Sponsored by the Seaborg Center

The status of the virtual 2021 Region 1 Tournament will take place with Region 11 hosted by Lansing Community College.   Events for the 2021 Tournament will be the same as the 2020 tournament with some modifications due to the current pandemic restrictions.   

Each year, approximately 300 students from throughout the Upper Peninsula compete in 46 different Science Olympiad events. More than 100 volunteers make this event possible.

Science Olympiad competitions have been sponsored by the Glenn T. Seaborg Center Mathematics and Science Center at Northern Michigan University since 1987.

Learn more about the Michigan Science Olympiad and National Science Olympiad.


2021 Tournament Events

  • Life, Personal, & Social Science:  Anatomy & Physiology, Designer Genes, Disease Detectives, Heredity, Ornithology, Water Design.
  • Earth and Space Science:  Astronomy, Dynamic Planet, Fossils, GeoLogic Mapping, Meteorology, Reach for the Stars, Road Scholar.
  • Physical Science & Chemistry:  Chem Lab, Circuit Lab, Crime Busters, Density Lab, Food Science, Forensics, Machines, Protein Modeling, Sounds of Music.
  • Technology & Engineering:  Detector Building, Gravity Vehicle, Mission Possible, Mousetrap Vehicle, Digital Structures
  • Inquiry and Nature of Science:  Codebusters, Experimental Design, Game On, Write It CAD It

2021 Winning Schools (Division B – Middle School)

  • First Place: A.D.: Johnston Junior High School, Bessemer
  • Second Place: Holy Name Catholic Middle School
  • Third Plac: Washington Middle School, Calumet

The top three teams in Division B received invitations to the Michigan Science Olympiad State Tournament on May 1, 2021, hosted by Michigan State University.

2021 Winning Schools (Division C – High School)

  • First Place: Calumet High School, Calumet
  • Second Place: A.D. Johnston High School, Bessemer
  • Third Place:  Not applicable

The top teams in Division C received invitations to the Michigan Science Olympiad State Tournament on May 1, 2021, hosted by Michigan State University.