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.

Shorter University is proud to host our second Science Olympiad invitational. 
We will be hosting a In-person Invitational on January 29th, 2022.

Upcoming Dates

January 29, 2022 - Tournament 
January 25, 2022 - Optional Lunch Head Count Due
January 14, 2022 - Registration Fees Due
January 8, 2022 - Tournament Registration Closes
November 15, 2021 - Registration Opens


Important Dates added. Additional event questions added to home page. (12/10/21)

Important dates, event list, schedule and cost updated. (11/5/2021)

We are currently working on an option for all competitors, coaches and volunteers to eat at the campus dining hall. Please stay tuned for more details.

The event will be an in person event located on the campus of Shorter University in Rome, GA. We will be following all state and local health regulations.

The standard events for the 2022 year in group B will be used. No trial events will be done at this Invitational. The standard event blocks outlined in the rules manual will be used with the exception that Sounds of Music will be NOT be self scheduled. A complete list of events can be found at the bottom of this page.

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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Event Questions

How many coaches/parents can attend per team? 
 - There is no limit on number of adults attending for each team

Are masks required?
 - All Georgia, Floyd County and City of Rome restrictions will be followed on Shorter University's campus. Currently masks are not required. Entry onto campus or into any of the buildings does not constitute liability on the part of Shorter University.

Can parents/coaches observe the engineering events?
Space allowing, parents and coaches will be allowed to observe the engineering events as long as they remain outside the boundaries of the event. No direction may be provided to the competing teams.

Additional questions listed below events

List of Events

Block 1

9:00 - 9:50

Block 2

10:00 - 10:50

Block 3

11:00 - 11:50

Block 4

1:00 - 1:50

Block 5

2:00 - 2:50

Block 6

3:00 - 3:50

Crime BustersAnatomy & PhysiologyCodebustersCrave the WaveFood ScienceDisease DetectivesElectric Wright Stuff (All Day)
Biology Process LabDynamic PlanetMeteorologyGreen GenerationSolar SystemRoad ScholarStorm the Castle (All Day)
Experimental Design
OrnithologyRocks & MineralsSounds of MusicWrite It, Do ItPing Pong Parachute (All Day)

Mousetrap Vehicle (All Day)

Bridges (9:00 - 11:50)

Mission Possible (9:00 - 11:50)
Additional Questions
Will lunch be provided?
You may purchase lunch from the dining hall or may go to one of the many local restaurants. If you are exercising the dining hall option, it is $6.00 per person. You may pay as a group or individually. Group payment is preferred to expedite the process. A head count is requested by Tuesday, January 25th to allow us time to prepare our dining hall staff.
When is the awards ceremony?
The award ceremony is scheduled at 4:30. Completion of the ceremony should be around 5:00.