Judging Format and Criteria
Round 1 Judging
Round 1 Judging in the morning is used to determine Middle school and High School divisions 1st - 3rd place and Honorable Mention within each of the judging categories. There are multiples of each of the category awards given.
Round 1 is also used to determine the projects earning Special Awards which are given by national, state and local corporations and organizations to recognize student achievement. These consist of certificates, medals, scholarships, internships and more. ALL projects compete in Round 1 Judging within their grade level division (MS or HS).
Round 2 Judging
After Round 1 Judging ends everyone breaks for lunch
Round 2 Judging - Student projects selected through Round 1 will be interviewed during Round 2 to determine the state, national and international science fair participants.
2023 Judging Rubrics are still under construction
2023 Judging Criteria are being revised