Science Olympiad is a school-based program for students from third grade through their senior year in high school. It offers students the opportunity to improve their understanding in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and to work together in teams to learn new skills. Virginia Science Olympiad (VASO) is a non-profit organization engaging and challenging students in these disciplines through team-based competitive tournaments in Virginia.
VASO seeks to inspire a passion for science and technology in Virginia's students through collaboration and teamwork, hands-on experiences, variety and creativity in topics and skills, and fun and rewarding tournaments. Events are carefully chosen by the National Science Olympiad organization to reflect national educational standards and are changed or revised every year to allow students to learn new things.
VASO Portal Recording
Jan 5, 2018
Missed last night's online session on the VASO Portal? You can listen to the recording of the session.
Coach's Facebook Group
October 4, 2017
VASO hosts a private FB group for coaches to discuss team issues, resources, and other issues. If you are a FB user, to become part of this group, first find us on FB. Send a friend request (which we will accept for everyone). If you are a registered coach, we will then add you to the private coach group.
Get up-the-minute announcements on Tournament Day
October 4, 2017
Texts will be our primary source of announcements on a tournament day. To get text updates on Tournament Days - text "follow VASOUpdates" to 40404. No Twitter account necessary. (Or follow us on Twitter.)