Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science

Region 4

The State website is your Primary Resource Center for ALL forms and information regarding competition rules and guidelines.

Students & Sponsors should only refer to their local region for information that is specific to their Region or Regional Competition, such as contact information, Regional Competition dates, location, etc.

Region Local Competition Details:

Region 4 Competition
February 24, 2024

Lancaster Country Day School
725 Hamilton Rd
Lancaster, PA 17603
Important Student Deadlines
December 5 - All Prior Approval Forms due if not done by another fair.
January 9 - Online Registration will close.
February 14 - Presentation upload will close 11:59 PM.

Important Sponsor Deadlines
December 5 - School Membership Form and Payment ($50) due
January 9 - Student forms due in folder sent to sponsor.
January 11 - Category Selection 4 PM (virtual)
February 2 - Payment due for student participation (invoiced based on students registered as of January 12th).

Important Judge Deadlines
February 9 - last day to register as a judge.

PJAS State Meet
-Penn State University
-May 19-21, 2024
-All First Award recipients are eligible to present.


Register for Regional Competition

Download Documents:

PJAS School Membership Form


Fair Schedule:

Students are requested to report between 8:00 and 8:15. Schedule listed below reflects approximate times. All presentations are digital format (pdf).

 Student's Schedule:  TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE

 Student’s Schedule:

8:00 – 8:30 –Student Registration (Athletics B1 Entrance)

8:45 – Brief Introductory Remarks (Gardner Theatre)

8:55 - Students report to classrooms for presentations.

9:00 – 10:30 – presentations 

Students are dismissed when all the presentations in their room are completed.  Groups can congregate in Gardner Theatre until all students and mentors and ready to leave.




Fair Schedule:

 Judges are requested to report between 7:45 and 8:15. Schedule listed below reflects approximate times.


Judge’s Schedule:

7:45 – 8:45 –Light refreshments will be available

8:30- judge’s meeting in cafeteria

8:45 – judges are released to rooms

9:00 – presentations start

10:45- presentations conclude

11:15- rubrics returned to coordinators


 Regional Contact Information, Locations & Directions  (scroll down; tabs are below)

Region 4 Officers

Director: Emilie Tekely

Dauphin County Technical School
6001 Locust Lane 
Harrisburg, PA 17109
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Treasurer:Michelle Banks

1703 Warren Street
New Cumberland, PA 17070

Beth Johnson

Susquenita Middle School
200 Susquenita Drive
Duncannon, PA 17020


Secretary: Jason Sibbach
188 Barnwell Lane
Palmyra, PA 17078

 Hershey High School
550 Homestead Road, Hershey, PA 17033

SRC Form Approval
Emilie Tekely
Dauphin County Technical School
6001 Locust Lane
Harrisburg, PA 17104



Locations & Directions

Regional Competition

The competition will be held at Lancaster Country Day School.  Deadline for uploads of Presentation and Audio Files is  February 15, 2023.




State Competition

The State Competition will be held at PSU in May, 2023.  Specific details will be announced once finalized.  

All first place award recipients in the regional meet are eligible for participation in the state meet.  


See Directions to States for additional information.

PSTS Informational Letter for Sponsors


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