Check to see if you are a finalist

The list of finalists will be active and posted by 10 PM on Friday of Preliminary Judging Week (Week 1).
If you are a finalist, check-in below by the check-in deadline.

Check to see if you are a special award winner

A list of Special Award Winners will be active and posted by 10 PM on Thursday of Final Judging Week (Week 2).
If you are a special award winner, check-in below by the check-in deadline.


Check-in for Finalist Judging & Awards Ceremony

All Team Members must check-in by 9 PM on Monday (Week 2) to confirm attendance at finalist judging on Wednesday (Week 2). All finalists attend the Finalist Awards Ceremony for your grade level on Saturday (Week 2). (Middle School or High School)

Check-in for Special Awards Ceremony

All Team Members must check-in by 9 PM on Friday (Week 2) to confirm attendance at the Special Awards Ceremony on Saturday (Week 2).

 Check Date and Time of Judging and Award Ceremonies – scroll to bottom of page

The first 20 finalists to complete their check-in will be entered into a contest to win a Starbucks gift card.

Information for Finalists
Congratulations!  If your name is on the list of Finalists posted on this web site, you have been selected to present your project for final judging at the Connecticut Science and Engineering Fair.
Remember to have your parent notify your school that you will attend finalist judging and not be present for school.
You are requested to arrive at the exhibit hall at Quinnipiac University, Hamden Wednesday morning Fair Week 2 at 8:30 am for check-in. All finalists are required to present their project on Wednesday morning during final judging. 
Upon arrival, report to the Check-In table in the lobby of the gymnasium. The finalist judges will interview you between 9 am and 1:00 pm.
  • Team Projects – Have all members of your team Check-In.
  • After you check-in, you will proceed to your project.
    • Your posters and any special equipment may be set-up at that time. You will take all project materials home after the end of judging.
    • Cell phone use is not permitted during judging hours in the exhibit hall.
    • Judging which will start at 9 am sharp. Arrive by 8:30 am.
    • Refreshments will be available during judging and we recommend that you bring something to read.
    • Dress to impress!  Blue jeans are NOT appropriate.
    • Lunch will be at 1:15 pm. Your lunch is complementary. Your parents and other guests may have lunch with you – they can go through the cashier’s line. Lunch is optional. You may leave once judging is over.
Finalists Must Be Present for Awards Ceremonies on Saturday (Fair Week 2)!
  • Middle School Finalists are required to attend the Middle School Finalist Ceremony
  • All Special Award Winners are required to attend the Special Awards Ceremony
  • High School Finalists are required to attend the High School Finalist Ceremony
  • Location: Recreation Center, Building 13 on the Quinnipiac University Map
  •  Award Ceremony attendance is mandatory unless the award recipient has obtained a release directly from the Fair Director. (View Mandatory Attendance Requirements)
  • Ceremonies include presentations of plaques/trophies, award envelopes and some very special awards including cash, scholarships, trips to other competitions, invitation to sponsor meetings and other gifts from sponsors.
  • Finalist Judging Awards, Special Awards and Entire Fair Results will be posted at the conclusion of the High School Finalist Awards Ceremony on Saturday of Fair Week 2.

Hospitality Suite for Parents and Teachers will be open during judging in Room SC-119 of the Student Center, Building 9 on the Quinnipiac Campus Map.

Be sure to check Fair Week Schedule particularly for judging and Saturday awards ceremonies.
CONGRATULATIONS –  we look forward to seeing you at the Science Fair Wednesday morning at 8:30 am sharp!!