2018 North Carolina Science and Engineering Fair Schedule
Friday, March 23, 2018
4:00 – 7:00 pm Project Registration
1. Unload project and then park vehicle in designated parking area.
2. Check-in at registration desk
3. Verify the location of your project and set up the exhibit.
4. Your project must be approved by the Display and Safety Committee before you leave your project. Leave the approved check-off sheet with your project.
Saturday, March 24, 2018
7:15-9:00 am Project Registration and Set Up following procedure above
8:15-9:00 am Judges Meeting and Orientation
9:00-10:30 am Elementary Judges Review Projects Without Students
9:00-11:00 am Junior and Senior Judges Review Projects Without Students
9:00 am-2:30 pm Science and Engineering Booths (Complete the passport and win a prize!)
9:15-9:45 am Welcome (ELEMENTARY)
10:00-10:30 am Welcome (JUNIORS & SENIORS)
10:30 – 12:00 Elementary Students at Projects for Judges’ Interviews. Students should bring reading or quiet activity to occupy their time. ONLY Students, Fair Personnel, & Judges will be allowed in the rooms and halls during judging. Students must stay in the rooms with the room monitors until the end of the judging period.
10:30 – 12:00 Junior and Senior students free for lunch
12:00-1:00 pm Elementary students free for lunch.
12:00-2:00 pm Judges interview Junior and Senior students. Students should bring reading or quiet activity to occupy their time. ONLY Students, Fair Personnel, & Judges will be allowed in the rooms and halls during judging
1:00-2:00 pm Elementary Projects Open to Public – students should divide their time between standing at their project and visiting other projects. Projects can be dismantled at 2:00 pm.
2:00-3:30 pm Junior and Senior Exhibits Open to Public – – students should divide their time between standing at their project and visiting other projects.
2:30–3:15 pm Elementary Awards Ceremony
3:30–4:15 pm Junior Awards Ceremony
3:30-5:00 pm Exhibitors Dismantle Projects – If projects are not dismantled by 5:00 they will be removed by the Fair
4:30–5:30 pm Senior Awards Ceremony in Jones Auditorium
Finalists Must Attend the Award Ceremony to Receive Their Awards! The only awards that will be shipped are for team projects when an additional trophy is needed.
2018 NC Science and Engineering Fair T-Shirts and Pins
2018 NC Science & Engineering Fair t-shirts will be available for pre-sale for $8.00 each and $10 at the Fair. Participants that pre-ordered and paid for t-shirts will have vouchers in their registration packets to use to pick up their shirts.