Tournament Info

All the latest information for the various Division B & C tournaments can be found here!

Congratulations to all teams for your efforts in the 2021-2022 HSSO season! Special congrats to the following schools that placed at the State Finals:

DIVISION C:

1st - 'Iolani School

2nd - Pearl City High School

3rd - Mililani High School

DIVISION B:

1st - 'Iolani School

2nd - Highlands Intermediate School

3rd - University Lab School

For a more detailed breakdown of the State Finals results, please visit the State Finals page.

Before registering your team, review the Science Olympiad policies (including the team formation/roster rules and the expectations of students, coaches, AND parents).

Schools MUST register to be eligible to compete in any of the events described below! Schools may register any number of teams in Division B and C (in order to compete at any tournament - Invitational, Regional, State, or National - the team must be registered with HSSO).  However, schools may only enter a maximum of 2 teams in each Division to compete in the HSSO Regional Tournaments.  Schools that qualify to advance to the State Finals Tournament in each division may only compete with 1 team at the State Finals Tournament. 


REGISTRATION FEES: For the 2021-22 season, HSSO registration fees will be assessed using the following schedule:

  • If registering prior to November 5, 2021: No fees will be assessed for the first two (2) teams a school registers. Any additional teams will each be assessed the $60 national fee.

  • If registering between November 5-30, 2021: The first team a school registers will be assessed a $100 registration fee (half of the normal HSSO fee). Any additional teams registered will each be assessed a $75 registration fee.

REGIONAL TOURNAMENTS: The current dates for Regional Tournaments are as follows:

  • Saturday, February 5, 2022: Maui, Big Island, & Leeward-Oahu

  • Saturday, February 12, 2022: Oahu #2 (if necessary)

HSSO currently intends on conducting the Regional Tournaments in a hybrid format: 

  • Test taking events will be conducted using either the Mini-SO format (students take tests at home) or Satellite-SO (student take tests from school site). These may be conducted prior to the respective tournament dates above.

  • Building and Hands-on/Lab-based events conducted in-person at a host site. 

In any case, information and details, including schedules, event lists, and event format/locations will be communicated with registered teams as plans become finalized.

STATE FINALS:  Saturday, April 2, 2022. HSSO currently intends on hosting the Division B & C State Finals Tournament on Oahu and conducting all 23 Division B and Division C events in a hybrid format: 

  • Test taking events will be conducted using either the Mini-SO format (students take tests at home) or Satellite-SO (student take tests from school site). These events may be conducted prior to the April 2 tournament date.

  • Building and Hands-on/Lab-based events conducted in-person at a host site on Oahu.

For inquires regarding tournament details and logistics (including event offerings, schedule, etc), please contact the regional tournament director.

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Practice tournaments that are organized by Science Olympiad teams. Results from these tournaments do not affect Regional rankings or State Finals qualification. These events are purely developmental to gain some experience. Schools must be registered with HSSO in order to be eligible to participate.

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Official HSSO tournaments used as a qualifier for the State Finals Tournament. Schools must be registered with HSSO in order to compete.

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Schools must qualify for this tournament from a Regional. The winning school from Division B and Division C will receive invitations to represent Hawaii at the National Tournament.