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 Michigan Science Olympiad (State) MSO website:

  • Registration Deadline at the MSO (State) site is January 11, 2018.
  • Payment deadline is January 11, 2018. Registration is not complete until payment is received.
  • Late Payment fee of $70 if registration is not completed by January 11, 2018.

Cost to participate:

  • Primary Team: $230 ($300 - $70 discount for registering and paying by January 11th)
  • Alternate Team: $75

Payment Options:

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

Rule Books:

  • Rule books are available electronically at the website. 

To Register:

State/National Registration

Step Two

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  - Does not open until January 2018
  • Self Schedule - Begins February 20 at 8 am and ends March 12 at 5 pm
  • March 17, 2018 - 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 


Page last modified August 18, 2017