Tuesday, April 11th, 2023
Driving & Parking
Enter at the Science Complex loading dock (red marker. (round about at Praxair cylinders)
Proceed to the welcome desk for the directions to your room.
You can drop off your project before you park
Participants can park for free ONLY in Lot Q (oranger marker)
Awards Ceremony in Wenjack Theatre (OCA W101.2) located in Otonabee College (blue marker)
8:00 - 8:45 am: Project Setup
Please enter through the Science Complex door (round about at Praxair cylinders). Ushers will direct you to your assigned room in the Environmental Science Building. Click here to access the ROOM ASSIGNMENT LIST.
It will be available upon arrival on fair day.
9:00 - 11:30 am: Judging
The judging schedule will be taped to section of the lab bench where you will set up your project. Students are responsible for being available at their project during their assigned judging times. Multiple judges will visit each project.
11:30 am – 2 pm: Public Viewing
Students should remain close to their projects and be prepared to answer questions. They are also encouraged to make time to visit other projects.
12:15 - 1:00 pm: Lunch Break for Primary and Elementary
Participants are reminded that they should arrange for a friend or parent to watch over their display in their absence, particularly if valuable equipment is involved. Lunch is not provided but the Otonabee Market Place Cafeteria in Otonabee College (near Wenjack Theatre) will be open to purchase food. A seating area is available there. Please be aware that this area is not supervised, and that students need permission from parents or teachers to visit the Cafeteria.
12:30 - 1:15 pm: Lunch Break Junior, Intermediate and Senior
2 pm Project takedown and Room Draw Prizes (you must be in the room to win)
Please ensure all project material is removed then proceed to the Wenjack Theatre for cake and ice-cream
3:00 (sharp) - 4:30 pm Awards Ceremony Wenjack Theatre
All participants, teachers and family members are welcome. Please note that the Awards Ceremony will not be over before 4:30 pm, in case you need to make special arrangements for your students’ transportation home.
Before you arrive please check your ASSIGNED ROOM NUMBER.
Security & Safety
All participants are responsible for the security of their projects. If, at any time, you have questions or concerns during the fair, please approach one of our volunteers, including the room monitors, to let us know.
If you have signed the signature page, you have given permission for a science fair representative to take a picture of you and your project.