School subject Olympiads are very popular among students in Latvia. One of the goals of Olympiads is to stimulate enthusiasm for different school subjects.

There are school Olympiads on different school subjects. The first stage is school Olympiads, the second – district ones, the third – state Olympiads. The successful performance of students in school allows them to participate in school subject Olympiads. The best students of Latvia participate in state or International subject Olympiads.