Doors will open at 7:30 a.m. Registration and setup of projects is schedules from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. From 9:00 until judging has been completed, only exhibitors and judges are permitted in the judging area. The awards ceremony will begin at approximately 2:00 p.m. and hopefully end by 3:00 p.m. Students who receive superior ratings and are eligible for the State Fair must be in attendance at the conclusion of the ceremony.
Parents, Siblings, and Teachers
Judging is from approximately 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. During that time, the exhibit area is reserved for students and judges only. Parents and siblings may visit the University Bookstore and walk around campus. Food is available in the Eagles Nest in the Student Center. Lunch is also served in the Student Dining Hall on the first floor of the Convocation Center. Advance tickets will be sold in the lobby Science Day. The Student Center across the bridge, has comfortable chairs throughout the building.
Snacks are usually sold by the Geology club in the lobby. Students may eat these during the break at approximately 10:15 a.m. Students are allowed to bring water with them in the judging room.
Teachers who have special needs students may stay in the judging room but sit on the sidelines and cannot coach a student. This is for students with unusual physical needs. Please contact us for questions.