Puget Sound Section

Chemistry Olympiad

The Puget Sound Section proctors the Local Exam in March followed by the National Exam in April. Due to the size of the section (over 1,000 members), the section is allowed to have up to 13 students participating in the national exam. Restrictions also apply on the maximum number of students (2) participating in the national exam from each school.
The location and date for the Local and National Exams in 2016 will be announced by end of January.
Students and teachers interested in entering for the Local/National Exams need to contact Dr. Clarita Bhat at claritabhat@yahoo.com by February 29, 2016.
More information on dates, details, past exams and requirements are found on the ACS website: www.acs.org/olympiad
The Puget Sound Section proctors the Local Exam in March followed by the National Exam in April. Due to the size of the section (over 1,000 members), the section is allowed to have up to 13 students participating in the national exam. Restrictions also apply on the maximum number of students (2) participating in the national exam from each school.
The location and date for the Local and National Exams in 2016 will be announced by end of January.
Students and teachers interested in entering for the Local/National Exams need to contact Dr. Clarita Bhat at claritabhat@yahoo.com by February 29, 2016.
More information on dates, details, past exams and requirements are found on the ACS website: www.acs.org/olympiad
The Puget Sound Section proctors the Local Exam in March followed by the National Exam in April. Due to the size of the section (over 1,000 members), the section is allowed to have up to 13 students participating in the national exam. Restrictions also apply on the maximum number of students (2) participating in the national exam from each school.
The location and date for the Local and National Exams in 2016 will be announced by end of January.
Students and teachers interested in entering for the Local/National Exams need to contact Dr. Clarita Bhat at claritabhat@yahoo.com by February 29, 2016.
More information on dates, details, past exams and requirements are found on the ACS website: www.acs.org/olympiad
The U.S. Chemistry Olympiad (USNCO) is an annual, multi-tiered competition for high school students.  The Puget Sound Section proctors the Local Examination in March followed by the National Examination in April. Winners of the National Examination move on to compete at the international level in the International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) in July.

The Local Examination is used to select the finalists that will move on the the national level of the Chemistry Olympiad (i.e the National Examination).  The Puget Sound Section of the ACS is allowed a maximum of 13 finalists to move on to the national level.  There is a limit of 2 finalists per school.

The 2018 Local Examination will take place  at:
Bellevue College - Saturday, March 17th, 2018 9:00am-11:00am
Shoreline Community College - Saturday, March 17th, 2018 9:00am-11:00am
Centralia College - Saturday, March 17th, 2018 (10:00am)

The Puget Sound Section finalists will be announced after results of the Local Examination are known.

All three parts of the National Exam will take place on April 20th, 2018 at Shoreline Community College. The National Exam will be an all day affair.

For registration and details (such as room numbers) please contact Dr. Clarita Bhat (cbhat@shoreline.edu).

Also, more information (about the local and national exams) can be found at:
https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/education/students/highschool/olympiad.html