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.

In 2018, 200 teams comprised of over 2500 students from 63 public, private, and parochial schools competed in the annual San Diego Regional Science Olympiad Tournament. In addition to our impact due to the sheer number of participating students, San Diego Science Olympiad is unique in other ways, including a large number of participating school programs run by parent volunteers and participating schools able to enter up to 6 teams in the regional competition.

Important Dates

2019 Head Coach Kickoff Meeting and Workshops

Saturday, September 8, 2018
University of San Diego

2019 Division B San Diego Regional Tournament

Saturday, February 9, 2019
Carlsbad High School
3557 Lancer Way, Carlsbad, CA 92008

2019 Division C San Diego Regional Tournament

Saturday, March 16, 2019
University of San Diego

2019 Science Olympiad National Tournament

May 31-June 1, 2019
Cornell University


Updated: 8/14/2018

2019 Registration Opens August 16, 2018

Updated 8/13/2018

2019 Head Coach Kickoff Meeting and Workshops

Date: September 8, 2018
Tentative Schedule
Location: University of San Diego
Target audience: Head Coaches, Student Board, Team Committee members, Adult event coaches, High school student coaches, students, parents, adults and anyone interested in learning more about Science Olympiad

Updated: 8/10/2018

2019 Event Chart

Note: Southern California State Science Olympiad and its 4 Regionals will replace Game On B with Codebusters B using the same rules as Codebusters C.

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