Information on this site pertains to Middle (Div B) and High (Div C) Science Olympiad in Georgia. Use link above for Div A 


Updates
2/19/21 - Event cancellation
2/9/21 - Student loginis by ID only.

1/30/21 - Protein Mod papers
1/29/2020 - Info on TD e-mail

1/13/21 - 3 Build Event Mods posted
1/13/21 - State Schedule released

1/8/2021 - Where you can find stuff
1/4/2021 - Event Major Modifications

12/2/2020 - Check email for presentation
11/29/2020 - Tournament Info
11/21/2020 - Incomplete registration notice
11/19/2020 -Reminder of registration end
10/11/2020 - workshops
9/18/2020 - Info added & highlighted
9/8/2020 - Registration process
9/5/2020 - New doc added to fees
9/3/2020 - Registration & Fee dates
9/1/2020 - Invitational Link
9/1/2020 - Soinc updates
8/26/20 - Edited $ amount
8/18/20 - Rules release date updated
8/15/20 - Meeting summary posted
8/10-8/12 Coach Meetings 

7/28/20 SO for 2021
7/24/20 
Email if hosting Invitational

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3/12/20 Div A State cancelled
3/11/20 B&C State Cancelled
3/11/20 COVID-19 Statement

3/1/20 - Regional Results posted
2/8/20 - B State Schedule posted
2/5/20 - Apply for SOSI Grant
1/25/20 B State Schedule & Trial Rules added
1/19/20 - Submit Regional Roster for EVERY team
1/9/20 - Regional Schedules edited
1/7/2020 Regional list by School
12/11/19 - DRAFT Regional Schedules Posted
10/22/19 - Regional Registration open
10/17/19 - Regionals: 2 buttons above
10/8/19 - Protein Model C - major rule change
10/8/19 - Dodgen MS free Road Scholar workshop
10/7/19 - B-C Regional Sites List Posted
10/3/19 - GAME ON: Will use Scratch v3
10/3/19 - Late Reg. $$'s if mailed 10/8 (Tue)
9/25/19 Regional Dates/Sites added
9/19/19
 Regenerate an invoice info at bottom
9/16/19
Regional Ornithology List Posted
9/3/19 
 Rules released!
8/29/19
 GA Elementary SO site button added
8/15/19
: gascioly.org no longer in use
8/5/19: Team Registration open
7/30/19: Invitational dates posted

2021 SEASON - Final List of Registered Schools

2/19/2021 - Div C State Tournament - Gravity Vehicle event canceled
2/9/2021 - Effective today, student login is by login ID only. Student e-mails will no longer be used. 

1/30 - Div C Protein Modeling - The three papers that competitors need to review for the State competition have been uploaded
1/29 - Login, rosters, event and student signups, deadlines, site-specific rules etc. will be sent via e-mail in the next week directly by the Tournament Director for your Division.

1/13 Modified rules for GASO State Tournaments for B - Mission Possible, B - Mousetrap Vehicle & C - Gravity Vehicle posted. Link from this document.
1/13 - BC State Tournament Schedule available here

1/8 - Event Table, Tournament Format and Some changes to Event Rules have been posted since 11/29. Click on the blue button above that says "Regional & State Tournaments" or the update below dated 11/29

1/4 - State Tournament Event Major Modifications
(Minor modifications will be posted at least 4 weeks before Tournament Date)

  • Div B - Mousetrap Vehicle & Div C - Gravity Vehicle
    • Rule 6 a. You may run your vehicle on any surface (indoors or outdoors) that will work for you on Tournament Day
    • Rule 6 c. The exact Target Distance from the Start Point to the Target Point will be between 4.0 m and 5.0 m. The interval will be 0.10 m for the State Tournament in Georgia.
  • Div B - Write-It-CAD-It & Div C - Write-It-CAD-It
    • The program that we will use for this event is the free, online CAD program (English version) OnShape. It can be found at https://www.onshape.com/en/ 
    • Students competing in this event should register an account and practice prior to tournament day.
12/2 -   All coaches should have received an email about a presentation on scilympiad. (Check spam if you haven't & ensure scilympiad.com is added to your trusted list if you find it in spam)
11/29 - Regional and State Tournament information updated
11/21 - We have several checks without associated paperwork. Without the paperwork, your school will be unable to compete
11/19 - Registration for the 2021 season will shut down at noon on 11/22/202
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10/11 - 3 workshops for coaches and test writers hosted at soinc.org/workshops
9/8 - The Process:
  1. Register your head coach and school. Returning coaches will need to link to their school
  2. Choose "Georgia" as your placeholder Regional. Regional Tournaments will not be finalized till later this season. 
  3. Choose "none" when asking for discounts UNLESS your school is new to GASO. 
  4. Print Form required to be signed by your Principal and head coach.
  5. Get rules from link above
  6. Send GASO membership fees + invoice + Principal and coach signed form; registration is incomplete without all documents
    1. If competing in Invitational Tournament - must be received at least 7 business days BEFORE Invitational Tournament 
    2. If only competing in Regional and beyond- must be received no later than 1/10/2021
  7. Wait for payment confirmation e-mail and check account. 
  8. Check this page for information on Regional Tournaments.
9/3 - Registration:
  • Head coach may register or modify team and school registration starting noon 09/08/2020
  • Registration ends at noon 11/22/2020
9/3 - Membership Fees:
  • Fees must be received by us no later than 01/10/2021 in order to compete at Regional Tournaments
  • To compete in Invitational Tournaments, GASO membership fees must be received by us 7 business days prior to the Invitational. 
  • The earlier of the two dates above is the one you must choose if the Invitational is after the Regional Fee deadline
  • Details of who to make check to and address to send check to are found on your invoice  
  • NEW: Include Principal reviewed and signed document with your invoice and check
9/1 - Start the season off with a virtual tournament in California (both Div B & Div C). Register here. GASO payments must be received by us no later than 10/3 to compete at this tournament.
9/1 - National Science Olympiad (SOINC) deadlines:
  • 09/01/2020 - My SO launches at SOINC
  • 09/01/2020 – Coaching workshop registration and payment at SOINC
  • 9/01/2020 - STEM Showdown registration opens
  • 09/08/2020 - Rules Manual Released – (each person must register)
  • 09/15/2020 – STEM Session posted on SOTV YouTube channel
  • 09/19, 9/26, 10/17, 10/24 – Coaching Workshop Series dates
8/15 - Coach Meetings Summary
  • Check this site for updates 
  • Georgia using Satellite SO for Regionals & State. Details at soinc.org
  • Rules released 9/8/2020 at store.soinc.org
  • Coach/Team registration from 09/08 - 11/22 only
  • Annual registration fee - $200 per team per school (max 3 teams per school per division). 
  • $175 per team per school ONLY if new school (never competed/paid GASO) or competed/paid GASO prior to 8/2015
  • Payment due dates for teams competing in Invitationals - must be received at least 7 days prior to tournament
  • Payment due dates for teams NOT competing at Invitationals - must be received by 1/10/21
  • You will receive email from info@scilympiad when payment is processed - check spam

 





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