Welcome back and thank you for your interest in the 2022-2023 Science Olympiad season.

Our office is approaching the KYSO State Tournament on April 22, 2023 as an in-person state tournament with guidance from and in consultation with the national Science Olympiad office.

In order to compete, the following requirements must be met:
  1. Register Online (see below for details)
  2. Pay required membership fees (see below for fee schedule)

Team Composition

Each team has a maximum of 15 students. There is no minimum number of students per team. The first team from each school is designated at the Varsity team, after that, JV teams can be registered.  Some regionals will place limits on the number of JV teams allowed per school in order to accommodate as many schools as possible in their region.


Online registration is required.  Please complete the Online Registration as soon as possible. We will use your registered contact information for communication purposes and to confirm your intention to participate in the 2022-2023 Science Olympiad season. Team member registration is not required during this process, only school and Head Coach or designated Co-Head Coach profiles are required. Once registered, Head Coaches or designated Co-Head Coaches may add additional team members to assist with personal team management.

Membership Fee Schedule

The deadline to register a team is January 15, 2023. 

Fee Schedule (by postmark date):

September 10 - January 15: $200 for first team; $175 for second team

After January 15: $250 for first team and $225 for each additional team

Teams are not officially registered until membership fees are received and processed.

Rules Manuals 

Division B and Division C Rules Manuals will be in a PDF format on the Science Olympiad Store. Simply fill out your contact information and agree to the Terms of Service, and the Rules Manuals are yours on your laptop, tablet or phone. Those who wish to order print copies of the Rules Manual may still do so. The Science Olympiad Mobile Rules App will no longer be available. You will have to enter your email address manually, if you copy and paste the email address it may not work. 

Payment Method: Checks Only

Make sure to complete School/Head Coach or designated Co-Head Coach Registration prior to adding teams.

To pay by check

Make check payable to The University of Kentucky, note school name on memo line if school name is not written on the check and mail to:

University of Kentucky

Attention: McKaylee Copher

KY Science Olympiad

Funkhouser Building, Room 12

Lexington, KY 40506

Some schools require an invoice for payment processing.  Please print a copy of your registration to serve as an invoice.


Click here to access the registration portal