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                                             2024 GSDSEF Schedule




GSDSEF dates for 2024 Fair

Fair Dates: March 11-17, 2024.   Please watch for updates. 

SRC-- August --> December 31, 2023 This date applies to middle school students whose projects require ISEF forms and ALL HS students--regardless if they need ISEF forms. Middle School projects NOT requiring ISEF forms may go through SRC in January. 

Screening Dates  (Date by which the Slidedeck must be turned in)

Grades 6-7-  Friday, January 19

Grade 8- Friday, January 26

Grades 9-12 - Friday, February 9.

Feb. 23-  All Applications and Payments Due

Feb. 25- March 1-- Students confirm zFairs accounts and upload Judging Slidedecks and Notebooks.  


Fair Week-- Municipal Gymnasium--2111 Pan American Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101 .


Tuesday, March 12, 2024 

8am-1pm- Fair Setup

1pm-7pm-- Student project setup-Students--bring a chair! Municipal Gym-2111 Pan American Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101.


Wednesday, March 13, 2024: 

7:15-8:00am-- Student dropoff at 2111 Pan American Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101   Students, bring a lunch!

8:00- 11:15am--  Categorical Judging

11:15- noon-- Student Lunch

noon- 2:00pm--  Professional Society Judging 

12:45pm-3:00pm--  Grand Awards Judging

3:00-3:30-- Student pick up from lower lot 


Thursday, March 14, 2024: 

Municipal Gym closed

6:00-8:30pm-- Awards Ceremony --  San Diego Air and Space Museum


Friday, March 15, 2024

Municipal Gym closed to public, open for student tours 10am-2pm. 


Saturday, March 16, 2024 

10am- 1pm-- Municipal Gym open to public to view projects. 

1pm-3pm-- Students may start to take projects. 


Sunday, March 17, 2024

10am- 1pm --Project pickup 

1pm-6pm-- Municipal Gym cleanup