The Louisville Regional Science & Engineering fair will be held at the Kentucky Science Center (727 West Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202) tomorrow, Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 9 am to 5 pm. This year marks the 50th iteration of the LRSEF.
The annual event features more than 230 students from over 20 regional schools as they present their independent research projects in categories that include various engineering fields, computer science, biology, environmental science, chemistry, and more. Projects are judged by area volunteers who are each qualified professionals in the field they are judging. Project creators and their schools can receive prizes, trophies, and cash awards, but incentives do not stop there. Winning projects will move forward to state and international events, affiliated with the Society for Science & the Public.
Check in & move in for all LRSEF projects will be from 7:30 – 9 am Saturday with a snow date of set for Sunday (don’t forget that we spring forward that night for Daylight Saving Time). Judging will take place from 9 am to 12 pm for the morning session and from 1 to 3 pm for the afternoon session. Award Ceremonies will begin at 3:45 pm and end at 5:15 pm.
Louisville Slugger/ H&B will provide free parking at their employee lot for parents, volunteers, and judges involved with LRSEF on March 7. Entrance to the lot is at 10th & Main Street. Immediate family of registered LRSEF students will be welcomed to the Science Center’s exhibits on Saturday.