The following organizations have registered their Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Innovation (STEMI) Competitions, Events and Olympiads. If you are aware of any further organizations that are active in STEMI please share this information with them. (See menu for further details)
The Computer Olympiad, as the name implies, is an Olympiad for computer-using learners. It is aimed at high schools, but primary schools are welcome to enter. The First Round is a pen-and-paper aptitude test for which no computer is needed, and is taken at schools. There are separate second and third rounds for programming and application use. The second rounds are run at schools, the third rounds in Cape Town.
Computer Applications Olympiad
Computer Programming Olympiad
Cyber Junkyard Challenge
Cyber Junkyard is an industrial inter-tertiary competition aimed at bringing industry and education closer together. Teams from various tertiary institutions battle it out to complete a project according to a specific project brief.
Eskom Expo for Young Scientists
Eskom Expo for Young Scientists (Expo) is South Africa\'s primary and only existing science fair for school students, where they have an opportunity to exhibit their own scientific invstigations. Eskom Expo has 28 affiliated regions for students to participate.
First Lego League
Lego Robotics Competitions for learners 10 - 16 years of age. Children have 8 weeks to design and build a Lego robot using Mindstorm technology to solve as many missions in a playfield in 2 minutes 30 seconds.
Standard Bank University IT Challenge
The Standard Bank University IT Challenge is a competition for university students and challenges their ability to work as a team and program solutions. The heats take place at universities, the finals in Johannesburg.
ThinkQuest Application Development
ThinkQuest Application Development is an international competition for older students (13 to 22). Teams develop a web-based application or game that solves a problem
The UCT Mathematics Competition, established in 1977, is an annual event for high schools in the Western Cape, held on the University of Cape Town campus. About 7000 learners participate in the competition each year, and invitations are sent to 400 high schools in the Western Cape. Each school can enter five individuals and five pairs per grade. Separate problems are set for each grade, from 8 to 12.