If you won your category at your region, you will receive a winner's letter from your regional director that has vital information for you. Please notify your REGION DIRECTOR if you did not receive a winner's letter, or have questions about your placement in the state competition.
INFORMATION FOR REGIONAL DIRECTORS:
Regional Directors Note: It is the responsibility of the Regional Director to see that each qualifying student for the state Fair at regionals receives a Winner's Letter. Regional Directors will submit the information for all winning projects to the state. Additional student registration is not required.
The Tuesday after the Regional Tech Fair is a strict deadline. Any project submitted after this deadline is subject to disqualification.
No ties will be allowed for any reason. Any region with a tie MUST decide how to break the tie and submit ONLY ONE entry per grade/category. Any ties submitted will be disqualified.
All first place winners from regional fairs in grades 3-12 may participate in the Fair. This includes all public, private, and home- schooled students that win first place in a recognized regional fair. Grade level divisions are as follows:
- Grades 3-4
- Grades 5-6
- Grades 7-8
- Grades 9-10
- Grades 11-12
- Grades 7-12 ONLY in Programming Challenge
Students must be registered by their current grade level. Students entering as a team must compete at the grade level of the higher grade of the two team members. Any student on a team, regardless of grade, may compete at a higher grade level but never at a lower grade level.
The Individual and Team Programming Challenge categories are limited to 7th grade and above only. All other categories are open to 3-12 competitors.
All categories are open to team competition except for Individual Programming Challenge. Except for the Programming Challenge, teams of two compete with individuals in all categories. Teams are restricted to a maximum of 2 participants.