Wayne State College

Science Fair

Basic Information

Date and Time

The science fair is Friday, March 18, 2022, starting at 7:45 a.m.


The competition takes place in Rice Auditorium on the northwest corner of the campus. You may unload/load of the south side of the auditorium, but general parking will be in Lots 1, 1.1, or 1.2.

  • Some student activities will also take place in Carhart Science.
  • The auditorium itself should not be considered secure. Valuables should either be left home or kept on one’s person.

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General Forms and Rules

New forms and links can be found on the Nebraska Junior of Academy of Sciences page.

Registration on Arrival

Registration is from 7:45 to 8:45 a.m. at the Rice Auditorium on campus. The following is needed:

  • Forms: There are multiple forms that need to be filled out and turned in at registration. See NJAS site for these documents.
  • Research papers: Students should bring two copies of their research paper to the competition: one for themselves and one for the judges and to be kept on file at WSC.
  • Fees: Fees are due. See below.
  • Setup: Each junior entry will have half of a table available (a skinny half). The senior entries will likely have a full table. Setup should be completed before 8:45 a.m.


The fees are due at registration.

  • Entry fee: The entry fee is $6.50 per student (not per project). If paid for by check, the check should be made out to WSC – NJAS.
  • Lunch fee: Important change! If desired students may eat lunch at the student cafeteria. Lunch is $9.60 per person. If paid for by check, please make it out to the same account WSC – NJAS. If desired, it can be the same check and we will appropriately separate things later.