Spring/Summer/ Early Winter (2023 into 2024)
Middle and High School students conduct research during the current year, typically completing research they want to present by January (of 2024) or prior to the regional deadlines.
Some regional competition deadlines may be in December / January and have registration due earlier.
Students submit their paper and presentation to their regional competition.
Paper. We do ask students to submit a paper, if possible at the Middle School level (as you are more likely to place!). Required at high school level.
Presentation. A Google Slide or PowerPoint presentation explaining your research.
March of Each Year
Regional winners present at the state event. Registration closes about 2-3 weeks before the event.
Winter of Following Year
First place high school winners are invited to participate as American Junior Academy of Science delegates at the annual conference the year following.
Regional Event Information
District event dates are in late winter at a high school. community college, or university/college location in the region. Students compete regionally prior to the state meeting. The regional meeting locations, if in-person, are at a school or university in that region.
For 2024, some regional competitions are in-person and some are virtual There are no plans to do a hybrid (choice of in-person or virtual at the same time). 2024 Registration Dates won't be available or posted until after Thanksgiving.
Use the Google Form Link to Register. NOTE: If you get a warning that says "Uploading files is not permitted when data loss prevention is enabled for your domain." log out of any school gmail account and refresh the link, or use a non-school gmail address.