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                                            Tentative 2023 GSDSEF Dates


GSDSEF dates for 2023 Fair

Fair Dates: March 13-19, 2023  All dates and times are subject to change at this point. Please watch for updates. 


Students work on Projects- July 20- January 18--Feb. 6 depending on grade (See below)

Middle School students requiring Certification Forms and all High School students must receive SRC approval before starting with projects. (See How to Participate.)

Middle School projects NOT requiring Certification Forms may start immediately.  (See How to Participate.)


SRC Approval Deadline- December 31, 2022


Screening Dates: 2023

January 18 – 6th and 7th grade digital project submissions due

January 27 – 8th grade digital project submissions due

February 6 – 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade digital project submissions due

February 22 – all digital project re-submissions are due


Fair Week

Monday, March 13

8am- 5pm - Fair Setup


Tuesday, March 14, 2023 

8am-1pm- Fair Setup

1pm-7pm-- Student project setup


Wednesday, March 15, 2023: 

8:15- 11:15am--  Categorical Judging

11:15- noon-- Student Lunch

noon- 3pm--  Professional Society Judging 

12:45pm-3pm--  Grand Awards Judging


Thursday, March 16, 2023: 

BPAC closed

6-9pm-- Awards Ceremony


Friday, March 17, 2023

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


Saturday, March 18, 2023: 

10am- 2pm-- BPAC open to public

2pm-5pm-- Students may start to take projects. 


Sunday, March 19, 2023:

10am- 1pm --Project pickup 

1pm-6pm-- BPAC cleanup