Online registration for the Stephens County Area Science Fair will open Mon., Jan. 27, and can be accessed at www.rrtc.edu. All projects must be registered online by Feb 14.

The fair, scheduled for Friday and Saturday, Feb. 28-29, at Red River Technology Center in Duncan, is open to fifth through twelfth grade students in Stephens County and the surrounding communities. Projects do not need to be qualified by participation in a prior school science fair to be entered.

For detailed information regarding rules, displays, judging, and registration, please visit www.rrtc.edu

The science fair will be held in the Delbert Morrison Health Careers Center at Red River Technology Center. Red River Technology Center is located at 3300 West Bois D’Arc Ave. in Duncan.

Students will check-in their projects from 3:00-5:30 p.m. on Feb. 28 in the RRTC Health Careers Center. Project judging will be held the same night from 6:00-9:00 p.m. 

During project judging on Feb. 28, Red River Technology Center will feature demonstrations in three of its STEM programs – Electronics Technology, the Biomedical Science Academy, and the Pre-Engineering Academy. These demonstrations are open to students and family and friends attending project judging.

The awards ceremony will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Feb. 29 in the Health Careers Center at Red River Technology Center. 

Cash prizes of $50, $75, and $100 will be awarded for the top three places in each grade category, along with special awards of $100 for most innovative project and best project presentation for each age group. In addition, there are nine special area awards with prizes that range from $100 to $200 each.

The Stephens County Area Science Fair is sponsored by the Duncan Optimist Club and Halliburton, with financial support from many local companies.  

Students or teachers with questions can email a science fair representative at stephenscountysf@gmail.com

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