Coaches may submit specific questions or request for clarification of the rules for specific Science Olympiad events using the online Rules Clarification Form. These questions will be answered by the State Tournament Director after consulting with the event coordinator and other experts. Answers and rules clarifications will be posted on this page. These interpretations are for the state tournament only, although they may be adopted by the regional tournaments as well. Check with the regional tournament director to learn if the interpretation posted here will be used in that tournament.