O nline pre-registration remains open until approximately one week prior to competition. This year, pre-registration will close on February 4th 2022. 


Same-day/walk-in registration is also available starting at 8:30am on the day of the Bee. 

All pre- and same-day registered participants must complete check-in by 9:30am on February 12th in order to participate in the Bee.  Participants wishing to attend the pre-Bee lectures should be signed in prior to 9:00am. 

Registering for the Iowa Brain Bee is free. Competition is open for high school students in grades 9 - 12.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you or your student are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Neuroscience Graduate Program in advance at grad-neuroscience@uiowa.edu