STEVENS POINT – The University of Wisconsin Stevens Point will welcome area high school students this month as they compete in the regional qualifier for the Wisconsin Science Olympiad State Tournament.

Teams will showcase their innovation in nearly 30 demonstrations and skills tests on Feb. 19. Testing their knowledge and collaborative skills, students will work together as they compete for medals in a variety of events in chemistry, technology and engineering, biology, Earth science, physics and more.

Events are free and open to the public from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the UW-Stevens Point Chemistry Biology Building, 2101 Fourth Ave., Stevens Point. Faculty and staff from the College of Letters and Science and the College of Natural Resources and other volunteers will assist student teams and coaches in their events.

Area schools competing in the 2022 North Regional Wisconsin Science Olympiad include:

Athens
Denmark
Lakeland Union
Marshfield
Medford
Mosinee
Osseo-Fairchild
Sparta
Wausau East
Wausau West
Xavier Appleton

Wisconsin Science Olympiad’s state tournament will be held April 22-23 at UW-Stevens Point. Teams at the regional event must place in the top 50 medal count to be eligible to compete in the upcoming state tournament.   

To learn more about the Science Olympiad, visit www.wisconsinso.org. To volunteer for the April state tournament, go to https://uwsp.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_7PxKtt14Zh1Bhwa.

Source: UW-Stevens Point