Alabama State Science Olympiad

Science Olympiad is a nationwide competition. Students compete in up to 23 events that include earth science, biology, chemistry, physics, math, and engineering. Science Olympiad is designed to increase a student’s interest in STEM fields and provide recognition for outstanding achievement in team events. Students compete in Science Olympiad with the top teams advancing from Regional to State to National levels. 

The Alabama Science Olympiad state headquarters is located at Auburn University in the College of Sciences and Mathematics Outreach Center. We look forward to finding new ways to help you be successful with your students and growing Science Olympiad across Alabama. 

Team Registration Details:

Division CGrades 9-12$225/teamMaximum of 15 students (2 alternates)
Division BGrades 6-9 $225/teamMaximum of 15 students (2 alternates)
Division AAGrades 3-6 $75/teamMaximum of 24 students 

Division B/C Regional Tournaments:

UAB Regional02/10/2024Divisions B/CMaximum of 2 teams/school per division
University of Alabama Regional03/02/2024Divisions B/C Maximum of 2 teams/school per division
South Alabama Regional03/02/2024Divisions B/CMaximum of 2 team/school per division
North Alabama Regional03/09/2024Divisions B/C
Maximum of 2 teams/school per division

Division AA Regional Tournaments:

Auburn University Elementary Regional02/10/2024Division AAMaximum of 2 teams/school per division
Jacksonville Elementary Regional02/24/2024Division AAMaximum of 1 team/school per division
Wiregrass Elementary Regional03/16/2024Division AAMaximum of 2 teams/school per division
Gilliard Elementary Regional03/16/2024Division AAMaximum of 1 team/school per division

State Tournament (B/C only): Winners from the division B/C regionals are invited to participate in the Alabama State Tournament. Division winners of the state tournament will then go on to compete at the National Science Olympiad Tournament.

Alabama State Tournament03/23/24Auburn UniversityWinners from the regional tournaments

1 team/school per division

Invitational Tournaments:

Jefferson County Elementary Invitational01/20/2024Division AAInvite Only

Contact: Jordan Fancher

Email: jfancher@jefcoed.com

Jefferson County Division B/C Invitational01/20/2024Division B/CInvite Only

Contact: Ashley Lehman

Email: alehman@jefcoed.com

WashU Online Invitational02/03/2024Division C

Open to all

$45 Registration for 1 team

$25 for each additional team

3 team maximum

Contact: Check out their website for more info



How to start a team?

2024 Division B Events

2024 Division C Events

National Science Olympiad Website

Have questions or need additional information, please email Dr. Jessica Gilpin, gilpinja@auburn.edu

Updated 8/23/2022