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Science Fair Judging

The spring season brings science fairs to the region, which showcase the talent and aspirations of the remarkable students in our schools. The Washington Statistical Society has traditionally provided invaluable community support to these important events by nominating and sending delegations of official judges, who serve as representatives of our profession.

If you are interested in serving as a WSS judge at one or more of the science fairs below, please sign up online. Should you have any questions about serving as judge or want to learn more about WSS volunteer efforts in quantitative literacy, please contact Jiashen You or Maura Bardos. The following science fairs in March need judges to volunteer in February:

  • *** 2021 Schedule -- all fairs take place ON-LINE ***

  • Northern Virginia Regional Science and Engineering Fair
    March 8-21, 2021
  • Fairfax County Regional Science and Engineering Fair
    March 13-20, 2021
  • Prince William-Manassas Regional Science and Engineering Fair
    March 13-20, 2021
  • Prince George's Area Science Fair
    March 19-20, 2021
  • Montgomery County Science Fair
    http://www.sciencemontgomery.org/ Food and Drug Administration White Oak Campus, Silver Spring
    March 26-28, 2021

WSS science fair judges work as a team at each fair to identify science projects that demonstrate excellence in investigation or use of statistical methods. Every year, our junior high and high school students eagerly look forward to the opportunity to share their understanding of statistics, and our judges have always valued this rewarding experience.

For a recap of science fairs in 2013, please see this piece in Amstat News.

Here are the five regional science fairs which WSS has supported historically:

  • Northern Virginia Regional Science and Engineering Fair,
  • DC Science Technology Engineering Math Fair
  • Prince George's Area Science Fair
  • Montgomery County Science Fair
  • Fairfax County Regional Science & Engineering Fair

For more information about the WSS Science Fair program, please contact Jiashen You or Maura Bardos.