Arkansas Valley Regional Science Fair



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Host: Otero Junior College
Location: La Junta, CO
Date: February 20-22, 2019


This year’s Regional Science Fair will be held the week of February 20th, 21st & 22nd, 2019 at the OJC Student Center. To register for AVRSF fair two things must be completed by the student.

STEP 1: Online registration, which begins on December 4, 2018 and the deadline is Wednesday February 13, 2019.

STEP 2: Signed ISEF Paperwork no later than 5:00 p.m. Friday, February 16th.

Below is a synopsis of the two days, but please see the schedule in the instructions.

Wednesday, February 20th 2:00 - 5:00 pm:

Registration, Safety and Display, and Project set up.  

Wednesday, February 20th 5:00 - 8:00 pm:

Judges preliminary can look at projects.  

Thursday, February 21st 8:00 am - 2:00 pm:

Judges preliminary can look at projects.  

Thursday, February 21st 2:00 - 5:00 pm:

K-5th Grade Student Interviews and Judging. Students will be judged as a drop-in basis.


Thursday, February 21st 6:00 - 8:00 pm:

6th – 12th Grade Student Interviews and Judging (only finalists and judges are allowed in exhibit hall).  

Thursday, February 21st 8:00 - 10:00 pm:

Final Judging (students do not need to be present).

Thursday, February 21st 6:00 pm:

Students with SRC violations will be interviewed (please check if you are on the list).

Friday, February 22nd 8:00 am - 3:00 pm:

Exhibit Hall open to the public (students will not be allowed to remove posters unless they obtain a written permission from the fair director).

Friday, February 22nd 2:00 pm:

Awards Ceremony at the Ed Stafford Theater.

Friday, February 22nd 3:00 pm:

Removal of posters promptly after Awards.