Frequently Asked Questions
WHEN IS THE FAIR?
The Thames Valley Science and Engineering Fair (TVSEF) will be held April 9th, 2022. It will be a virtual fair and will not be held in person.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR THE COMPETITIVE SCIENCE FAIR?
Any student in grades 6 – 12, who goes to any Catholic, public, private or home school in Elgin, Middlesex, or Oxford Counties.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR THE NON-COMPETITIVE SCIENCE FAIR?
Any student in grades 4 – 5, who goes to Catholic, public, private or home school in Elgin, Middlesex, or Oxford Counties.
WHY SHOULD I ENTER?
The TVSEF is a great place to showcase your knowledge in science, engineering and maker skills! You will have the opportunity to meet other students and people from the London community who are interested in science and technology. You could also win the chance to travel to the national competition, the Canada Wide Science Fair.
CAN I HAVE A PARTNER?
Yes! You can work by yourself, or in teams of two. Larger teams of three or four are allowed, however these projects are not eligible to attend the Canada Wide Science Fair.
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO ENTER THE SCIENCE FAIR?
Nothing – it is free! But as we are a charitable organization, we do appreciate your financial support via a donation.
WHAT HAPPENS AT THE SCIENCE FAIR?
For grade 6-12, on Saturday morning, you will set up your project, meet the judges (virtually over phone or video stream) and talk about your project. The fair winners will be posted to this website on Tuesday the 12th.