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                                       Important Announcements 

 FALL SPONSOR MEETING will take place on OCTOBER 7TH, 2019 at SCRANTON UNIVERSITY'S BRENNON HALL in the ROSE ROOM.

Regional Meeting at Wilkes University: Saturday February 29, 2020 

Snow Date: Saturday, March 7, 2019

School Membership Dues ($35.00 per participating building) for the 2020 Competition Year are due December 1st, 2019.  Participants will be unable to upload projects if dues are not paid!  

Last Day to Register a Participant - Saturday, February 1st, 2020 No NEW participants can be registered after the above date. Sponsors will be responsible for paying the registration fees for every participant registered by this date, whether or not they meet future upload deadlines.

Last Day to Upload a Project  - Thursday, February 13th, 2020 Any participant that doesn't have a project uploaded by the above date will be removed; sponsors will still be responsible for these participant's registration fees. 

Last Day to Update an already uploaded Project - Thursday, February 20th, 2020 There will be NO changes to projects after the above date.

 

The 2020 PJAS State Competition will take place on May 17 - 19 at Penn State University Park. 

Regional Competition Preparation

The 2020 Region 2 Competition:

February 29th at Wilkes University

Regional Competition Snow Date: March 7th, 2020

 

TOPIC GUIDELINES

Please use the Presentation Guidelines for Science, Mathematics, Computer Science, and Engineering Presentations as a guideline to determine if a presentation meets the necessary requirements by       CLICKING HERE.


GENERAL PRESENTATION GUIDELINES

  • Equipment will be provided to all Students at the Region 2 Regional Competition.
  • Slides may contain graphics, and pictures used to enhance but not to replace the speaker.
  • Digital Presentations MUST be in PDF format.
  • Animations, music, and sound effects should not be used and will not save in this format.
  • Digital Presentations CANNOT exceed 10MGs.
  • All Digital Presentations must be uploaded to the PJAS website by the stated deadline.
  • The actual experiment may not be used in the presentation.
  • No materials may be passed to the judges during the presentation.
  • Students should bring an additional copy of their Digital Presentation on a thumb drive (to be used ONLY in cases of technical problems).

RUBRICS AND COMMENT CARDS BY CATEGORY

Science
Page One - CLICK HERE
Page Two - CLICK HERE
Comment Card Example - CLICK HERE

Math
Page One - CLICK HERE
Page Two - CLICK HERE
Comment Card Example - CLICK HERE

Computer Science
Page One - CLICK HERE
Page Two - CLICK HERE
Comment Card Example - CLICK HERE
 
Engineering
Page One - CLICK HERE
Page Two - CLICK HERE
Comment Card Example - CLICK HERE



Registration

Registration for the 2020 PJAS Region 2 Competition will open November 1st, 2019!! All Sponsors, participants, or judges that need to register CLICK HERE!

 

SPONSORS

School Membership Application will be posted and emailed in October 2019.

Students will not be able to upload projects until the school membership dues are paid.

If you are new this year, please click the link above or go to pjasregistration.com to create an account. Returning sponsors should login and click on "edit profile" and check that all your information is current, including judging preferences.  Make sure to click "save". 

Once a participant has logged in, they will appear in your participants list. Once they have entered their project information (category, title, etc.) they will also appear in your projects list. For a participant to be fully registered, he/she must appear in both of your views.


      PARTICIPANTS   

If you are new this year, please click the link above or go to pjasregistration.com to create an account. When previous participants login in for the first time this year, they will be prompted to update their profile.

 

Under NO circumstances should anyone (sponsor or participant) create a second account.

If needed, contact the regional director to look up usernames. If you can’t recall your password, click where it says “Forgot Password?”, an email will be sent to your registered email that allows you to reset the password.  The regional director cannot see passwords.


 


ISEF 

The dropbox is currently closed.


 


Scholarships, Fellowships and Internships

Please encourage your students to apply for these - they offer great opportunities for our students!!

Geisinger Fellowship Applications Due - TBD

Pennsylvania Science Talent Search Applications Due - TBD


More info on all available scholarships to come!!





Regional Competition Day

Regional Meeting at Wilkes University: Saturday February 29, 2020

Snow Date: Saturday, March 7, 2019


PARTICIPANT'S SCHEDULE

7 - 8 am: PIAA Athletes, Henry Student Center 2nd Floor
8 - 10 am: Student Registration, Marts Center     
10:30 - 1:45 pm: Paper Presentations, Wilkes Campus
11 am: Scholarship, Fellowship, & PSTS Interviews, Chase Hall
4:30 pm: Awards Ceremony, Marts Hall

 

JUDGE'S SCHEDULE

8 - 9am: Registration, Henry Student Center 2nd Floor
9 - 10:15 am: Orientation and Breakfast, Henry Student Center Miller Room
10:30 - 1:45 pm: Paper Presentations, Wilkes Campus
4:30 pm: Awards Ceremony, Marts Hall


 **Based on Previous Years; Schedule Subject to Change


MAP AND DIRECTIONS

 

Directions to Campus - CLICK HERE

Campus Map - CLICK HERE

 


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