Science Olympiad

Science Olympiad (SO) 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.

Eligible counties: San Diego and Imperial. Schools within San Diego and Imperial counties may send up to 6 teams to compete at the San Diego Regional Tournament.

Key Dates

Registration begins September 3, 2019, 8:00 AM
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San Diego Regional Tournament
at San Diego Miramar College
Divisions B and C
Saturday, February 8, 2020

San Diego Regional Tournament
at University of San Diego
Divisions B and C
Saturday, March 21, 2020

Southern California State Tournament
at Polytechnic School and Caltech, Pasadena
Divisions B and C
Saturday, April 4, 2020


Published 10/2/2019

Clarifications open 10/3/2019

Procedural Change
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Published 9/24/2019

Click here for Tournament Updates

or click Tournament ->Tournament Updates

Published 9/2/2019 Updated 11/9/2019

Preliminary State and San Diego Regional Schedules Released
Click Resources ->Useful documents
Published 8/2/2019   Updated 10/28/2019

Tournament site selection starts October 28 at 8:00 AM
Tournament site selection starts on October 28 at 8:00 AM and ends on December 15 at 9:00 PM. Teams may self-select, switch tournament site or stay at the current scheduled tournament (Participating schools, Regional column), options are subject to available spots at each site. Site selection function is located at Head Coach Dashboard, School Profile. Spots are not guaranteed until registration fees are received and processed. Number of teams advancing to State and event and school Awards will be based on tournament site per division.