Schedule

January 1:
Online student and online judge registration opens 
 March 1, 10:00 pm: 
Student registration closes 
(online registration must be completed, 
plus the registration fee ($15) and 
signed permission form must be received by FLASF by this deadline)
March 19, 10:00 pm:
Judge registration closes

Wednesday, March 28, 2018:  Day 1 of the Fair

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm:
Student arrival and check-in at the Student Registration booth
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm:
Project set-up and safety check
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm:
 McArthur Cafeteria is open for food purchase (or bring your own).
 REMEMBER you must be at your project by 6:00 pm!

Pizza slice - cheese or pepperoni ($3.50), Potato chips ($2.00), Chocolate Bar ($2.50), Pop ($2.50), Fruit - apple / bananas ($0.90)
 Pricing and availability of these items subject to change.
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm:
 Category and Special Awards Judging
 All students must be at their project display
9:00 pm:
Student pickup

Thursday, March 29, 2018:  Day 2 of the Fair

8:30 am – 9:00 am:
Student arrival
9:00 am – 10:00 am:
Grades 5 & 6 – Science Presentation; 
Grades 7 to 12 – Best-of-Fair and Special Awards Judging
10:00 am –12:00 pm:
Public viewing; 
Workshops (see below for more information);
Best-of-Fair & Special Awards Judging
11:30 pm- 12:30 pm:
Lunch break (McArthur Cafeteria is open from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm).
For lunch, the cafeteria offers a full selection of a la carte menu items.
12:30 pm – 1:15 pm:
Special Presentation in the auditorium
Keynote Speaker: 
Dr.Merritt Turetsky
Canada Research Chair, University of Guelph, Dept. of Integrative Biology
"A permafrost nation: How Canadian land influences global climate"
Twitter @queenofpeat
1:30 pm – 2:45 pm:
Awards Ceremony in the auditorium
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm:
Take-down of projects,
Clean-up and student pickup.
Workshops (see Teachers Page for Class Registration)

The following are the workshops to be hosted in 2018

  1. Making Canadian Makers (Queen’s Engineering Connections): What’s the difference between a good idea and an innovation? How do you become a maker, an innovator? In this hands-on workshop, participants will work in groups to design, iterate and prototype a idea.
  2. Introduction to Lego EV3 Robotics (Queen’s RoboGals): The students will have the opportunity to learn how to program LEGO EV3 robots with Mindstorms software to complete fun challenges and activities.
  3. Our Energy System (Dan Hendry, Sustainable Initiatives Coordinator, Limestone District School Board): How much of our energy is wasted and how can we do our part to conserve it? A hands on workshop, ending with a human powered generator!

auditorium