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                        Chemistry Olympiad


The U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad and the International Chemistry Olympiad are multi-tiered competitions that bring together the world’s most talented high school students to test their knowledge and skills in chemistry. Nations around the world conduct examinations to nominate the most high-performing students for the International Chemistry Olympiad. Each year, four students are chosen to represent the U.S. team at the International Chemistry Olympiad competition, which is hosted by a different country each year. 

Visit U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad for more details and to view past exams. 

                 2019 Chemistry Olympiad

First Stage

Saturday, March 2, 2019, 9 am - 11 am

St. John Fisher College

10 winners will be selected for the National Chemistry Olympiad Exam


National Chemistry Olympiad Exam 

 Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 8 am - 2:30 pm

St. John Fisher College


Registrations are accepted by e-mail strictly in the time window from December 20, 2018 to January 14, 2019.

To register, please, send your name, e-mail address, high school name and your chemistry teacher's name to with the subject line: Chemistry Olympiad.

You will receive registration number and instructions about the exact location and time.


  • Students must be U.S. citizens or legal, permanent residents of the United States (green card holders).
  • High school students who will graduate no earlier than Spring 2019 are eligible.
  • Students must be under the 20 years of age on the first of July of the year of the competition. 


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