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2020 Organic Competition
2016 Organic Competition
2014 Organic Competition
2012 Organic Competition
2011 Organic Competition
OC at AUW
Chemistry Events Fund
The OC4 Party
The OC3 Party
Flash Mob Movie
Honoring M. J. Haddadin
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Department of Chemistry
There will be two rounds during the competition:
All teams will answer 10 multiple-choice questions using clickers. Each correct question worth 10 points. Teams answering at least 5 out of 10 questions correctly will participate in the Second rRund.
ualified teams from Round 1 will answer 8 multiple-choice questions using programmed clickers. Each correct question is worth 10 points and the top five fastest teams with the correct answer will get additional Bonus Points. Points from Round 1 are carried to Round 2.
Teams with the largest number of points will win the competition. In case of a tie, a sudden-death round will decide the winner.
The registration for the competition is FREE.
The monetary cash awards are: $1,500 for the first prize, $1,000 for the second prize, $500 for the third prize, and $300 for the fourth prize.
The questions in OC4 cover the following topics:
Acidity & basicity
Alkanes & cycloalkanes
Conformations of alkanes & cycloalkanes
Alcohols & alkyl halides: nucleophilic substitution reactions
Structure & preparation of alkenes: elimination reactions
Reactions of alkenes
Alkynes and their reactions
Conjugation in alkadienes & allylic systems
Arenes and aromaticity
Electrophilic & nucleophilic aromatic substitutions
Alcohols, diols, and thiols
Ethers, epoxides, and sulfides
Aldehydes and ketones
Carboxylic acids and their derivatives
Enols and enolates