Judging the Regional Fair

We need STEM-focused university students, professionals, teachers and parents to serve as judges for the virtual fair. Parents and teachers can serve as judges outside of the division in which their children/students are competing. 

Each participating school and/or district should assist in identifying and recruiting qualified judges.

Register as a grade K-5 judge


What are a judge's responsibilities?

  • Be electronically available for a 3-4 hour time slot between 8am and 5pm. Most judges will be needed on Saturday, April 23; however, some judges may be needed on Friday, April 22.
  • Attend a 1-hour online judges training at the beginning of the judging session.
  • Have dependable internet connectivity and a reliable computer device for viewing projects and conferring with judges.
  • Wear business casual attire when virtually interacting with student participants.
  • Collaborate with other judges, score projects, and assign awards.
  • Must have dependable internet connectivity and a reliable computer device for viewing project and interviewing students.

K-5 judge benefits & qualifications

  • K-5 judges must have completed at least some college.
  • Preferred qualifications are majors/careers in education or STEM fields.
  • All judges will receive a t-shirt and certificate of 3 continuing education credits.

How will projects be judged?

The judging rubric provides details.


Questions?

Contact cbsciencefair@tamucc.edu