UMBC Invitational 2024

Welcome to the 2024 UMBC Science Olympiad Invitational Tournament.  On Saturday, January 13, 2024, the University of Maryland Baltimore County will be hosting a fee-free Science Olympiad Tournament for all Science Olympiad High School teams in the state of Maryland as well as neighboring states.  In this tournament, all teams will be able to compete in each of the 23 official 2024 Science Olympiad Events, with the top teams in each event, for each of the three geographical divisions (Eastern region, Western region, and Baltimore region) earning medals and the top overall combined teams in each division taking home the region trophy for their school.  Registration for the tournament (see link below) begins in September 2023 and will continue until December 1st, 2023.


Welcome to UMBC and CNMS

UMBC’s College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences (CNMS) is excited to host this fee-free UMBC Science Olympiad Invitational Tournament for High School teams from across the state of Maryland as well as neighboring states to allow students to share in the excitement of STEM in a friendly competition. So, whether you have a longtime team or are trying out Science Olympiad for the first time, this tournament can afford your students a great practice opportunity to expand their learning.

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Event Components and Topics

Participants will have the opportunity to engage in problem-solving with high-quality test materials, conduct experiments in our undergraduate teaching labs, and standardize the testing of their devices at our state-of-the-art facilities, in topics ranging from biology and chemistry to physics, math and engineering.Chemistry-Discovery-Center-9227


Event Supervison and Operation
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Events and tests will be written under the supervision of our expert committee of chemistry, physics, biology, and mathematics faculty, graduate students and undergraduate students to provide a challenging and insightful experience.

Team Registration Form