Students must setup all equipment at least 30 minutes prior to the assigned judging time. Parents can assist in the setup, but must leave the judging area no later than 20 minutes before judging. ONLY students, judges, and staff are allowed in the judging areas during judging.
It is NOT necessary to be present more than one hour prior to judging, except for those projects judged after 12:00. All checkins must occur by 12:00, regardless of judge time.
Setup may not begin until 7:30 on Saturday morning. Projects with judge times after 10:00 am may possibly not have access to the assigned judging room until an hour prior to judging if it is in use for earlier judging.
Tables and one electrical outlet will be provided by the host. All equipment needed, such as computers, monitors, cables, multi-outlet power strips, etc. must be provided by the participants. No projection devices may be used. All software used in the project, must be pre-loaded on the computers.
Students and schools are responsible for the safety and security of their equipment and software, not the fair host. Anyone engaging in actions that could be harmful to another participant’s project will be disqualified.
Participants MUST provide computers for projects.