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Scientist with Test Tubes


Hosted by Beckman Biology Olympiad of OC Biology

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The Competition

2022 Dates

  • Registration opens: TBD

  • Registration closes: TBD

  • Competition date: 4/16/2021 (Time TBD)

  • Awards ceremony: TBD

  • 2022 competition details coming soon!

About the Competition

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.

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Exam Content

Exam Content

Animal Anatomy and Physiology
Cell Biology

Genetics and Evolution
Plant Anatomy and Physiology

For more, visit our Study Material tab. 


(Recommended) Campbell and Reece's BIOLOGY


Author: Reece

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

Awards and Prizes

Individual 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

Team Prizes

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


Sign up to receive notifications regarding the next competition (coming soon)!

Register for the 2022 competition

Note: the next competition is planned to be held virtual in the Spring of 2022

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