Missouri State University

Fair Schedule

The 2018 Ozarks Science and Engineering Fair will be held March 27, 28, and 29, 2018, at Hammons Student Center on the Missouri State University campus.

There are many exciting things to do and see this year at the Fair!

The 2017 Fair Schedule

(all events are located in Hammons Student Center)
Tuesday, April 4 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Project Setup
  6:30 pm Students MUST be at their projects.
  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Judging Students must remain with their projects.
  8:30 pm All students will be dismissed
Wednesday, April 5 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Open to the Public
  10:00 am - 11:00 am Keynote Speaker (TBA)
  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm MSPE Bridge Building Contest
Thursday, April 6 9:00 am - 5:30 pm Open to the Public
  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Award Ceremony
  8:00 pm - 9:00 pm Project Takedown

Event Details

  • Project Setup
    • Students set up projects in Hammons Student Center. Some tape, a marker, and pen are handy items to have! The Safety Committee will note any violations of Safety or Display rules; be sure to check to see that your project does not have a violation.
  • Judging
    • Students MUST be with their projects for judging by 6:30 pm. Judging of Exhibits will begin promptly at that time. Students will be dismissed at 8:30.
  • Open to the Public (Wednesday)
    • Free Admission! Bring a friend, parent, or your whole class to see the Exhibits!
  • MSPE Bridge Building Contest
    • The Missouri Society of Professional Engineers' Annual Bridge Building Contest will once again be held in conjunction with the Fair. The contest is open to the public - come see local engineers test hundreds of high school students' bridge designs.
  • Open to the Public (Thursday)
    • Free Admission! This is your last chance to see all of the exhibits!
      WARNING: NO junior or senior projects can be removed until AFTER the Awards Ceremony. This prohibition will be strictly enforced. Elementary projects may be removed between noon and 5:00 pm, or after the Awards Ceremony.
  • Awards Ceremony
    • The Awards Ceremony will be held in the north end of Hammons Student Center's Main Arena. Friends and family of award recipients are encouraged to attend!
  • Project takedown
    • Removal of Exhibits. Any projects remaining after 9:00 pm will be discarded. This deadline is strictly enforced.