ScienceMONTGOMERY 2017
Fair Schedule

Paperwork and Deadlines:

October 17, 2016 Online registration begins. Each Project (individual or team) must be registered online at www.ScienceMONTGOMERY.org
Click “Student” then “Register”. 

October, 2016–March, 2017

December 1, 2016
ScienceMONTGOMERY 2017 information is available at www.ScienceMONTGOMERY.org. Questions should be emailed to according to the "Contact Us" page information.

Deadline to submit research plan if your project requires ScienceMontgomery SRC or IRB approval prior to experimentation

February 3, 2017

Deadline for receipt of ALL required documents and completing online registration. No projects may register after this date.

ALL documents (hard copy or electronic) must be RECEIVED by 8 PM:

Send electronically to src@sciencemontgomery.org. or mail to (DO NOT SEND BY CERTIFIED MAIL):


18309 Bluebell Lane

Olney, MD  20832

February 9, 2017 Scientific Review Committee (SRC) review results will be posted online. Results are accessible with the student passwords obtained when registering online and in emails to the project contact person. Schools also may apply for a password so a teacher can see all projects entered from their school.

February 9–February 24, 2017

Corrections and additions must be supplied as required by SRC review results. 

All final documents are due, and must be RECEIVED by 8 PM February 24, 2017

Send electronically to src@sciencemontgomery.org. or mail to (DO NOT SEND BY CERTIFIED MAIL): 


18309 Bluebell Lane

Olney, MD  20832

Note:  Deadlines given above are NOT POSTMARK DATES. Documents must be RECEIVED by the times given. There is no longer a MCPS Pony drop-off location for receipt of Science Fair documents. All documents must be delivered to the address above or submitted electronically

We regret that projects missing required documents at 8 PM, February 24, 2017 will be not permitted to participate at ScienceMONTGOMERY 2017.

Friday, March 17, 2017

        4 PM - 9 PM

Student Project Set Up and Safety Check: Set-up display boards and go through Safety Inspection at the FDA

Mentors, teachers, family members and friends of Fair Participants are invited to view the projects any time Friday evening until 9 PM.  Please note: ScienceMONTGOMERY does not hold an Open House for general members of the public.

Saturday, March 18, 2017 Only Fair Participants, Judges and Official Fair Volunteers may enter the Fair Venue until 4 PM (or whenever judging is completed).

        9:00-9:40 AM                  Judges register

             9:45 AM                     Mandatory meeting for judges

        10:00 AM - 12:15 PM Judging Preview Period (no students present)
        12:15 PM - 1 PM Students admitted
        1 PM – 4 PM

Student Interviews with Judges (all grades together)

Until 4 PM (or whenever judging is completed)

        4 PM – 5 PM Project take down. All projects must be dismantled and removed by PM; Projects not removed by 5:00 PM will be discarded.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

       2 PM - 4 PM

Awards Ceremony

Montgomery Blair High School
51 University Blvd E,  
Silver Spring, MD 20901              
       4 PM - 5 PM Meeting with ScienceMONTGOMERY High School International Science and Engineering Fair Award Winners and 1st Runner UP plus

families to discuss trip to Intel ISEF.

We will make all efforts to send unclaimed awards to schools, but we will not be responsible for following up on or providing missing awards after that point.