California State Science Fair
Important Dates and Deadlines: 2016

Depends upon your fair Your Application Deadline
California State Science Fair Application
Application Fee and necessary certifications must be mailed.
Application Fee: $30
May 5
Deadline for Science Fair Teacher of the Year Nominations
This is a receipt deadline, not a postmark deadline.
May 12
Deadline for Student of the Year Applications
This is a receipt deadline, not a postmark deadline.
May 13
Last day to request change of category assignment.
May 23
Registration and Project Setup 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Public Viewing
All students are requested to be present at displays.
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Opening Ceremony and Keynote Address 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
May 24
Student Orientation 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
California State Science Fair Judging 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Removal of Projects 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Awards Ceremonies 4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Project Set Up and Removal

Set Up: All projects must be delivered and set up between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Monday, May 23. Early arrivals will not be accepted. Projects must arrive at Registration by 3:30 p.m., although the display area will remain open to complete project set-up following registration until 4:30 p.m. Science Center staff and security will not admit projects outside of this scheduled set up time. Projects may be delivered and set up by a parent, teacher, or other designated person if the entrant is unable to do so personally.

Removal: Projects must be removed on Tuesday, May 24, according to the schedule above. No projects may be removed before this time. If you are traveling by air, please make your reservations accordingly. If you must leave before the project may be removed, arrange for others in your group to collect your project. The Science Center will not store projects. Projects remaining on the display floor after the removal period will be discarded.

Last updated: Sun Mar 20 10:48:47 PDT 2016
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