Arkansas Science Olympiad


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Welcome to the official web pages of Arkansas Science Olympiad. Science Olympiad is a nationwide organization dedicated to promoting science education through conducting competitive science tournaments. As part of the Science Olympiad organization, Arkansas Science Olympiad is dedicated to inspiring a passion for science by providing hands-on activities, stimulating a creative atmosphere for science and technology education, and hosting tournaments in which student can showcase their skills. Arkansas Science Olympiad also has professional development opportunities for teachers and educators.

For over 30 years, Science Olympiad has led a revolution in science education. What began as a grassroots assembly of science teachers is now one of the premiere science competitions in the nation, providing rigorous, standards-based challenges to nearly 7,500 teams in 50 states. Science Olympiad’s ever-changing line-up of events in all STEM disciplines exposes students to practicing scientists and career choices, and energizes classroom teachers with a dynamic content experience.

The schedules for the state tournament have been updated.

Schedule of events for 2017-2018

  • Coaches/Teachers Workshop – October 21, 2017, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
  • Event Supervisor Workshop – December 9, 2017, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
  • Tournaments
    • Northwest Regional – Northwest Arkansas Community College, Saturday February 10, 2018 rescheduled for Saturday February 24, 2018.
    • Northeast Regional – Arkansas State University-Newport, Saturday February 24, 2018 rescheduled for March 10, 2018.
    • Opening Ceremony for State Tournament – April 6, 2018, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
    • State Tournament – April 7, 2018, University of Arkansas at Little Rock