Rock Valley College plays host to the Olympics in a sense.
15 student teams from 16 area schools and 12 middles schools compete in 23 different science competitions at the Science Olympiad.
It's one of the premier science competitions in the nation. Over 6500 teams in all take part with the top scoring teams advancing to the state olympiad in April.
Area teams headed to Champaign for the state competition include Harlem High and Middle schools, Rockford Christian, Durand and Auburn.