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Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science

Region 4

The State website is your Primary Resource Center for ALL forms and information regarding competition rules and guidelines.

Students & Sponsors should only refer to their local region for information that is specific to their Region or Regional Competition, such as contact information, Regional Competition dates, location, etc.


Region Local Competition Details:


  • Date of School Registration Closing:  December 2, 2016
  • Date of Student Registration Opening:  October 26, 2016
  • Date of Student ONLINE Registration Closing:   February 10, 2017
  • Student presentation upload deadline: February 22, 2017
  • Date of Category Review: January 18, 2017- all paperwork must be sent in to Beth Johnson by this deadline!
  • Date of Competition:   February 25, 2017
  • Location of Regional Competition:    Dauphin County Technical School      Harrisburg, PA
  • Date State Meeting Material Due: March 22, 2017
  • Sign Up for parents and family visiting the State Competition on May 15.    Sign up closes on April 28.

 

Register for Regional Competition

Download Documents:


STUDENT SCHEDULE:


Students are requested to report between 7:45 and 8:15. Schedule listed below reflects approximate times. All presentations are digital format (pdf).

Student's Schedule:  TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE


JUDGE'S SCHEDULE:


Judges are requested to report between 7:45 and 8:15. Schedule listed below reflects approximate times.

Judge's Schedule:  TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE

 

Student’s Schedule:

7:45 – 8:45 –registration

8:15- FIRST Robotics Demo and Q&A 

8:50 – students released to rooms

9:00 – 10:45 – presentations finished

*students will be placed back into auditorium to wait for their teachers at the conclusion of their unit’s presentations.

 

Judge’s Schedule:

7:45 – 8:45 –Light breakfast will be available

8:30- judge’s meeting in cafeteria

8:45 – judges are released to rooms

9:00 – presentations start

10:45- presentations conclude

11:15- rubrics returned to coordinators

 

 


Regional Contact Information, Locations & Directions


Region 4 Officers

Director: Emilie Tekely

215 Village Glen Drive
Harrisburg, PA 17112
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Treasurer:Michelle Banks

St. Theresa School
1200 Bridge Street
New Cumberland, PA 17070





Judging
Beth Johnson

Susquenita Middle School
200 Susquenita Drive
Duncannon, PA 17020

 





Secretary: Jason Sibbach
188 Barnwell Lane
Palmyra, PA 17078

 
 Hershey High School
550 Homestead Road, Hershey, PA 17033
 

SRC Form Approval
Emilie Tekely
215 Village Glen Drive
Harrisburg, PA 17112




Region 4 Registration Form

 

2017 PJAS Region 4 Presenter Registration Form  

 

Please type or print very neatly:

 ____________________________            ___________________________            M        F    

     First Name                                             Last Name                                             Gender

  

___4___      Home Phone: ___________________   Email: _________________       Region        Grade   

 # of years in PJAS    0      1    2    3    4    5      6                                 

 

 Research Title limited to 60 characters)                ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

School Name: ______________________________  Sponsor:  ________________________________

        Research Area:   Check the research area.  If the research could overlap areas please rank as 1, 2, 3.

 

____ Biochemistry (BC)         ____ Behavioral/Psychology (BEH)   ____ Biology general (BIO)

____ Botany (BOT)                ____ Chemistry (CHM)                      ____ Computer (CPS)

____ Ecology (EC)                 ____ Earth and Space (ES)                 ____Engineering (ENG) 

 ____ Mathematics (MAT)      ____ Microbiology (MIC)                ____ Physics (PHY)

  ____ Zoology (ZOO)

Student Address:       

City/State/Zip

 

We certify that this research has been conducted by the student in accordance with the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science rules and with advice only from others.  PJAS at the regional and the state level utilizes judges from the area surrounding the competition site.  The Regional and State competitions are held at a central location on a single day.  In that the presenters, judges, and support personnel converge on the specific venues on a specific date, certain restrictions must apply.  First, all presentations must take place on that day and on that site.  Secondly, the results are deemed final. There cannot be “rejudging” of any presentations.  Judges are polled before submitting their final results to ensure that the scores and the awards are acceptable to the entire judging panel.  If there is a disagreement, it must be rectified before the judges’ final submission.  Once the judging panel is released the score and award is final. The large number of participants competing across the state will undoubtedly produce some results that are not expected.   PJAS tries to make the evaluations as objective as possible. Using specifically designed rubrics along with orientation of judges, our judging committees do an exceptional job to ensure a fair result. We further agree to accept the Judge’s evaluation of this research as final.  In addition, we agree to make every attempt to have the student present at the Region 4 Competition and at the State Competition should he/she receive a First Award at the Region 4 Competition.

 

Signature of Student   ___________________________________  Date ________________

 Signature of Parent     ___________________________________  Date ________________

 Signature of Sponsor  ___________________________________  Date ________________

Contact Us

Please use the link to the State contact form to get in touch with your Regional Director or other Regional Officers 

SELECT REGION 4 FROM DROPDOWN

CONTACT US

 

Locations & Directions

Regional Competition

The competition will be held at Dauphin County Technical School Harrisburg, PA on Saturday, February 25, 2017.

 

 

 


State Competition

See Directions to States for additional information.


PSTS Informational Letter for Sponsors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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