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Picture This

Division:  B – Middle School & Div C – High School

NC Essential Standards Alignment:  Science as Inquiry

Event Rules: 2022 Rules *NC Only

Event Score Sheet: None

National Event Page: none

Required Materials: Computer with internet connection, something to draw on and something to write with.  This can be whatever materials the teammates feel most comfortable with.

Clarifications for Virtual 2022 tournaments: All team members may be in the same room together using a whiteboard or paper for drawing. Only the person drawing & the drawing itself must be visible to the judges. This event must be monitored by a coach who will verify that the event was run with integrity.


Teams will compete in a science and engineering Pictionary-type competition. 


High score wins.

Common Mistakes:




Event Resources:

The AAAS Atlas of Science Literacy is a great source of vocabulary across all grade levels and concepts. Some of the concept maps are available to download for free.

2021 Rules Sheet


Below is an example of how Picture This will run at Regionals this year.