ross Classical School
Seventy-first Classical Middle School
South View Middle School
Spring Lake Middle School
Western Harnett Middle School
Westover Middle School

Greensboro Region

Charles W. Stanford Middle School
Chestnut Grove Middle School
Ferndale Middle School
Hayworth Christian School
Northwest Middle School
Paisley IB Magnet School
Guy B. Phillips Middle School
Piney Grove Middle School
R. D. and Euzelle Smith Middle School
The Academy at Lincoln
Triad Math and Science Academy
Woodlawn Middle School
Woods Charter School

Greenville Region

AG Cox Middle School
Bath Middle School
Camden Middle School
CM Eppes Middle School
Columbia Middle School
E.B. Aycock Middle School
Elizabeth City Middle School
Moyock Middle School
Northeast Elementary School
P.S. Jones Middle School
Ridgecroft School
River Road Middle School
SW Snowden Elementary
Terra Ceia Christian School
Wellcome Middle School

Hickory Region

Ashe County Middle School
Brawley Middle School
Burns Middle School
Central Wilkes Middle School
Clyde Campbell Elementary
Crest Middle School of Technology
East Burke Middle School
Gamewell Middle School
Gaston Day School
Hapy Valley School
Harry M. Arndt Middle School
Heritage Middle School
Lyle Creek Elementary School
Mill Creek Middle School
Morganton Day School
Newton-Conover Middle School
North Davie Middle School
Oxford Elementary School
Statesville Middle School
Table Rock Middle School
York Chester Middle School

Kinston Region

Archer Lodge Middle School
Arendell Parrott Academy
Cleveland Middle School
H.J. MacDonald Middle School
Riverwood Middle School
Smyrna Elementary School
St. Paul Education Center
The Epiphany School
Tucker Creek Middle School
West Craven Middle School

Laurinburg Region

East Union Middle School
Ellerbe Middle School
New Century Middle School
Piedmont Middle School
Rohanen Middle School
SanLee Middle School
Sun Valley Middle School
West Pine Middle School

Raleigh Region

Centennial Campus Middle School
Daniels IBMYP Middle School
Dillard Drive Middle School
Duke School
Durham Academy Middle School
East Garner Magnet Middle School
Fred J. Carnage Magnet Middle School
Fuquay Varina Middle
Heritage Middle School Raleigh
Holly Ridge Middle School
Ligon GT Magnet Middle School
Our Lady of Lourdes School
Sacred Heart Cathedral School
St. Mary Magdalene Catholic School
St. Michael Catholic School
Triangle Math and Science Academy
West Cary Middle School

Wilmington Region

Charles P Murray Middle School
Clarkton School of Discovery
Myrtle Grove Christian School
Myrtle Grove Middle School
Penderlea School
Roland-Grise Middle School
Shallotte Middle School
South Brunswick Middle
St. Mary Catholic School
Waccamaw School
West Pender Middle School
Wilmington Academy of Arts & Sciences

Division C

Asheville Region

AC Reynolds High School
Ashe County High School
Carolina Day School
Charles D. Owen High School
North Buncombe High School
Polk County High School
Smoky Mountain High School

Charlotte Region

Ardrey Kell High School
Charlotte Catholic High School
Charlotte Latin
Covenant Day School
David W. Butler High School
East Mecklenburg High School
Harding University High School
Independence High School
Math and Sci. School @ Garinger
Myers Park High School
North Mecklenburg High School
Performance Learning Center
Phillip O. Berry Academy of Tech.
Providence Day School
Providence High School
QUEST
School of Biotechnology, Public Health
Administration at Olympic
Science Hunters
South Mecklenburg High School
West Charlotte High School

Fayetteville Region

Cape Fear High School
Central Academy of Tech. and Art
E.E. Smith High School
Harnett Central High School
Hoke County High School
Howard Health & Life Science
Jack Britt High School
Lee Early College
Lumberton High School
Marvin Ridge High School
Massey Hill Classical High School
Monroe High School
Overhills High School
Pine Forest High School
Reid Ross Classical School
Terry Sanford High School
Triton High School
Union County Early College

Greensboro Region

Chapel Hill High School
East Chapel Hill High School
Grimsley High School
Hayworth Christian School
Jordan Matthews High School
Morehead High School
Northwest Guilford High School
Orange High School
Paisley IB Magnet School
Ragsdale High School
The Early College at Guilford
Walter Hines Page High School

Greenville Region

Camden County High School
Currituck County High School
J.H. Rose High School
Northside High School
Rocky Mount Academy
South Central High School
Terra Ceia Christian School
Washington High School

Hickory Region

Bandys High School
Crest High School
Davie County High School
East Burke High School
Forbush High School
Fred T. Foard High School
Freedom High School
Jimmy C. Draughn High School
Lake Norman High School
Patton High School
Discovery High School
St. Stephens High School
Cawdwell Early College High School
Challenger Early College High School

Kinston Region

Craven Early College
East Carteret High School
Hunt High School
Jacksonville High School
Kinston High School
New Bern High School
Ralph L. Fike High School
South Granville School of Engineering and Applied Studies
The Epiphany School
West Carteret High School
West Craven High Schoo
White Oak High School

Raleigh Region

Athens Drive High School
C. E. Jordan High School
Cardinal Gibbons High School
Cary Academy
Durham Academy Upper School
East Wake High School
Franklin Academy Charter High School
Fuquay-Varina High School
Garner Magnet High School
Green Hope High School
Heritage High School
Holly Spring High School
Leesville Road High School
Panther Creek High School
Raleigh Charter High School
Ravenscroft School
Saint Mary's School
Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School
St. David's School
St. Thomas More Academy
The NC School of Science and Math
Triangle Math and Science Academy
William G. Enloe High School
Wakefield High School

Wilmington Region

E. A. Laney High School
East Bladen High School
Eugene Ashley High School
Heide Trask High School
Isaac Bear High School
John T. Hoggard High School
New Hanover High School
North Brunswick High School
South Brunswick High School
West Bladen High School
West Brunswick High School
Wilmington Early College High School