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Applications are now closed. Teachers/Advisors have been sent their finalized list. Students on this list--and ONLY students on this list--will be permitted to participate.   No unregistered walk-ins will be permitted. 


Setup Day- Tuesday, March 13th

Students may set up projects (Backboards, Notebooks, Display items) anytime between 1pm and 7pm on Tuesday afternoon, March 13th at the Balboa Park Activity Center (BPAC), 2145 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101. Students must first go through a Size and Safety Check.


Judging Day- Wednesday, March 14th

Students should arrive between 7:30am and 7:50am on Wednesday, March 14th at the Balboa Park Activity Center and be dropped off at the tent below the Balboa Park Activity Center. Judging will start at 8:15-8:30 and be done at 2:45pm. Students should bring a folding chair for use during Judging Day. Lunches must be clearly labeled and will be stored in a cool place until lunch time.  


Traffic Routes for Judging Day- Wednesday, March 14th

Attached are maps indicating traffic routes for Judging Day--both drop-off in the morning and pickup in the afternoon.  Parents need to please follow the indicated routes to facilitate drop-offs and pick-ups. Students should be dropped off between 7:10am and 7:50am and be picked up starting at 2:45pm.  Please see Traffic and Parking MAPS below.


Awards Ceremony- Thursday, March 15th

The GSDSEF Awards Ceremony will be held at the San Diego Air and Space Museum, 2001  Pan American Plaza, San Diego, CA  92101 (Balboa Park). Students and their families are welcome to arrive by 3:00pm to visit the Air and Space Museum.  Doors for the Awards Ceremony open at 5:00pm and the Ceremony ends by 8:30pm.  Parking in Balboa Park near the museum is free. 

Thank you, and we will look forward to seeing your students at the 2018 GSDSEF!