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Coaches Information

The Region 12 Tournament is host to schools in Kent and Ottawa counties.

Welcome new and returning coaches!

Step One

Teams must register at the MSO website:

  • Registration Deadline at the MSO State site is January 12, 2017.
  • Payment deadline is January 12, 2017. Registration is not complete until payment is received.

Cost to participate:

  • Primary Team: $230 ($300 - $70 discount for registering and paying by January 12th)
  • Alternate Team: $75

Payment Options:

  • Check
  • PayPal (processing fee)
  • Credit Card (processing fee)

Rule Books:

  • Rule books are available electronically at the website once registration is paid.  

To Register:

State/National Registration

Step Two (Optional)

December 3, 2016 - State Coaches Meeting

December 7, 2016 - Region 12 Coaches Meeting online registration has closed. 

Step Three

Teams must register with the Region 12 Tournament.

Region 12 registration begins in January after the mailing is posted. A team must be registered with the state before they can register at the regional level.

  • Registration  - Now open, due February 3, 2017
  • Self Schedule - Begins February 20 at 8 am and ends March 12 at 5 pm
  • March 18, 2017 - Region 12 Tournament.


  • Visit the Michigan Science Olympiad official site and click on the Tournaments tab. All invitationals in Michigan are listed here.


New Coach Resources

Starting a Team - National Science Olympiad Website

New Coach Handbook - Michigan Science Olympiad document

How to Get Started and Keep Going Guide 

Science Olympiad Student Center 

North Carolina Science Olympiad