General Lab Information

How to Register for this Competition

Please register for the BNL Science Fair after your school's contest. The Science Fair coordinator must submit information for each grade level on a separate online form. This registration information is also available as a PDF file.

Follow the instructions below to register your students. Note that you must complete one registration per grade level that will be entering the competition. An automated confirmation email will be sent to you shortly after submitting your entry. If there are any errors in your submission, please email sciencefair@bnl.gov with the corrections.

Registration Instructions

  1. Click on the grade level above that you would like to register (you will be prompted to add more grade levels at the end of the form). Note that registration will open on January 1st each year.

  2. Click "Next" and fill in your school contact information. This includes your name, your email address, your phone number, school district, school name, school address, and principal's name. Private schools will type “private” and home school organizations will type "home school" for school district.

  3. Enter the total number of students enrolled in each grade level at your school. The number of projects that can be entered for each grade level depends on the number of students enrolled in that grade at your school:

    # of students enrolled in the grade level 1–199 200–399 400+
    # of projects that can be entered for that grade level 1 2 3
  4. "Next" and fill in the student name and project title of the first project you are submitting for the grade level that was selected. This name and project title will appear on the student’s certificate, so please check it for accuracy before moving on.

  5. Click "Next" and choose the type of project: Tri-fold project board or Presentation.

  6. Click "Next" and upload the following files for the project.

    If your student has a tri-fold project board

    • PDF or JPG image of the complete Summary of Project form
    • JPG image of entire project board
    • JPG image of left fold of project board
    • JPG image of center fold of project board
    • JPG image of right fold of project board
    • Up to 3 JPG images of student journal pages (not the whole journal, optional)
    • Up to 2 JPG images of any other materials the student would like to share (optional)

    If your student has a presentation (made in PowerPoint or Slides)

    • PDF or JPG image of the complete Summary of Project form
    • PDF of the project presentation (can be multiple slides)
    • Up to 3 JPG images of student journal pages (not the whole journal, optional)
    • Up to 2 JPG images of any other materials the student would like to share (optional)
  7. Click “Next” to continue.
    • If your school has enough students enrolled in the grade to allow a second project, you will be asked if you would like to add another project. Select "Yes" and click "Next" to add another project. Select "No" and click "Next" to complete registration without adding more projects.
  8. The final page will ask for any additional comments. (optional)
  9. Click "Final Submit" to complete your school's entry for that grade level.

An automated confirmation email will be sent to you shortly after submitting your entry. If there are any errors in the submission information listed in the message, please email sciencefair@bnl.gov with the corrections.