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2017-2018 Science Olympiad Important Dates


9/13: Science O Kickoff Meeting


9/22: Deadline to Register,

  6 pm Online Registration Closes


10/2-10/6: Science Olympiad Training Begins!

Dates and Times vary based on events assigned.

Training for most events will be at ViaSat in Carlsbad.


10/31: Halloween.  No Training.


11/10: Veterans Day, No Training.


11/20 – 11/24: Thanksgiving Recess.  No Training Sessions


12/22 – 1/5: Winter Recess, No Mandatory Training Sessions

    (coaches sometimes schedule optional sessions here to get ready for regionals!)


1/15- Martin Luther King Holiday- No Training


1/26- Semester Break Day- No School.  Trainings May Continue.

2/10- SCIENCE OLYMPIAD Regional Competition. DIVISION B.
Carlsbad High School, 7 am – 6 pm


Questions? Please Contact

Holland, Ms. Megan
Moreno, Mr

Competition Day Information

Science Olympiad Students and Parents:



Science Olympiad

What is Science Olympiad and what are the different events I can compete in? 

Informational Slide Show


Registration Info: (Steps to how to Register)

Part 1 

Part 2 


Interested in Coaching, click here for more info 


Parent Volunteers for practices are needed. Parent volunteers for competition are also required. 



We wanted to share with everyone the details of the meeting locations.  Meetings will be in one of three locations, as denoted here:
Via Sat Training Locations (Test Events Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday) 
Sage Creek (Monday & Thursday) 

Access to Facilities Guidelines 


There is a check in procedure at each building.  Students and parents sign their students in and out of the sessions.  Later in the season, students can sign themselves in and out, but please be there for the first few trainings to ensure everyone gets where they need to be.  Allow time for parking.  The coach for each event will meet the group at the front desk of the building where the trainings are taking place and escort their team to the training rooms.   


Here are general directions to Viasat.  Refer to the upper map to get to the specific building you need to access for each training.    


What is Science Olympiad?

What is the Science Olympiad?


Science Olympiad competitions are like academic track meets consisting of a series of 23 individual and team events. Students select events that interest them and meet with coaches for training once or twice a week.


Emphasis is placed on active, hands-on, group participation. Depending on the event signed up for, students can build a device, take a written test, answer questions verbally, or sometimes a combination of both.


Science Olympiad is a great extra-curricular activity. Last year, 40 Olympians learned new things, made new friends, learned to work together to accomplish their goal, received ribbons and trophies for their efforts and had a great time doing it!!! We hope that you’ll join this year’s team. 


Science Olympiad is a nationally organized competition in biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences and engineering! Middle School students from around San Diego County.


For More Information about Science O: www.soinc.org

2014-2015 Science O Team

2014-2015 Science O Team

Frequently Asked Questions about Science Olympiad
Don’t you have to be a brain-iac to be on this team?
No! Science Olympiad gives ALL students an opportunity to excel outside the classroom. All students interested in any of the topics can participate. In fact, all students can be successful in science Olympiad- all it takes is hard work and dedication, you even get a partner for each event. Science Olympiad shows students that science is fun, accessible and exciting!

How will I get prepared to compete?
Much like a sports team, the SO team prepares by practicing. You’ll meet once or twice a week with your coach(es) from October through February.

I’ve heard that this is a good thing for my Academic Resume, is that true?
Absolutely! The prestige of participating in a Science Olympiad tournament is a great addition to your college application. In addition, Science Olympiad has a terrific scholarship program, giving you another outlet for finding money for college.

What are the other benefits of Science Olympiad?
You’ll learn teamwork as you work together toward your goal, strengthen study skills, discover new aspects of science, build school spirit, and make new friends.

How do I sign up for the team?
You’ve already done the first thing- getting on our School Loop Page
Come to the registration and kickoff meeting when it is announced
(Mid September) and fill out the registration forms.

When is the Science Olympiad Competition?
This year the competition will be held on Saturday, February 8th, 2014. Competition and Awards ceremony held 6:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Rancho Bernardo High School and Bernardo Middle School campuses. 

My mom, dad, uncle, brother, etc. would be a great coach, will the team need help?
Yes! We’re looking for adults (or experienced high school students) to help coach SO events.


Top 10 Reasons why YOU Should Join 2016/2017 Science Olympiad Team

10 Great addition to your academic resume.
9 Improve your study skills.
8 Learn more about subjects that interest you.
7 A sense of accomplishment.
6 Build cool gadgets.
5 It’s like getting a second elective course.
4 Show California what AOM Falcons are made of.
3 Promotes teamwork and collaboration.
2 Make new friends.
1 It’s challenging and fun!!!