Georgia Section

A home for members and friends of the American Chemical Society's Georgia Section throughout the greater Atlanta area and its vicinity.

2018 Chemistry Olympiad Program Information

Every spring, high school students in the ACS Georgia Section participate in the United States National Chemistry Olympiad (USNCO) competition. The program is intended to encourage American youth to achieve excellence in chemistry and is a multi-tiered process with competitions at the local, national and international level. More information is available at the UNSCO website.

Timeline for 2018 Competition

Students who wish to participate must be:

  • US citizen or legal, permanent resident (i.e., green card holders)
  • Under 20 by 07/01/2018
  • Not have graduated from high school before Spring 2018

Questions or comments about this program, may be sent to our coordinator, Dr. Heather Abbott-Lyon (

More information available at