Book Fair at Fenton Barnes & Noble Saturday November 26!

Do your Holiday shopping on Saturday November 26, 2016 at the Mastodon Fair Book Fair at the Fenton Barnes & Noble store!  10% of your in-store purchases will be donated to Mastodon Fair if you show this voucher or bring a printed copy.

Mastodon Fair will also be hosting several fun activities for you and your family at the store from 10 AM – 3 PM.  We will have fun art & science coloring, crafts, activities, and more!

Don’t feel like venturing out into the crowds?  You can still support Mastodon Fair by shopping at Barnes & Noble online from November 26-30!  When you checkout and are entering payment information please enter the Bookfair ID # 12038485 in the space provided and click on Apply so that 10% of your online purchase will be donated to Mastodon Fair!

Save the Dates for Mastodon Fair 2017

Mastodon Art and Science Regional Fair 2017

March 14-18, 2017
Jefferson College, Hillsboro, Missouri
> $50,000 in Scholarships & Prizes!

November 30, 2016: Paperwork for science projects entered to compete for International Events (ISEF, Genius Olympiad, I-SWEEEP and Broadcom MASTERS). More information and forms in the Science tab. Contact with questions.


January 1 – February 12, 2017: Online Fair Registration! Register HERE beginning at 12:01AM January 1, 2017. $10 Registration Fee. Scholarships and Volunteer for fee options available.

March 1, 2017: Digital Art Projects Due. Mail to: Art Director, Mastodon Fair Office, 1000 Viking Drive, Hillsboro, MO 63050

Sunday, March 12, 2017: Fair Set-up. 9AM–7PM at Field House. Volunteers Needed. Sign up to help at


Tuesday, March 14, 2017: Project Check-In and Placement 9AM–7PM at Field House. No late entries accepted. Art Portfolios Due by 7 PM.  Contact with questions.


Wednesday, March 15, 2017: JUDGING DAY!

Closed to the Public. Judges Needed for 1-2 hours between 9AM and 8PM. Sign up at
International Competition (ISEF and Genius Olympiad) Interviews 5:30PM–7:30PM.


Thursday, March 16, 2017: Closed to the Public.
Art Scholarship Interviews 5PM–7:30PM.
Contact for more details.


Friday, March 17, 2017: Public Viewing 10AM–7PM


Saturday, March 18, 2017:  FAMILY DAY!!!
FREE and Open to the Public 9AM–1PM. Lots of art and science activities. See the Projects! Projects available to take by registering adult at 1 PM. Volunteers Needed to dismantle from 1PM–7PM. Sign up to help at
Saturday, April 1, 2017: Grand Awards Ceremony
6PM–8PM, Jefferson College Field House. All educator and student participants walk in opening ceremony and receive recognition medallions. Awards and scholarships are presented to winners.

Volunteer for 4 hours = your child’s registration fee! Sign up at



Tell Your Teacher!
Contact Mastodon Fair for a one hour Teacher Workshop! We will come to your school on your time (during or after school or Professional Development Day). Each attending educator receives 3 student registrations for Mastodon Fair! Sign up today by e-mail at or call 314-529-1329.


Donate! December 31, 2016: Donations and Sponsorships due in order to be included in Fair 2017 Program!
Contact with questions. DONATE HERE! 


2016-17 Science Coach Program

We are selecting five ambitious, committed science, math and/or computer science teachers to coach a minimum of 10 students with at least 5 of those students participating in the 2016 Mastodon Fair.  Science coaches may receive up to $1000 in remuneration.  If you are interested in becoming a science coach please fill out the application form or contact us for more information.

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