Welcome

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.

If you are new to Science Olympiad, we invite you to roam our website, learn more about Science Olympiad, our mission, and see how you can get involved.

What's New

2018 VASO Sticker Design Competition

Oct 15, 2017

Calling all artistic VASO competitors! VASO is announcing its first annual VASO Sticker Design Competition. Win a $50 VISA gift card and help VASO have a sticker to give to its competitors, volunteers, and event supervisors.

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.)