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|Date of Fair
|Registration System Opens
|Registration system Closes
|Registered participants are posted on the website
|Winners are posted on the website
|Judges registration opens
|Judges registration closes
|Judge assignments and schedule are available to judges
|Special Awards self-nomination opens
|Special Awards self-nomination closes
Rules and Regulations
REgistration reminders will be updated when information becomes available.
1. A teacher’s signature (or parent/educator if home-schooled) is required to register a project.
2. By signing the consent form, the participant(s), parent/guardians and teacher agree that the project shall follow the QRSTF rules and regulations.
3. If one of the students in a pair project lives or attends a school belonging to a different Regional Science Fair, the students must select a single Regional Science Fair to apply to.
4. If the students in a pair project are from different age categories, then they shall register the project in the age category of the older student.
* The project shall only be the work of one or two students from start to completion. Projects and work done by more than two students at any point in the project’s development are not permitted.
* A project worked on at any point by two students cannot register as a single person project.
* A participant may not present more than one project each year, and may not display or reuse an identical project from a previous Regional Science Fair.
* A project presented at any Regional Science Fair in the past may not be presented again unless there is a substantial expansion or extension of the previous investigation or design process. The project must only present work completed since the previous Regional Science Fair, though previous work may be referenced.
* Ethics Pre-Approval is mandatory for all projects using animal and human participants. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or concerns.
Student Expectations for projects
1. Participants are expected to be available for all judging sessions on Saturday April 15, 2023. There may be multiple judging sessions. There are also a number of judges for special awards.
2. Students are representing their school so additional expectations may apply.
3. A teacher’s signature (or parent/educator if home-schooled) is required to register a project.
4. By signing the consent form, the participant(s), parent/guardians and teacher agree that the project shall follow the QRSTF rules and regulations.
5. If one of the students in a pair project lives or attends a school belonging to a different Regional Science Fair, the students must select a single Regional Science Fair to apply to.
6. If the students in a pair project are from different age categories, then they shall register the project in the age category of the older student
7. Students are to have a log book available along with their project board. The log book shall document the progress of the project over time
Start your Projects.. Stay calm and research on !
1. Registration will take place - starting Jan. 1, 2023 and ending April 8, 2023
2. Assist in the planning of the projects. Provide an opportunity for students to explain their projects
3. Be advised that we take great pains to provide a safe environment for all our participants.
4. When the Registration is ready we will be sending out a notification for the students to register.
5. The science fair will take place.
DAy of the Fair Schedule:
General Information PDF for Participants - Important!
TO: ALL PARTICIPANTS
Welcome to the 62nd Quinte Regional Science & Technology Fair, April 15, 2023!
1. The display area in the gym and cafeteria will be open from 8:00-3:00 for the students and
11:30 - 2:30 for all.
2. Cafeteria will be open 11:30 to 1:30.
3. Remember to be there around 8:15 for our volunteers to help you set up.
4. To avoid congestion at the entrance of the Kente Building, you are asked to drop off your
project and then drive away to the parking lot. There will be supervision.
5. The gym and cafeteria area will be closed to the public until 11:30 so that the judges may
complete the first round of judging.
8:00 - 8:30am Students Registration - Parents leave.
9:00 - 11:30 1st Round of Judging (no parents) and Special Awards Judging begins.
11:30 - 2:30 2nd Round of Judging and Special Awards Judging
Public Viewing (parents permitted)
Cafeteria open 11:30 to 1:30. Students eat while not being judged.
Complete and turn in Good Communicator Interview Forms.
2:30 - 2:45 Pack up Projects. Proceed to Link Lounge.
2:45 - 3:15 Paper Airplane Contest in the Link Lounge
3:15 Doors open to the Automotive Bay for the Award Ceremony
3:30 to 4:45 QRSTF Award Ceremony
Participation in the QRSTF is a real honour and a privilege. The committee welcomes you and
hopes that your experience is one that inspires, excites and motivates you in the pursuit of
Plan to arrive at the main entrance of the Kente Building at Loyalist College by 8:15. Line up
inside the main doors. You will be escorted one at a time to your registration station (See
website www.qrstf.ca for details.) Parents/guardians will leave their children at the entrance to
registration area in the cafeteria. They will be well supervised! Parents are welcome after 11:30.
As a representative of your school, and of the community as a whole, the following should be
taken into consideration.
=> Students are expected to be at their projects for the entire judging period - if judges
need to return to your project for additional information or if they have more questions
for you, you need to be present. There will be additional judging in the afternoon ( 1
p.m. to 2:30 p.m.) for special awards and "Best in Grade, "Best in Fair" "... if you think you may be
judged for these awards, you should return to your project following the lunch break.
=> The fair is open to the Public and our generous sponsors during the afternoon (11:30-
2:30). Students are expected to stay with their projects until 2:30 pm. Students should
never leave their valuables unattended.
=> Students are asked to be respectful of the environment/space - remember that Loyalist
College is graciously hosting this event, and as such, we must be mindful of the grounds
=> Students are asked to dress appropriately - "Dress for Success".
=> When a judge or a passerby (adult or peer) shows interest in your project, you should
stand up and offer them an explanation of your project. This is why you are here - tell
them about all of the hard work that you have done!
=> Answer all questions to the best of your ability and explain yourself as clearly as
possible... refer to your project board whenever necessary. When the opportunity arises,
use the Good Communicator Form to interview fellow students. Enter this in a draw for
=> The Display Hall this year will be closed to the general public from 9:00-11:30.
NOTE: Tables and chairs will be provided.
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