NJAAPT

PHYSICS OLYMPICS 2020

Saturday, January 18th , 2020 

There are 2 locations with the same competition events.  Choose only one.

North/Central NJ:    Monmouth Regional High School, Tinton Falls, NJ

Southern NJ:            Washington Township High School,  Sewell, NJ   (Gloucester County) 

Registration links can be found on the njaapt.org homepage

8:00-9:00 Sign-in / coffee, bagels, setup

9:00 - end    Competitions

General Information & Registration

(click on all blue links to read all information)

Welcome & Registration Info

Note:  to register, go to Home page of NJAAPT website, under "Register for Upcoming Events".  Select either North/Central or South region Physics Olympics.

General Rules & Awards


Media Release Form

Please print Media Release forms for students/parents to sign, and bring signed forms to the competition.  Winning teams are photographed.  Students with release forms will be included in the photographs of winning teams.

See previous years:

          2019 Physics Olympics

2018 Physics Olympics

2017 Physics Olympics






Events and Rules   

Event Rules are posted below!

Please check back here for updates on the Rules, and use the NJAAPT website Forum conversation thread for questions/ comments. 

To receive an answer, all questions must be asked, via the NJAAPT Forum,  no later than November 30, 2019.


Rules below, Updated as of 9-12-2019

Forum for questions here


Event 1  Fermi Questions

Fermi Question Practice:

Fermi Questions - Worksheet and Answers.pdf

Event 2   Grab Bag Event

Event 3   The Newspaper Bridge

Event 4   The Paper Boomerang

Event 5   The Hooked Cartesian Diver  updated 11/18/19

Event 6   The Pringles Event

At the start of the competition, all teams will do the Fermi Questions, then the Grab Bag event.  Teams will then go to the other events.

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