2020 NWSE High School Student Schedule

All events take place on the Portland State University Campus. For safety and security reasons, students are required to wear name tags at all NWSE events.

Thursday April 9, 2020

4:00-7:00pm: High School students check in at registration table. Each student will receive a map. Exhibit setup and Safety Check take place in the main gym of the Viking Pavilion. Students set up their displays and must remain there until passed by the safety check team. Students with APPROVED paperwork will receive a sticker showing they have passed safety check. If paperwork is not APPROVED, the student has to provide corrected copies of forms for the SRC table to get a sticker. Students leave the exhibit area when they have completed the Safety Check. High School students, not adults, are required to be present for Safety Check. Nametags should be left at the exhibit for use on Friday.

Volunteering Opportunity:High School Students may sign up to assist with middle school safety checks. Contact Stephanie for information. Also after completing set-up select the middle school projects you will interview the next day.

Friday April 10, 2020

7:00 - 9:00am: Exhibit Set-up, see above desctiption.

9:00 - 10:30am: Judges view exhibits without students present. High School students can use this time to read the posters for conducting middle school interviews. Tours available.

10:30 - Noon: Students interviewed by judges at their exhibits. Students must be in the exhibit hall during the whole time for judging. No sound-producing electronics, including cell phones, are allowed during judging. No Parents or Adult Sponsors are allowed in the exhibit hall during judging. Between your interviews, interview your assigned middle school projects.

Noon - 1:00pm: Lunch break for students. See the online map of nearby restaurants for options.

1:00 - 2:30pm: Second round of interviews, categories with small numbers of projects may be visited by judges from other categories. For large categoies this is a continuation of the earlier judge session. Students are encouraged to talk to other students about their projects during this time. Complete middle school interviews and turn in comment sheets. 

2:30 - 4:30pm: Exhibits open to the public. Students are required to be at their projects half the time.  The rest of the time can be used to view other projects.

3:20pm: Announcement of HS "Best of Fair" candidates. Most award decisions are made before finalist judging; more than 200 awards will be given at the award ceremony. Announced students will move with their posters to judge room for interviews.

3:30 - 5:00pm: Best of Fair candidates interviewed

4:30 - 5:30pm: Middle School Award Ceremony. High School Students may remove exhibits after it ends. 

6:30 - 8:00pm: Award Ceremony in Exhibit Hall. Students must be present to receive awards.

8:00 - 8:30pm: Team Oregon information meeting for all ISEF finalists.



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