Science Olympiad Invitational

2018 Patriot Invitational in Hastings, NE

What is Science Olympiad?

"Science Olympiad is an American elementary school, middle school and high school team competition in which students compete in 'events' pertaining to various scientific disciplines, including earth science, biology, chemistry, physics, and engineering. Over 7,300 teams from 50 U.S. states compete each year." (https://www.soinc.org/start_a_team)

Official Registration Steps:

#1. Find motivated and interested students, grades 6 - 9 (Division B) or 9-12 (Division C) (This is your team!)

#2. Register at the National level @ http://nebraskaacademyofsciences.wildapricot.org/ScienceOlympiad

State Tournament: April 21, 2018. Teams must be national members to receive the new rules and participate in regional and state tournaments. The national fee is $60.00. Nebraska Science Olympiad will have a membership fee of $25.00. The total fee is $85.00 for the first team. If a school wishes to enter two teams at a regional tournament, they will need to register a second team with the state for the cost of the national membership fee, $60.00. You will need to send a separate registration form for each team.

#3. Register for the Hastings Invitational: https://goo.gl/8uDYom.

How to register:

Please send your registration and fee to:

Nebraska Science Olympiad

c/o Susan Hester

403 Dennis Drive

Bellevue, NE 68005-3340

Please DO NOT send your state tournament fee with your registration. The amount of the state tournament fee will be announced at a later date and will be collected at morning registration at the state tournament. You will need to send a registration form for each team.

Student Registration Site: nesoinc.org

Registration opens December 4th and closes February 8th!

#4. Coaches, communicate your preferred event to proctor on the online registration form above.

#5. Arrive with students on competition day!


  • $3 per student within the ESU9 area
  • $5 per student outside of ESU9 area
  • Maximum payment of $75

Manuals for Division B and Division C

FREE electronic Rule Books! [New this year!] : https://store.soinc.org/us/page/manuals?resetallfilter=1

Registered Teams:

2018 Registrants:

Adams Central Jr./Sr. High School

Elba Public School

Doniphan-Trumbull Public School

Harvard Public School

Johnson-Brock High School

Saint Cecilia Catholic School

Sandy Creek Middle School

Silver Lake Public School

Skutt Catholic High School

Superior Public Schools


2015 - 2017 Past Registrants:

Adams Central Jr./Sr. High School

Aurora Middle School

Cheyenne Mountain High School

Doniphan-Trumbull Public School

Giltner Public School

Harvard Public School

Hastings Catholic

Johnson-Brock Public School

Logan Fontenelle Middle School

Mission Middle School (Bellevue)

Saint Paul Public School

Sandy Creek Middle School

Silver Lake High School

Superior Junior/Senior High School

The 2018 Regional/Invitational Tournaments:


Friday, February 16: Hastings Patriot Invite: Kristen Slechta ESU 9

Saturday, February 24: Henry Doorly Zoo Regional: Julie Anderson

Saturday, March 17: Bellevue Middle School Invitational: Norma Thompson

Tuesday, March 20: Kearney Regional Tournament: Dianah Steinbrink: ESU 10

Monday, March 26: Ogallala Regional Tournament: Tyler Cronin: ESU 16

What is Science Olympiad? (2016)
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Patriot Invitational Science Olympiad 2017 HQ
https://youtu.be/asKv29sog_8

Invitational - Grades 6-9 and 9-12

Friday, Feb. 16th, 7:30am-2pm

1090 South Adams Central Avenue

Hastings, NE

Registration: 7:45 - 8:10

Opening Announcements & Coaches' Meeting: 8:10 - 8:30

Awards Ceremony: 1:30 - 2:00