University of Maryland
Department of Physics
The Physics Olympics
at the University of Maryland
The University of Maryland Physics Olympics, founded in 1979 by John Layman,
is held annually in the month of April at the University of Maryland Physics
Department. Teams from high schools in Maryland, Virginia, and
the District of Columbia compete in eight events to determine the
The Spring 2013 University of Maryland Physics
Olympics will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2013.
Registration will begin at 8:00 AM.
The Opening Ceremony will be promptly at 9:00 AM, with the competition
commencing immediately thereafter.
To receive future Physics Olympics announcements by e-mail,
send an e-mail to Dr. Richard Berg at
are asked to meet 30 minutes before the event start
time to review judging procedures.
are asked to remind their teacher/judges to meet 30 minutes before the start time.
An application form needs to be submitted for each team. The application form can be
obtained here. Submit
applications by Friday, April 12, 2013.
Directions to the Physics Olympics can be found here.
For further information, please
contact Dr. Richard Berg by e-mail at
firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (301)
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