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2023 Caribbean STEM Olympiads - January 19 - 22, 2023
05/12/2022
Please note that the Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF) will be holding its inaugural regional Caribbean STEM Olympiads (CSO) on January 19 - 22, 2023. Individual competitors and teams from schools, clubs and associations will compete at three (3) different age levels for medals, prizes and cash.


The events of the STEM Olympiads include:
(a) Math Olympiads
(b) Computer Coding Games (aimed at solving one of the challenges faced by Caribbean communities)
(c) Robotics Showcases

N.B.: The application deadline is December 15, 2022.

Most of the events (excluding the Math Olympiad in Barbados) will be held in a virtual format on the Zoom platform.

As a next step in preparation for the Olympiads, the CSF will be hosting 3 Informational Sessions for interested persons in the Caribbean region, and especially for principals, science and math teachers, and students. These sessions will:

- Provide more information on the different categories of the Olympiads

- Give clarification on the rules, entry requirements, the judging process, and more

- Allow interested persons to ask questions and raise concerns

The times for the Sessions are:
- Sunday, December 4, 2022 - 5pm - 6pm AST (5pm Barbados Time, 4pm Jamaica Time, 3pm Belize Time)

- Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 7pm - 8pm AST (7pm Barbados Time, 6pm Jamaica Time, 5pm Belize Time). Note the amended start time.

- Saturday, December 10, 2022 - 5pm - 6pm AST (5pm Barbados Time, 4pm Jamaica Time, 3pm Belize Time)

The recurring Zoom meeting link for all three meetings is: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83520460665...

You are free to invite your STEM high school principals, teachers, students and other interested persons to join the Informational Sessions.

Please take this opportunity also to visit the CSO webpage at https://caribbeanscience.org/cso-guidelines/ for more details ahead of the informational sessions.

All are invited to attend!
 



Faculty of Science and Technology
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