Mandatory Attendance

  • You Must Be Present
    • Week 1 Preliminary Judging.
    • Week 2 Finalist Judging: If you are a Middle School Finalist on Tuesday; if you are a High School Finalist: Wednesday.
    • Finalist Awards Ceremony: If you are a Finalist – Saturday, March 14, Middle School 9:00 am to 10:00 am; High School Noon to 1:30 pm
    • Special Awards Ceremony: If you are a Special Award Winner – Saturday, March 9, 10:30 am to 12:30 am

Approved Absence– Absences for religious observations, tests, or special circumstances will be approved if a request is submitted to Dr. Frank LaBanca, Fair Director, [email protected] by Saturday, March 7.

Upload Projects to the Project Portal.  Review the student guide in the document library to ensure compliance with all requirements for project uploads.
Saturday Awards Ceremonies.  If you are chosen as a Finalist or Special Awards winner, award ceremony attendance is mandatory. Failure to attend may result in forfeiture of award.

Attendance Exemptions. Exemptions are granted for religious observances and special circumstances.

Excused absences for special circumstances will be considered if the request is emailed to the Fair Director by no later than 6:00 PM, the Saturday, before Fair Week. Email to: [email protected]

Family vacations, previous social commitments, and ski trips are not considered extraordinary circumstances.

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