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.

San Diego Regional Science Olympiad has moved to a new location. Click here then bookmark the new URL for future access.

Key Dates

2021 San Diego Regional Mini SO Tournaments (Virtual)
(Students participating in the events at their own home online)
Tentatively scheduled for 2/13/2021 and 2/27/2021
2021 Science Olympiad National Tournament
at Arizona State University
Tempe Campus
May 21-22, 2021


San Diego Regional has a new website
San Diego Regional Virtual Tournaments via Scilympiad

Updated 2021 Div. B & C Rules available for download 9/8/2020

BEAR SO Invitational 10/10/2020
Note: For the Boomilever replacement event, we will be using SkyCiv. All BEARSO teams will be provided with a one-month license to use the new SkyCiv software as part of their registration. Monthly Event Challenges

MY SO is a 9-month, calendar-based set of supports to keep students engaged in Science Olympiad at home, at school and afterschool.