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Preliminary Registration


All Tennessee preliminary tournaments will be hosted virtually based on the Mini SO model identified by National Science Olympiad. All teams will compete in preliminary tournaments in six fixed events each week for three weeks – Feb. 13, 20, and 27.

February 13 – 6 events

February 20 – 6 events

February 27 – 6 events

Membership Fees

The membership fee for the 2021 Mini SO preliminaries is $150 per returning team and $75 for additional teams. Each team from a school must file and pay a separate registration fee and each team must have its own coach. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville will continue to offer financial support for new teams. If you are a new team or have not competed in the last 3 years you are eligible to receive the reduced membership fee of $75 for each team.


Register your team for the preliminary competition by clicking here. Checks should be made to “TN Science Olympiad”. (TN Science Olympiad W9 Form)