Get ready to embark on a thrilling journey of scientific discovery at the ASEF 2024 Fair, where the only limit is your imagination! This year, we’re celebrating the spirit of exploration with our theme, “Don’t Need Gravity to Explore.” So, buckle up and prepare to launch your projects into the stratosphere of innovation!

📍 Fair Location Details

Venue: First United Methodist Church of Anchorage
Address: 725 W 9th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501
Map: Navigate to the epicenter of science!

📅 Event Timeline

Project Check-In

  • When: Friday, April 5th, 5:00pm – 8:00pm
  • For: In person projects only

Category Judging

  • In-Person Judging:
    • When: Saturday, April 6th, 9:00am – 4:00pm
    • Details: Further specifics below.
  • Virtual Judging:
    • Schedule: Will be emailed to participants several days before the fair.

Special Awards Judging

  • When: Saturday, April 6th, 9:00am – 4:00pm

🎒 Check-In – What to Bring

As you gear up to showcase your projects, make sure to pack:

  • Your Project Board: The centerpiece of your research and findings.
  • Project Materials: Any tools or visuals to enhance your presentation. Check the In-Person Exhibits rules for guidelines.
  • Your Project Journal: A record of your scientific journey.

🏅 Category Judging

Elementary Division (1st-5th grade)

  • Judging Time: Assigned during check-in. Get ready to share your discoveries!

6th Grade, Middle School & High School

  • Life Sciences:
    • Categories: 100, 200, 300, 400, 1000, 1200, 1300, 1500
    • When: Saturday, April 6th, 9:00am – 1:00pm
  • Physical Sciences:
    • Categories: 500, 600, 700, 800, 900, 1100, 1400
    • When: Saturday, April 6th, 12:00pm – 4:00pm

See the list of categories with their numbers here:

The ASEF 2024 Fair is your launchpad to explore the boundless possibilities of science. Whether you’re investigating the wonders of tiny microbes or unraveling the mysteries of space and time, your projects will soar to new heights.

Attention, explorers! The countdown has begun, and we can’t wait to see the incredible ideas and innovations you’ll bring to the ASEF 2024 Fair. Get ready to let your curiosity take flight and your projects shine brighter than the stars! 🚀✨