Science Olympiad

Science Olympiad


Regional Science Olympiad 2023

Saturday February 25th

Registration - 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Event: AM  9:00am - 10:00am - 11:00am

Event: PM  12:45pm - 1:45pm - 2:45pm


The Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium Regional Science Olympiad, started by the Omaha Zoo in 2005, brings excitement to Science Education through rigorous tasks and exciting challenges. Teams with students in grades 7-12 are invited to attend and further their interest in science.
  • There will be a registration fee of $4.00 per student.  
  • Schools must register ahead of the tournament. 
  • Max team size is 15 players. 
  • Stations will not be used when running events.
  • There will be a registration fee of $4.00 per student.
  • There will be no money taken on the day of the event. 
  • Copies of the tournament map and event locations will be available at check-in.  
  • Families of participants can enter by using a membership or by purchasing an admissions ticket from guest services.


8:00-9:00  Registration
Events  AM  : 9:00-10:00-11:00                                      
B/C  Anatomy                                    
B/C  Bridges                                     
B/C  Codebusters                              
B      Crime Busters                          
C      Forensics
B/C  Experimental Design
B/C  Forestry
B/C  Rocks & Minerals
Events PM   :  12:45- 1:45- 2:45
Events with a star will need to impound device at event location at 12:30
C      Astronomy
B/C  Dynamic Planet
B/C  Green Generation
B      Meteorology
B      Roller Coaster *
C      Scrambler  *
B      Solar System
B      Storm the Castle  *
C      Trajectory  *
B      Wheeled Vehicle  *
C      Write It Do It


To register to have your team compete in Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium tournament, they first must be registered with the state and national Science Olympiad. Please email to register for the tournament. After that your team will be able to set a schedule. The tournament registration website is currently open for teams to begin scheduling their teams for the tournament. This tournament registration website will open on February 1 and close on February 23. Any changes after this time will have to be made at the event.   
 The Omaha Zoo tournament is charging $4.00 a student. Teams must pay online prior to the tournament.  No cash/checks will be accepted at the tournament. 

Schedule of Events

In following Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium's sustainability plan, we are offering this year's Regional Science Olympiad schedule and map as a downloadable pdf. If you need a paper copy, please feel free to ask for one during check-in. However, the more paper copies we release the more trees that are affected by commercial paper mills.  Please help us choose a more sustainable environment and use the pdf. instead. 



Interested in Sponsoring an event, awards, coffee hour, lunch, etc. Send inquiries to Pam Eby at We would appreciate your support and would proudly display your name during the day and awards ceremony.