Feb 23, 2019

The Brazilian Astronomy and Astronautics Olympiad (OBA)

  • Crimson Education
  • Brazil
Multiple Competition Skill Building Other


The Brazilian Astronomy and Astronautics Olympiad tests students abilities in these fields, according to grade level. OBA's main goal is to encourage students to use and develop their knowledge in the study of astronomy and astronautics, identify young talents, encourage teachers to improve their classes, integrate students from different schools. Top medalists can go on to compete in regional and international competitions, representing Brazil.

For more information on this Olympiad, please refer to the official OBA website here.

Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range




There are over 600,000 participants, and over 40,000 medals awarded. 

Participation Cost


No registration fee. Schools will only pay for shipping of certificates.

Minimum Technical Skill Needed


Students must have knowledge and understanding of astronomy and astronautics.

Time Commitment


There is only 1 test day. 

Application Deadline

Registration deadline has been extended until 30th April, 2020

Application Process Includes

1. School registration

2. Indication of participating students