Supporting Excellent Science Teaching for Georgia

State Elementary Science Olympiad for Georgia

Congratulations on earning a spot at the state Elementary Science Olympiad!  This page is designed to provide you with details about the state ESO Event.  

T-Shirt Pre-Order

We will be doing ESO T-Shirt pre-order sales of the event t-shirt.  These shirts will be cheaper than the ones being sold onsite.  Orders due by April 24, 2024 @ 4:00PM. 


Once you register to compete your team needs to submit the event fee using the link below.  The registration fee is $130.  Use this link to pay online or generate an invoice to pay by check.  


Each team will be assigned to compete in group A, B, C or D.      Your team will compete in the events as grouped.  Unfortunately we are not able to accommodate any changes to the schedule.    This means that your team may not compete in events outside      of the schedule.  Please print out the team roster and bring it with you the day of the tournament. 

ESO Event Map

Please see the map of Kennesaw State campus below.  You'll see each of the buildings we are using along with the events taking place.  Teams will set up their home base around the campus green.  Each team is encouraged to bring pop up tents, folding chairs, coolers, snacks/food and any other materials you may need.

PRE-Order Lunch Options

Lunch options on KSU's campus are limited on the day of the ESO.  Teams should plan to pack lunches or pre-order.  It is not easy to leave campus and get food, but not impossible.  

Here are options to pre-order food and have it delivered to the KSU Campus at the top of the campus green - near the KSU Student Center at 11:00 AM during lunch on May 4th.  See Pick Up Location flyer below for specific details. 


There are multiple hotels near KSU. Here are a few that we have used in the past.  You'll need to contact the hotel directly for reservations.  

TownPlace Suites by Marriott Kennesaw
Address: 1074 Cobb Place Blvd, Kennesaw, GA 30144
Phone: 815-516-1090

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Atlanta Kennesaw
3399 Town Point Dr NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144
Phone: 770-218-5550

Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta NW/Kennesaw Town Center
Address: 895 Cobb Pl Blvd NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144
Phone: 678-322-1140

Hampton Inn Atlanta Kennesaw
Address: 3405 Busbee Dr NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144
Phone: 770-427-2002

ESO Code of Conduct

Please review the code of conduct as set forth by the National Science Olympiad.  The Georgia ESO will abide by the same spirit and guidelines outlined here.   

Teams will be asked to have students sign student & parent pledge agreement.  Coaches/parent volunteers ONLY complete KSU Minors Code of Conduct-Staff and Volunteer.pdf.  Coaches will keep all copies of these documents.  These are the only waivers/permission forms that need to be signed.  

Our Elementary Science Olympiad is staffed by a small army of volunteers who are donating their time and expertise to provide this valuable learning opportunity to your students.  Failure of students, parents and coaches to follow the expectations established in the Code of Conduct and ESO Pledge may result in disqualification. 

Ideas for families when not competing.  Visit the Zuckerman Museum on KSU's campus.  Participate in the Sturgis Library Scavenger Hunt.  Participate in the Scaly Adventures show on the 1st floor the Science Building.  Fly drones with Civil Air Patrol in the 1st Floor lobby of the Science Building. 

ESO Participation Certificates

You may download and print your own participation certificates for students who competed at the state ESO.

ESO Certificate 2024.pdf

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