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Illinois Junior Academy of Science State Fair 

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is proud to host the 2023 Illinois Junior Academy of Science State Fair, April 28-29, 2023.

Friday Events

Friday events for the IJAS State Science Fair
Event Location Time
Project Set-Up Banterra Center 12 pm - 5 pm
Campus Tours TBD
Undergraduate Admissions TBD
Orientation for paper session participants Banterra Center 1 pm - 2 pm
Paper Presentation sessions: Student Entries Judges Various campus locations 2 pm - 5 pm
Category Chairs meeting Banterra Center 3 pm
Pizza Pie and Pi Student Center 5 pm - 9 pm

Saturday Events

Saturday events for the IJAS State Science Fair
Event Location Time
Welcome and Information Booth 7 am - 4 pm
Project Set-Up Banterra Center 7 am - 9 am
SIU department displays Banterra Center 7 am - 3 pm
Judge Orientation Banterra Center 8:15 am - 9 am
Welcome Banterra Center 8:45 am
Project Judging  Banterra Center 9 am - 12 pm
Campus Tours: General campus walking and tram tours, plus lab and facility tours (to be announced closer to the event) Depart Banterra Center west lobby TBD
Public Viewing of Projects Banterra Center 12:30 pm - 3 pm
Sponsors meeting Banterra Center 1:30 pm
Awards Banterra Center 3:30 pm - 4 pm
Saturday at the Rec SIU Student Recreation Center 5 pm - 9 pm