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Calling upon STEM professionals to volunteer as LRSEF judges!

LRSEF needs CATEGORY JUDGES for 22 STEM categories and SPECIAL AWARDS JUDGES.

Registration will be open January 3 through February 22, 2017 at lrsef.stemwizard.com.

ALL JUDGES must sign up annually. If you have served in the past, please register again. Fill out your background data indicating your skills and preferences.

Event Information

When: LRSEF 2017 is on Saturday, March 4. Snow date: Sunday, March 5, 2017.

Time frame: Select one or both judging sessions: 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. / 12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Where: the Kentucky Science Center

Details: Volunteer to work with a team of 2-5 judges to determine winning projects and award awesome prizes to Junior (grades 6-8) and/or Senior (grades 9-12) students. LRSEF recruits category judges in four subject area clusters: Biology & Health, Chemistry & Energy, Physics & Engineering and Systems & Social Sciences (outlined below).

For judges interested in judging special awards: See our Awards Page to look at our special awards from 2016.

CATEGORIES:

BIOLOGY & HEALTH

  • Animal Sciences
  • Biomedical and Health Sciences
  • Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Microbiology
  • Plant Science
  • Translational Medical Science

CHEMISTRY & ENERGY

  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Energy: Chemical
  • Energy: Physical
  • Material Science

PHYSICS & ENGINEERING

  • Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • Embedded Systems
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Physics and Astronomy
  • Biomedical Engineering

SYSTEMS & SOCIAL SCIENCES

  • Behavioral and Social Sciences
  • Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
  • Mathematics
  • Robotics and Intelligent Machines
  • Systems Software

Thank you for volunteering as a JUDGE at LRSEF! Your time and talent are much appreciated by LRSEF students, teachers and parents. YOUR talents are needed as Category Judges and Special Awards Judges; you may sign up for both.

Additional ways you and your organization can help LRSEF!

  • Sponsor and judge an extra Special Award in one or more of our subject areas.
  • Become a STEM mentor for an individual middle or high school student or teacher. For more information, contact info@lrsef.org.
  • Donate scientific, engineering or health-related gear as prizes for fair day.
  • Contribute funds to send LRSEF high school regional winners to the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair.