Founded in 1984, Science Olympiad is the premier team STEM competition in the nation, providing standards-based challengeto 6,000 teams at 425 tournaments in all 50 states.

Montana State University has hosted Science Olympiad since 1986, each year sending a top middle school (Division B) team and a top high school (Division C) team to represent Montana at the National Science Olympiad tournament.

National Science Olympiad overview

This podcast featuring national Science Olympiad CEO Jennifer Kopach gives an excellent overview of Science Olympiad and all its benefits for students.

Montana Video: How (and Why) to Start a Science Olympiad team at your school (Oct. 20 2022)

This video presentation was part of the MFPE Educator Conference on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022. Learn the nuts and bolts of Science Olympiad plus tips from a SciOly coach.

Watch the presentation for the 2022-23 season.

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2022 News: Congratulations to the 2022 (37th annual) Montana Science Olympiad Winners

Division B:  1st Place - North Middle School, Great Falls
2nd Place - (tie): C.R. Anderson Middle School, Helena, and Corvallis Middle School                       

                       3rd Place - Lewistown Junior High School

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


Division B Small School: First Place -  Emerge School

Division C Small School: First Place -Choteau High School