Missouri State University

District 8 Junior Academy of Science

Competition Date: March 10, 2017
Deadline for Submission: March 3, 2017

Project Entry

The Entry Form must be completed and emailed to the District Coordinator along with your research paper no later than 4 PM on Friday, March 3, 2017.  You also must complete the ISEF protocol forms and bring a hard copy of the forms to submit on the day of competition.

Competition Format

The competition will consist of PowerPoint presentations for both high school (grades 9 - 12) and middle school (grades 6 - 8) students. During the preliminary round, students will be allowed 12 minutes for an oral presentation followed by 3 minutes of questions from a panel of judges. Presentations will be assigned to categories for the judging.

Team Projects

As with previous years, students have the option to present Team Projects at the district and state Missouri Junior Academy of Science competitions. Teams shall consist of no more than 3 students. All members of the team must participate in the oral presentation and the time allotment for a team presentation is the same as for individual projects.


Missouri Junior Academy adheres to the rules, guidelines, and protocols established and promoted by the INTEL International Science & Engineering Fair. All projects must follow the same protocols as your regional fair and must be certified by the appropriate committee before experimentation begins. If a project is subject to any specific certifications, a copy of the certification MUST be included with the research paper. Papers without the required certifications from their regional Science Fair committee will not be eligible for competition.

Contact Information
Ben Dalton, District Coordinator BDalton@missouristate.edu


District 8 Junior Academy of Science would like to thank the following sponsors of this annual event:


This competition is funded solely by the support of donations from sponsors.  If you would like to donate toward the support of this event, you can do so through the Missouri State University Foundation.  If you would like more information, please contact Ben Dalton.