Oakton Community College
1600 East Golf Road
Des Plaines, IL 60016
State Bids: B Division: 5; C Division 5
Medals: B Division Varsity: 5 place medals; JV: 3 place medals
C Division Varsity: C Division 6 place medals; JV: 4 place medals.
Tournament Results will be made available at Avogadro within 24 hours after the tournament has concluded (pending finalization of results).
Meet the Oakton Regional Directors:
Jim Grant -
Jim has been involved with Science Olympiad for 19 years. He is a State and National event supervisor for both Physics and Inquiry of Science events. This is his eighth year as the Oakton Co-Regional Director; he also serves on the Illinois Science Olympiad State Executive Board. Jim is a STEM Teacher at Thomas Middle School in Arlington Heights.
Colleen is a former archaeologist specializing in Meso-American archaeology and geology. She currently teaches middle school science at the Science & Arts Academy and hosts an elementary science olympiad team for grades 3 - 5. Colleen has been involved with Illinois Science Olympiad for the past 8 years and is the co-regional director for Oakton Regional with James Grant and the State event supervisor for Hydrogeology.
Elizabeth has been teaching physics and astronomy at Niles West High School for 25 years. In 1993 she was asked to start a Science Olympiad Team at Niles West and as a result has been its longest serving coach. (Currently an assistant coach after being its head coach for 20 years. ) Under her tenure, The Niles West Science Olympiad team earned the right to compete at Nationals twice. In 1999, Niles West High School's team placed 8th in the Nation. Elizabeth is very passionate about the Science Olympiad experience, having acted as Regional Director (7 times ) and Invitational Director. She also writes the Astronomy Event each year for regionals.
Forms due BEFORE the Tournament:
Forms due AT TOURNAMENT REGISTRATION:
Final Roster: (One for each team) Please complete one roster for each team (V and JV) and have your principal sign the form(s).
Participation Release: (One for each participant) Release form including sections for media and participation
Medical Release: (One for each participant) Release for medical purposes
Payment for Lunch or Team Fees
Instructions and Other Handouts
_Team Drop-Off and Registration
Please use Lots A & C
Map of Oakton
Team Registration Process
All team members must have a medical release, media release permission form, and coaches must provide a roster for each team competing. A Principal's signature is required at the bottom of each roster submitted. Please alphabetize your forms and divide them into 2 separate piles-one for Medical Release Forms and one for Media Release Forms. We will be checking these against your team roster(s).
As you check in, our volunteers will count out the designated amount of wristbands for your team. Please do not leave the check in table until you do this. Students without wristbands will not be admitted to their events. Please read the Wristband directives that you will find in your registration packet at check-in.
Division B-Varsity red(15 max given)
Division B-JV blueish
Division C-Varsity purple (15 max given)
Division C-JV orange
Homeroom numbers will be listed on your registration packet. Please do not switch homerooms as we will need to know where everyone is should any issues arise throughout the day.
Impound Times (See your schedule)
Scoring 1506 - Coaches, Directors, and Event Supervisors only please.
Hospitality 1502 - Coaches and Event Supervisors are welcome to join us for hospitality throughout the day.
Concessions/Food for Students/Volunteers
Available for purchase in the Oakton Cafeteria for students & parents.
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Rooms 1604, 1606, 1608, 1610
Self Schedule is not yet open. Monday Feb 26 at 6pm is the date it will open. Please use the instructions below to schedule your events.
If you are interested in volunteering at the Tournament, please contact Jim Grant (Thomas Middle School) - firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oakton Community College is an open and unsecured campus. Anyone can come and go on campus. Coaches need to keep an eye on their students. Students should NOT go wandering off by themselves.
Please ask students to leave all personal belongings in the homeroom. Students who bring personal belongings to an event will be asked to place all belongings at the front (or back) of the event room.
NOTE ON CELLPHONES: Cellphones MUST be turned off and put inside a personal belonging that is left at the front (or back) of the room. Phones may NOT be kept on a student during an event. Students found with cellphones may be asked to leave the event.
Numbers School Name
1B Sacred Heart Varsity
2B St. Joan of Arc Varsity
3B Pope John 23 Varsity
4B British International
5B North Park Varsity
6B Springman Varsity
7B Thomas Middle School Varsity
8B Marie Murphy Varsity
9B Wilmette JH Varsity
10B MCC Academy Varsity
20B Chippewa Varsity
19B Attea MS
JV Division B
11B Sacred Heart JV
12B St. Joan of Arc JV
13B North Park JV-1
14B British International JV
15B North Park JV-2
16B Springman JV
17B Thomas Middle School JV
18B Marie Murphy JV
29B Attea MS JV
Numbers School Name
1C Niles West Varsity
2C Loyola Academy Varsity
3C St. Ignatius Varsity
4C Glenbrook South Varsity
5C New Trier Varsity
6C Niles North Varsity
7C Evanston Township Varsity
8C Highland Park Varsity
10C Maine South Varsity
19C Maine West Varsity
21C Beacon Academy Varsity
22 C British International Varsity
24C Glenbrook North Varsity
JV Division C
11C Niles West JV
12C Loyola Academy JV
13C St. Ignatius JV
14C Glenbrook South JV
15C New Trier JV
16C Niles North JV
17C Evanston Township JV
18C Highland Park JV
20C Maine South JV
27C Evanston Township JV-2
31C Beacon Academy JV