As one of the state’s premier science competitions, Ohio Science Olympiad allows students in grades 6-12 to demonstrate their skills in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). 
Ohio ranks seventh in the country for the overall number of student participants. 

Each year, more than 4,500 students from around the state of Ohio make up 300+ teams that compete in the program. Tournament competitions consist of 46 hands-on events in multiple STEM disciplines that require preparation, commitment, coaching and practice throughout the year. 




2018 - 19 Key Dates
Sunday, March 24, 2019, 8:00 PM
Ohio State Tournament Self-Schedule Opens
Fun Events and Tours Registration Opens
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Team Volunteer Registration Opens
Thursday, March 28, 2019, 8:00 PM
Ohio State Tournament Second Team Self-Schedule Opens
Sunday, March 31, 2019, 8:00 PM
Ohio State Tournament Self-Schedule Closes
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Time-Block Swaps Close
Saturday, April 27, 2019
The Ohio Science Olympiad State Tournament



Announcements

Clarifications for the state tournament can be found on the Ohio Science Olympiad Website

02/05/2019 - The Can You Dig It? Trial Event at the Ohio State Tournament will use the rules found here(link is external). Don't forget to reference A Practical Handbook of Archaeology: A Beginner’s Guide to Unearthing the Past(link is external). and The Young Oxford Book of Archaeology(link is external), as you prepare for the competition.

02/05/2019 - The Ornithology Trial Event (Division B and C) at the Ohio State Tournament will use the rules found here(link is external) and this Bird List(link is external).


01/17/2019 - Detector Building C (Trial Event) Rules (link is external)for the Ohio Science Olympiad State Tournament.

01/10/2019 Clarification: Thermodynamics B will have impound from 6:45 AM - 7:45 AM at the Ohio Science Olympiad State Tournament. All other impounds will continue as scheduled.