School students of grades 8–11 from Russia and of equivalent grades from all over the world are invited to participate.
Participation in the competition is free. All school students can take part in the qualifying round and the winners of it are invited to the final round. Winners of the previous Olympiad (with diplomas of any degree) are also invited directly to the finals.
Participants with the best results will be awarded with diplomas and invited (with reduced fee) to the international camps «Formulo de Integreco».
The Olympiad 2020/21 is organized by Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University.
You can send your questions by e‑mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Results of the final round
With a slight technical delay (we are very sorry for that) we publish the final results of the official participants of the final round (you can also find them in your personal account)!
Here are the minimal scores for the diplomas:
Thank you for participation :)
Chronology of eventsAll the news about the Olympiad are posted below from newest to oldest.
Shift of the deadline for sending appeals
March 17, 2021
The deadline for sending your appeals has changed to March 20, inclusive.
Preliminary results of the final round
March 14, 2021
On the International Pi Day, we publish the preliminary results of the final round! You can see your points in your personal account in the Information System. Each problem costs 10 points.
If you do not agree with your results or you do not have them at all, you can send an appeal for the corresponding problems (the buttons for that are located to the right of the points). Appeals are accepted until March 18, inclusive.
The final results of the Olympiad will be published on March 25.
February 13, 2021
The final round will take place on February 22, 2021 in distant form. The participants can start their work either at 11:00, Moscow time (UTC+3), or at 8:00. The duration of the final round is 4 hours.
Detailed information on the final round will be sent to the participants by email within the next 3 days.
Results of the qualifying round
December 31, 2020
We are glad to publish the results of the qualifying round while the year 2020 is not over yet! You can check your marks in the «Olympiad» section in
the Information system.
Every question of each problem costs 1 point. Here are the thresholds for passing to the final round:
- R8: 7 points;
- R9: 6 points;
- R10: 7 points;
- R11: 4 points.
The final round will take place in the end of February 2021.
HAPPY NEW 2021 YEAR!
P.S. Solutions of the problems of the qualifying round will be published in January 2021.
Error in problem 8.4 & remark in problem 11.1
November 20, 2020
The Committee of the Olympiad apologises for an error in problem 4 for R8. There should be 20 kJ supplied instead of 32 kJ.
Also the remark was added for the problem 11.1 to clarify the average speed.
Start of the qualifying round
November 16, 2020
Here is the qualifying (remote) round of the physics Olympiad «Formula of Unity»/«The Third millennium». We will be happy if your friends who like physics also participate. However, every assignment should be done individually; otherwise, your submission will not be considered.
Rules of the qualifying round
The qualifying round is an online-test: for each of 10 problems you have to give only the answer. You can find the instruction for participation in the previous post below.
The winners of Olympiad 2019/20 (those with Diplomas I‑III) can participate directly in the final round.
You can send your questions (about both the problems and the participation) to the organizers by e‑mail email@example.com.
October 22, 2020
We are glad to announce the First International Physics Olympiad «Formula of Unity»/«The Third Millennium»! There will be 2 rounds.
The first round is an online test and will be held from November 16 to November 29.
Detailed information will be available near the start of the round. For participation (including sending your answers) you have to register in our information system:
The second (final) round of the Olympiad will be held in the February, 2021 at multiple sites in various countries. Detailed information about locations will be available near the start of the round.