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Answers to common questions

All high school and special awards judges are expected for the whole day 8ish to ~3:15. If you selected Middle School AM or PM, it will show on your judge main menu. Hours for AM judges are 8:30am-12:30pm, PM judges are 11:30am-3:30pm. 

Parking is always a challenge at PSU, use Trimet if you can. Otherwise Parking structure 3 at 12th and Montgomery has the most daily spots, you do not have to stop at the kiosk, there are Payment machines to use. If you are a half day judge street parking may be the better option.

For middle school STUDENTS, session 1 judging in the morning is from 10:30am-noon, doors to the exhibit hall will open at 10:15am. For students in session 2 in the afternoon doors will open at 12:45pm, interviews are from 1-2:30pm. 

Public viewing is from 2:30-4:30pm directly followed by the middle school award ceremony.

High school award ceremony starts at 6:30pm

The physical address for the Peter Stott Center is 930 SW Hall, Portland 97201.

Intel NWSE High School information

Here are some quick links to Schedules, display regulations, and a PSU Campus map. For directions to Portland State University the campus map has links for mass transit and driving. Parking Structure 3 has the most metered spots available for visitors.  The high school fair takes place in the Smith Memorial Student Union on the Third floor. The street address is 1825 SW Broadway, Portland OR 97201. The award ceremony is in Hoffman Hall 1833 SW 11th Ave.

Middle School Set-up

The street address for the Middle School Intel Northwest Science Expo is 930 SW Hall, Portland OR 97201. We will have a few loading zone passes available in front of the main doors, then we ask that you move your car to street parking or use one of the PSU parking garages. Friday for those visiting the fair, Parking structure 3 at Market between 12th and 13th has the most metered spots available.  Set-up will happen both Thursday from 5-8pm and Friday from 7-8am. The student does not need to be present, but the poster, forms and any additional things do. Expensive items should not be left in the gym overnight. Please read the Display Regulations before bringing additional items.

Intel NWSE needs more Middle School Judges

Please help us recruit Middle School Judges. Middle school judges do not need a degree, current students are fine as judges. Everyone needs to register online at www.affiliatedfairs.org

Thank you Tanasbourne Grocery Outlet and Dave's Killer Bread

for making donations to help with the Judge's breakfast. There will be Sin Dawgs for all judges.

Thank you for a Wonderful Fair!

Thank you to all the students, teachers, parents, judges, volunteers and staff who made the Intel Northwest Science Expo such a success.

Here is a copy of our press release, I will be posting full results by Monday.

The Intel Northwest Science Expo, held Friday, April 1, 2011 at Portland State University, announces top winners in Oregon's state-level science research competition affiliated with the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.

High School Set-up Directions

Friday April 1, 2011
7:00 - 8:40am: High School students check in at the registration table on the 3rd floor of Smith Memorial Student Union. Each student will receive a map, their nametag is waiting at their exhibit space. Exhibit setup and Safety Check take place in Smith SMU rooms 333 and 355. Students set up their displays and must remain there until passed by the safety check team in yellow construction hats. 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 at 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.
Save time make sure you have read the display regulations at http://nwse.org/display

Middle School Set-up Directions

Thursday March 31, 2011
5:00 - 9:00pm: Exhibit setup and Safety Check at Peter Stott Center. All Posters must be set-up during this time and all forms need to be present. Additional items that are safe to leave overnight should also be brought at that time like log books and other nonexpensive items. The student does NOT need to be present. Safety Checkers will assist in set-up and approve displays. After an exhibit is approved, it will receive a Safety Check approved sticker to place on the exhibit placard.

Save time and have students read the Display Regulations before set-up.

2011 Middle School Exhibit Map

Middle school exhibit setup is Thursday, March 31, 2011, 5-9pm. Students are not required to be present, however all required paperwork must be present and left at the exhibit overnight. Volunteers will be on hand to complete display and safety checks. Once your display is set up, flag down a volunteer in a yellow construction hat. Check the attached exhibit map to locate your project(s) and note that only those marked with an asterisk have been approved for electricity and are located near an outlet.

2011 High School Exhibit Map

Be prepared for Friday, April 1! Check the attached map and locate your exhibit space before you come to Smith Memorial Student Union. Exhibits with an astrisk by their number have been approved for electrical access and have been positioned near an outlet. Don't forget to bring your extension cords!

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