Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair

Frequently Asked Questions

WHEN IS THE FAIR?

The Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair (FVRSF) is a yearly event. Each year the fair is held the first week of April.

WHERE IS THE FAIR?

The FVRSF is held at the Envision Athletic Centre at the University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford Main Campus.

WHO IS ELIGIBILE FOR THE COMPETITIVE SCIENCE FAIR?

Any student in Grades 7-12, who attends school or is home-schooled in the Fraser Valley school district (Langley, Abbotsford, Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows, Mission, Chilliwack and Hope).

WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR THE NON-COMPETITIVE SCIENCE FAIR?

Any student in grades K - 6, who attends school or is home-schooled in the Fraser Valley school district (Langley, Abbotsford, Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows, Mission, Chilliwack and Hope).

WHY SHOULD I ENTER?

The FVRSF is a great place to showcase your knowledge in science! You will have the opportunity to meet other students and people from the Fraser Valley community who are interested in science and technology. You could also win the chance to travel to the national competition, the Canada-Wide Science Fair.

CAN I HAVE A PARTNER?

Yes! You can work by yourself or in teams of two.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO ENTER THE SCIENCE FAIR?

$30 per participant / $75 for a class presentation

WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?

You will need a backboard to present your project, and any other materials that you have made, or need to demonstrate your project. Make sure you check the safety and ethics rules to see what you can and cannot bring.

CAN I HAVE ACCESS TO POWER?

Yes, but you will need to request power when you register for the fair.

CAN I HAVE ACCESS TO THE INTERNET?

Yes, there will be guest access during the fair.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?

Make sure you are neat and clean. There is no "dress code".

WHAT HAPPENS AT THE SCIENCE FAIR?

You can find the schedule here.

PARKING

There is a nominal parking fee at the campus.

SECURITY

Exhibitors are responsbile or the maintenance and protection of their own exhibits during the fair. We recommend that laptops, cameras, cell phones, and other expensive items not be left unattended. The gym doors will be locked at the end of each day of the fair.

CAN MY PARENTS COME?

Parents are welcome to come to the Public Viewing. Judging is only for students and judges. Read how parents/guardians can be supportive at the fair.

WHO WILL BE AT THE FAIR?

You will meet the Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair Committee, Volunteers, Judges, UFV Students and other participants. All students are supervised by volunteers during the fair.

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