Does your school do Science Olympiad?

If you answer YES to two or more of the following questions, we invite you to start a SCIENCE OLYMPIAD TEAM in your school!

  •  Would you like to see growth in student interest in STEM education?
  • Are you looking for a program for students who have enthusiasm for STEM fields?
  • Would you like to participate in a program aligned with the Michigan Science Standards (which are based on Next Generation Science Standards)?
  • Do you wish to increase recognition for those students?
  • Would you like to increase student achievement and community involvement in STEM education?
  • Do you teach or work with students in grades 6-12?

We invite your school to participate in the 2021 Region 12 Tournament for Michigan Science Olympiad (MSO) hosted by the Regional Math and Science Center to be held Saturday, March 20, 2021, on Grand Valley State University’s Allendale campus. Come join us as we celebrate the continued excellence of this program that draws approximately 40 middle school and 26 high school teams. Additional general information about Science Olympiad, along with FREE rule books, can be found at the national website,

Visit the Coach's Registration page to find out how to register your school's team or click on the Registration Process link below.

Registration Process


Science Olympiad gives students a unique opportunity to explore various fields of science and work as a team. Check out this story of Pablo Trefftz Posada and how Science Olympiad helped to spark his interest in aerospace engineering.



Visit the New Coaches page for additional new coach resources.  If you have questions regarding the Science Olympiad Region 12 tournament, please call the Regional Math and Science Center at (616) 331-2267 or email the Region 12 MSO Team at

Science Olympiad (SO) is an academic, interscholastic competition designed to increase interest and achievement in STEM education and is one of the premiere science competitions in the nation providing rigorous, standards-based challenges to over 7,800 teams in 50 states. Thank you to all of the 2019 Tournament Coaches, Participants, Event Supervisors, Volunteers, and GVSU Staff Members who put countless hours into making this year a great tournament!!!