Schedule of Events
Schedule subject to change.
All BASEF events are at Mohawk College, Fennell Avenue, Hamilton
Project setup, judging and public viewing
at the David Braley Athletic Centre (Gymnasium)
Awards Ceremony at the McIntyre Theatre
The BASEF phone number (Thursday to Tuesday only) will be published closer to the start of the fair
Guidelines for submissions will be provided over the next couple of months.
Thursday March 23 – Project Setup and Safety Check
OPEN: on-site project setup and safety checks.
Complimentary, 1-hour, parking in lot P7.
Gymnasium. Park in Designated Areas ONLY (1 hour complimentary) and walk to Fair Entrance.
Do not stop or drop off students in front of the gym. This is a fire route.
CLOSED: on-site project set-up, safety checks, and goodie bag pickup.
Friday March 24 – STUDENTS: Judging Interviews Afternoon
Students report to the David Braley Athletic & Recreation Centre (the GYM) for judging
12:30pm – 12:45pm
BASEF students arrive at Mohawk, Fennel Campus, David Braley Gym and go directly to their projects. JUDGING BEGINS AT 1:00.
- Students are not permitted to go elsewhere at the college;
- students must remain in gymnasium.
1:00pm – 4:00pm
Judging interviews start for BASEF students Student competitors to be at their projects for judging
Student judging completed
4:00pm – 4:30pm
Students exit Gymnasium
Parents – 1 hour complimentary parking in lot P7 only. Park and and walk to gym to meet students.
Friday March 24 – JUDGES: Judging Schedule
Judges begin arriving
Complimentary parking for registered judges.
Bring your pass and park in designated areas only.
Proceed to the Arnie.
Judges’ Welcome and assignment of projects
Begin preliminary judging without students present
Judge’s Lunch Break
Students arrive for afternoon judging & interview
Students’ judging & interviews begin
Afternoon judging with students complete
Reporting of all judging scores, and issues resolution, complete
Saturday March 25 – Public Viewing
9:00am – 12:00pm
Public Viewing. No project takedown allowed until end of Public Viewing
Gyms closed to public
12:00pm – 12:15pm
(Note: Designated volunteers will take down projects NOT picked up by 12:30 pm)
Tuesday March 28 – Awards Ceremony
Awards Ceremony seating opens
Paid parking only. Refer to the campus map for locations of the Pay To Park machines.
7:00pm – 9:00pm
9:00pm – 9:30pm
Meeting with chaperones for trip winners and their parents
Trip Winner Information
The Canada Wide Science Fair (CWSF) and Regeneron International Fair (RISEF) will be in-person events this year.
Canada Wide Science Fair May 14th – 19th, 2023, Edmonton, Alberta.
Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair May 13 – 19, 2023, Dallas, Texas.