Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science

Region 7 - Allegheny and Westmoreland Counties

Welcome to the Region 7 section of the PJAS Website! 




For State Competition, please be aware: 

  • Penn State University has no vaccination requirement. 
  • Penn State requires students to wear a mask in the classroom. 
  • The costs are:
    -Full Package: $210 - Three days (Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday), including transportation, two nights (Sunday and Monday) in the dorms, and all meals
    -Commuter Package: $115 - One day (Monday only)
  • Sponsors can use the Region 7 State Competition Invoice Generator to create an invoice for payment requests, as needed.
  • Students will be roomed two to a dorm room, same gender, and hopefully same school. 
  • Schools may bring technicians that placed 2nd or 3rd and are already in the system to even out dorm rooms. 

Required Forms:

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If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to Contact Us. 

2022 Region 7 Local Competition Details:

  • REGISTRATION OPENS: October 4, 2021
    • Returning Sponsors: Do NOT register a new account. You're all set. Just tell your students to register!
    • Returning Students: Do NOT register a new account. Just login with your existing account to register your 2022 project!  
    • New School? Contact us FIRST to get it created!
    • New Sponsor? Create your Sponsor Account BEFORE telling your students to register.
    • New Student? Create/Register your Student Account FIRST and then register your project!
  • School Registration Checks Due By: December 10, 2021
  • School Registration is $55 per school, made payable to PJAS Region 7
  • Mail School Registration Check to:
         Susan Morgan
         3021 Thomas Jefferson Drive
         Jefferson Hills PA 15025
  • ALL Regional Paperwork MUST be Submitted By: December 10, 2021
       Regional Paperwork Includes:
          -Online Signature Form
          -ALL Applicable ISEF Forms
  • Mail Check and Paperwork to:
         Susan Morgan
         3021 Thomas Jefferson Drive
         Jefferson Hills PA 15025
  • Registration Closes: JANUARY 14, 2022
         - No Changes Made After This Date!
  • Sponsors Must Submit Perseverance Award Applications By: January 14, 2022
  • Deadline to Upload Presentation:  February 3, 2022
  • Regional Competition: February 5, 2022


2022 State Competition Details for Region 7:

  • Sign up for parents and family attending the state competition Click here to register (Coming in early 2022.)
  • Participant Registration Opens: March 15, 2022
  • Participant Registration Closes: April 5, 2022
  • ALL State Paperwork MUST be Postmarked
    By: April 8, 2022
       State Paperwork Includes:
          -Invoice with ONE School Check for ALL Participants'        Fees (As a reminder, multiple checks or personal checks       will NOT be accepted!)     
          -THREE copies of Medical Forms (located on the       State Competition menu) with ORIGINAL signatures for       ALL Participants, Students and Adults
          -Clearances for ALL adults staying in the dorms
  • Mail ALL Paperwork to:
         Susan Morgan
         3021 Thomas Jefferson Drive
         Jefferson Hills PA 15025
  • Last-Minute Changes/Cancellations MUST be received by: April 13, 2022
  • State Competition: May 15-17
  • Location of State Competition: PSU, In-person
  • Bus Lists Posted: After April 13, 2022


  • STATE JUDGE Registration Form (REQUIRED for ALL Judging Chaperones
    Note: All Sponsors are automatically signed up to judge. Sponsors do not need to complete a separate judges registration.)



Who's Who in Region 7?

Region 7 Officers

Director:  Susan Morgan

Treasurer:  Mary Edwards 

Judging:  Cathy Greco, Jonathan Woytek, and Krista Kowalok

Perseverance Awards: Theresa Rabogliatti

Special Awards: 

Technology:  David Ponist

Please use the Contact Us Form to contact our Officers.
Region 7 from the "What is your Region" drop-down box.) 

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