58th Annual Montana State Science Fair
Schedule of Events
SUNDAY, March 17
2:00-6:00 pm Early Check-in/Late Registration begins in the PARTV Lobby
($20 entry fee per student collected for those who have not yet paid or $25 late entry fee per student collected for those who have not preregistered) Exhibit set-up will be on Monday morning ONLY
MONDAY, March 18
8:00-12:00 noon Registration and Exhibit Set-up in the Adams Center
Exhibit Set-up: Grades 6-8—Adams Center Sports Arena (Lower Level) Grades 9-12—Adams Center North Level B (Main Level) (Students must remain at exhibits until exhibits have been inspected by the Sign and Safety Committee)
11:00-12:00 noon Judges Orientation—In the Sky Club (signs will be posted)
12:00-1:00 pm Lunch break for Student Exhibitors
Options will be available on or near campus.
1:00-4:30 pm Judging*--Students must remain at exhibits (No parents or teachers will be allowed on the exhibit floors) Fair Photographer will be circulating to take participant photos
4:30 pm Students Released
7:00-9:00 pm Exhibit Viewing Open to Students and Public—Students may return to see their exhibits (optional)
TUESDAY, March 19
8:00-11:30 am Montana Science Fair Open to Public for Viewing
10:00 am Awards Ceremony at the University Theater
Important Reminder: Teachers and parents are NOT allowed to sit in the lower level of the theater.
*Judging is modeled after the ISEF procedures; i.e., there will only be one round of judging. Gold, Silver, and Bronze ribbons will be placed on winning exhibits after students are released at 4:30 pm and can be viewed when the fair opens to the public.
Important Reminder: Students must leave their exhibits up for public viewing until after the awards ceremony on Tuesday, March 19, 2013.