Hosted by Beckman Biology Olympiad of OC Biology
Registration opens: 3/27/2021
Registration closes: 4/19/2021 11:59 PM PDT
Competition date: 4/24/2021 10:00 AM PDT
Awards ceremony: 4/24/2021 3:00 PM PDT
2022 competition coming soon!
Biology Battle is an international competition hosted by Beckman Biology Olympiad open to all high schoolers worldwide aiming to bring together the best minds for an individual and team contest. Bio Battle tests competitors’ knowledge of topics in biology, including cell biology, genetics, evolution, plants, animals, ethology, and ecology. The competition will include an individual multiple-choice exam and a team Biology Bowl. The top-performing individuals and teams will be recognized and awarded. Biology Battle will not only test your biology knowledge but will also be a chance for students to have fun working as a team!
Note: The 2021 competition will be entirely online
and will be free of charge.
Animal Anatomy and Physiology
Genetics and Evolution
Plant Anatomy and Physiology
For more, visit our Study Material tab.
(Recommended) Campbell and Reece's BIOLOGY
8th Edition ISBN-13: 978-0805368444
9th Edition ISBN-13: 978-0321558237
10th Edition ISBN-13: 9780321775658
11th Edition ISBN-13: 978-0134093413
Further reading will be beneficial for the competition!
Awards and Prizes
Scores from the pre-test are used to rank individual competitors.
Top 8: Gold
Top 9-16: Silver
Top 17-24: Bronze
Top 25-40: Honorable Mention
Top 3 Gold Medalists will each earn $25 cash prize
Winning teams from the single-elimination biology bowl will determine the top teams.
First Place Team: $100
Second Place Team: $80
Third Place Team: $60
Fourth Place Team and Semifinalist Teams will be recognized
The 2021 Biology Battle took place on April 24, 2021
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Note: the next competition is planned to be held virtual in the Spring of 2022