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The annual Harvard Undergraduate Science Olympiad Division C Invitational Tournament will be held on Sunday, February 3, 2019, on the historical campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, MA. Our Division C event will feature 40 teams competing in all 23 events. Competition events will run from approximately 7:00 am to 3:00 pm with the closing ceremony finishing by 6:00pm. 

  1. Our schedule will mirror the 2019 Nationals Schedule. The schedule for the HUSO Division C Invitational can be found here.

  2. Team numbers for the Division C Tournament can be found here.

  3. Event Writers/Supervisors will be Science Olympiad alumni here at Harvard College, many of whom have attended Nationals. That being said, coaches do not need to worry about running events or bringing materials.

  4. Each school may register up to 2 teams.


  1. Teams must be registered with their state Science Olympiad organization prior to competing in the HUSO Invitational Tournament.

  2. Teams must conform to the Division C membership rules found here and all competing students must conform to the eligibility rules found here

  3. All students must sign (1) Code of Conduct, (2) HUSO Program Consent Form, (3) Parent Consent Form for Minors in Lab, (4) Acknowledgement of Risk and Release for Minors in Labs, and (5) Talent Release Form prior to competing in the HUSO Invitational Tournament. Forms will be provided to coaches after registration is confirmed.

Competition day

  1. Teams must abide by the Official Code of Ethics and General Rules specified here

  2. The HUSO Invitational Tournament will be scored based on the Official Scoring Guidelines specified here

  3. Unless otherwise stated, the HUSO Invitational Tournament will adhere to all rules stated in the national rule book and national event clarifications posted here. In cases which the printed national rule book specifies different rules or content for different competition levels, the HUSO Invitational Tournament will follow the the rules specified for the regional tournament level

  4. Each team must be accompanied to the HUSO Invitational Tournament by one adult (coach, adviser, etc). Schools bringing two teams must be accompanied by two unique adults. Every team will be given access to a homeroom in Harvard Yard where the chaperone must reside for the duration of the tournament

Results from the 2018 tournament can be seen here.