The Olympiad oaths at the Opening Ceremony. These texts summarize the deepest spirit of fair play at IBO.
Oath by the competitors’ representative while all competitors are standing and raising their right hand.
We, competitors of this International Biology Olympiad solemnly swear that we will answerthe theoretical and practical competition questions in the most responsible way and we will compete honestly according to the principles of "Fair Play".
Oath by a representative of the International Jury while all delegation leaders are standing and raising their right hand.
We, the members of this International Biology Olympiad Jury, solemnly swear to judge the competition according to the valid Rules accepted for this Olympiad and according to the principles of “Fair Play”.