Science Olympiad

Science Olympiad is nationwide competition. Students compete in 23 events that include earth science, biology, chemistry, physics, 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 department of Natural Science at Shorter University is proud to host our first Science Olympiad invitational. 
We will be hosting a Mini-SO Invitational on January 30th, 2021. This event will be restricted to teams located in Georgia and surrounding states.

Upcoming Dates

TBD - Awards Ceremony Posted to Website
February 3, 2021 - Tournament results announcement
January 30, 2021 - Tournament (All events open at 8:00 AM and close at 8:00 PM)
January 29, 2021 - Tournament Fees Due
January 25, 2021 - Tournament Registration Closes


New event rules upload available in the upload section of the website.

Tournament registration deadline and fee deadline moved back. See upcoming dates.

The event will be a Mini-SO. A complete list of events can be found at the bottom of this page. All events will be completed online. Please see the individual events to find the exact methods for competing in that event.
Please note that we are currently only accepting checks as payment for the event. Please use the contact page address. If you have any problems with payment, please contact the Invitational Director by e-mail.

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List of Events

Anatomy & Physiology (Skeletal, Muscular, Integumentary)
Disease Detectives
Water Quality (Marine & Estuary - Test Only)
Dynamic Planet (Oceanography)
Meteorology (Severe Storms)
Road Scholar
Reach for the Stars
Circuit Lab (Test Only)
Density Lab (Test Only)
Machines (Test Only)
Food Science (Test Only)
Crime Busters (Dry Lab Only)
Mission Possible (Will require a video and data collection upload. Coaches please see uploaded documents.)
Mousetrap Vehicle (Will require a video and data collection upload. Coaches please see uploaded documents.)
Game On (Will require the online version of Scratch. You may access it at the following address.
Experimental Data Analysis (Replaces Experimental Design)
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  Students competing in this event should register an account and practice prior to tournament day.)