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From 1986 to 2017, the United States Teams have brought home: 61 Gold Medals, 43 Silver Medals, 29 Bronze Medals, and 11 Honorable Mentions. — AAPT.ORG



2019 U.S. Physics Team

Each year, AAPT and the American Institute of Physics (AIP) sponsor a competition for high school students to represent the United States at the International Physics Olympiad Competition. The mission of the U.S. Physics Team Program is to promote and demonstrate academic excellence through preparation for and participation in the International Physics Olympiad.  Photos of the 2018 Team and camp are available on Flickr.

Important Dates

December 4, 2018 - F=ma Registration Deadline

January 23 and January 25, 2019 - F=ma Testing Dates (PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ARE TWO TESTING DATES ONLY)

USAPhO Testing Date, TBA (One day only, completed exams will need to be scanned and emailed to AAPT)

May/June 2019 - U.S. Physics Team Training Camp, University of Maryland

July 7-15, 2019 - International Physics Olympiad, Tel Aviv, Israel

Contact Information

For more details and information about the U.S. Physics Team, please contact AAPT's Programs department at 301-209-3340 or programs@aapt.org