Everything You Need to Know about LRSEF 2024

LRSEF 2024 is Saturday, March 2 at UofL’s Swain Student Activities Center (SAC). View the schedule, directions, parking and drop-off details, maps and information about what NOT to bring to the fair below.


All times below are in ET.

8:30amSwain Student Activities Center at UofL opens for LRSEF Events
8:30 —9:30amLRSEF Students enter SAC West & Sign-in on 1st Level    
Students go to Junior or Senior Exhibit Hall on 1st & 2nd Levels to set up projects (Light Breakfast provided) 
LRSEF Safety Committee Members review all projects 
8:30 – 9:30amLRSEF Judges enter SAC West & go to 2nd level for Sign-In     
Morning Judge Orientation begins at 8:50am – Ballroom 2nd level  
(Coffee and light breakfast provided for Registered Judges) 
9:30am – noonMorning Judging in Progress for both Juniors & Seniors 
noon – 1pmLRSEF Student Lunch – categories of students dismissed for lunch as morning judging is completed.  
(Lunch is provided to registered students.)
11:30am – 1pmLunch for Registered Judges
11:45amAfternoon Judges Sign-In on 2nd level
12:20pmAfternoon Judge Orientation Begins—Ballroom 2nd level 
1 – 3pmAfternoon Judging in Progress for both Juniors & Seniors  
3pmAfternoon Judging is completed. Students are released as all judging is complete and may join LRSEF Birthday Party and Awards Ceremony or depart.
3 – 4pmLRSEF 60th Birthday Party – All Welcome – Ballroom, 2nd level
4-5:30pmJUNIOR & SENIOR AWARDS CEREMONY – Ballroom, 2nd level
5:30pmLRSEF event concluded. All projects & awards must be removed from UofL’s Swain Student Activities Center. Pre-designated Teachers or Principals must remain for Awards Ceremony and take all unclaimed awards for their students for distribution back at school. No awards will be mailed.   


UofL Swain Student Activities Center
2100 S. Floyd Street, Louisville, KY 40208

ALL LRSEF Events are in the Student Activities Center WEST WING. 

Student Drop-off and Parking (See Map Below)

Enter the campus via University Blvd (I-65 Exit 133—both North and South). 

Student Drop Off is in the circle in front of Lutz Hall on University Blvd, 8:30 – 9:15 am. EST 

Parking is available for $5 cash in the Floyd Street Garage ⭐️. Park on 3rd floor and use Pedway to access West Entrance of Student Activities Center. 

Free Parking is available at Manual High School ⭐️ (lot at 1st and Cardinal). 

Free Parking for Members of University of Louisville Alumni Club available at 200 East Brandeis Avenue. 

Parents can help students set up their projects, but must depart by 9:30 am and can return at 3 pm when judging concludes. Student and parents can stay for the Awards Ceremony at the time, or depart.

Download Campus Map PDF

Student Activity Center Maps

What Not To Bring

Review these guidelines for items not allowed at LRSEF 2024.