A school may enter only one team consisting of 15 students in a regional tournament. State policy prohibits multiple teams from a single school competing in a regional tournament.
Division B teams cannot include more than five (5) ninth-grade students. Division C teams cannot exceed more than seven (7) twelfth-grade students.
How To Register
Online Registration for 2014 PA Science Olympiad
Regular registration closes the Friday before Christmas (Dec. 20, 2013). After the deadline, schools will still be able to register until Jan. 31., 2014, for an additional $65 late fee.
If the registration fee has not been received by Jan. 31, 2014, the team will not be permitted to compete at the regional or state level.
Registrants receive a confirmation email and a voucher to print and send with a check for the registration fee.
School districts entering multiple teams from multiple schools must register each school individually. However, multiple registration fees may be issued in one check.
Additional teams from the same school may register for Invitational Tournaments only.
Registration FeesThe fee to register a team for the regional tournament is $225. The fee to register for a new team or a school that has not registered a team in the last five years is $200. The registration fee covers both national and state fees.
Teams will not be permitted to compete at either invitational or regional competitions until the registration fee is received and processed.
A $65 late fee will be assessed in addition to the registration fee (total $290) if a registration form or payment is received after the deadline and before Jan. 31 .
Registration fees defrays costs (manuals, medals, trophies, event materials) and entitles a school to:
Supervisors and JudgesEach team MUST provide an event supervisor or judge when registering. After being a coach for five years, it is expected that the team provide an event supervisor.
ManualsCoaches’ manuals will be mailed First Class to the designated address as soon as possible after the receipt of the completed membership form.
Counties Assigned to the Regional Sites:
Note: Based on the number of schools registered in a region, specific schools may be asked to switch regions.