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 February 2016, 187 teams (each team with up to 15 students) from 58 public, private, and parochial schools competed in the annual San Diego County Science Olympiad Regional Competition. In addition to our impact due to the sheer number of participating students, San Diego Science Olympiad is unique in other ways. A large number of the participating school programs are run by parent volunteers. Also participating school is able to enter up to 6 teams in the regional competition.

Upcoming Dates

2017 Science Olympiad National Tournament

Friday, May 19, 2017
Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio.

Head Coaches Meeting & Event Workshops

Saturday, Sep 23, 2017, 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

San Diego County Office of Education, 6401 Linda Vista Rd


Oak Valley MS (SD) Advanced to National Science Olympiad Tournament!

Posted: 04/17/2017
Congratulations to Oak Valley Middle School and Troy High School for their 1st place finish at the Southern California State Science Olympiad Tournament! We look forward to having them representing Southern California at the National Science Olympiad Tournament at Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, May 19-20.

Division C Teams Advanced to State Competition

Posted: 03/15/2017
Congratulations to Canyon Crest, Del Norte, Westview, Torrey Pines, University City and Scripps Ranch.

Division B Teams Advanced to State Competition

Posted: 03/15/2017
Congratulations to Carmel Valley, Oak Valley, Black Mountain, Mesa Verde, Pacific Trails, Meadowbrook, Ocean Air School and Marshall.



San Diego Regional Science Olympiad is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. Please help defray the rising costs of running the largest Science Olympiad competition in the nation. Our major costs include materials costs for the competitions, medals, trophies, and awards, and rental fees for competition sites. All support at any level of giving is greatly appreciated.