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.

Missouri Science Olympiad consists of 8 Regions (map and counties are located on our website   Missouri Science Olympiad is run from September 1st until May 31st.  We have an annual coaches workshop before the season begins and start accepting registrations immediately after the season opens.  The current year rules manuals are available on the National Science Olympiad website ( after the first of September as well for free.  The downloading of the manual will require a one time sign in.  

Upcoming Dates

July/August 2019 Annual Coaches Workshop will be held.  More details to follow.

9/1/2019 The 2019-2020 Science Olympiad Season begins


  • Please remember that the Missouri Science Olympiad office is closed from May 31-Sept. 1 while we prepare for a new year.
  • Registrations will be accepted starting on August 1st for the 2019-2020 year