2021-22 Montana Science Olympiad


Science Math Resource Center announces

events for the 37th Montana Science Olympiad.

School Registration

School membership/registration is OPEN!  A Varsity team is required before a school may have a JV team.

37th MTSO Registration will close on March 14th. 

MTSO state tournament is for Division B (grades 6-9) and Division C (grades 9-12).  Each team can have at most 15 students, with limits on the number of 9th

and 12th graders on each type of team.  

American Mathematics Competition 8

Science Math Resource Center will host the American Mathematics Competition 8 (AMC 8) online for middle schoolers on Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 5:30pm. The deadline to register is January 15.

The AMC 8 is a 25-question, 40-minute mathematics exam designed to promote the development and enhancement of problem-solving skills. Students through 8th grade are eligible to compete. Registration is free and open until all slots have been filled.

Register here!

An optional online preparation workshop will be hosted on Saturday, January 8 from 9:30 am to 11:15 am.

The workshop is free to attend.


Montana Elementary Science Olympiad launches on Dr. Hilleman’s Birthday, August 30, 2021

Elementary MTSO

Happy Birthday, Dr. Maurice Hilleman! We are excited to use this day as our launchpad for bringing Elementary Science Olympiad to Montana.

Montana Science Olympiad 2021-22

Date set for 2021-22 Montana state tournament. Please see the News

Montana Science Olympiad 2021 Essay Contest

Participants of 2021 Montana Science Olympiad took part in an essay writing contest. The theme was “Science Olympiad experience during a pandemic”. The mission of this contest was to inspire creativity, communication, and to recognize the immense effort the contestants put in to make the first virtual Montana Science Olympiad successful.

Science Math Resource Center takes great pleasure in congratulating all participants.

The winners of the essay contest are:

Division B

First Place $50 Ellie Dishkovtsov 8 Helena Area Christian Home Educators
Second Place $25 Izzie Donaghey 7 Gallatin Gateway School
Second Place $25 Melody Payne 7 Helena Area Christian Home Educators

Division C

First Place $50 Hank Jagodzinski 9 Billings Central Catholic High School
Second Place $25 Gavin Wood 12 Jefferson High School

Montana Science Olympiad 2020 - 2021

The 36th  Montana Science Olympiad virtual tournament was held on Wednesday, April 7, 2021.

Congratulations to all the teams and competitors!

36th Montana Science Olympiad Winners:

Division B:  1st Place - Helena Area Christian Home Educators
2nd Place - Corvallis Middle School
                       3rd Place - Hamilton Middle School

Division C: 1st Place - Hamilton High School
                       2nd Place - Fergus High School
                       3rd Place - Corvallis High School


Division B Small School: First Place -  Absarokee Middle School

Division C Small School: First Place -North Toole County High School

April 7, 2021 School Results 

Science Math Resource Center partners with Bozeman's American Computer and Robotics Museum on new remote sensing exhibit

A kite hangs over the remote sensing exhibitThe MSU Science Math Resource Center has partnered on a new exhibit that highlights the exciting field of remote sensing — from aerial photography via pigeon to the world's first GPS unit to contemporary applications in science and engineering.

The exhibit features SMRC outreach partners Montana NSF EPSCoR and NASA AEROKATS and ROVER Education Network.

ACRM is located just south of Montana State University and was declared as "Inch for inch, the best museum in the world," by Professor E.O. Wilson. Learn more.