Registration Is Open

Registration is open from January 2 – February 5, 2018

Please read instructions below BEFORE beginning Online Registration.

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There is a $10 entry fee per exhibit.  Please see payment options below.

Science entries also require Safety Forms to be submitted.  See Safety Form information below.


 Online Registration Instructions

1. Please read all of the following instructions before beginning online registration. It is recommended that you turn off any pop-up blockers you may have on your computer.

2. Before you can get started registering, you’ll need a bit of information:

– Exhibit Title
– Category
– Name and Contact Information of Participants

All of the items can be edited at any time prior to the close of Registration.  Once Registration has closed, they can no longer be changed.

3. If this is your first visit, you will be asked to fill in your name, email address, and contact information. Click the ‘Register’ button and you should receive an email shortly with your password. Return to the Login page, enter your email address and password in order to continue registering your exhibit.

If you have already set up an account, you may login and submit new exhibits, edit information in previous entries, print copies of the entry forms and exhibit ID labels and more.

4. It is recommended that you click on ‘Preferences’ at the top of the page and completely fill in the information. This will allow the information to be auto-filled into the registration forms.

5. Choose SCIENCE and either “Enter by Teacher/Homeschool” or “Enter by Parent/Guardian”.

6. Proceed with inputting registration information as prompted.

If you are submitting an exhibit that is in Grades K-2 and is a Class project, there is a maximum of 35 students allowed. When registering, enter the name of the teacher and grade level on ‘Student 1’ space. (Example: Ms. Smith, First Grade).  Then in ‘Step 3’ enter the complete list of students names.

All grades may enter an exhibit as a Team.  Team exhibits are allowed a maximum of 3 students.  Team projects require 1 printed entry form for each student signed by the student and their respective parent/guardian.

Please note that if a student submits a project as part of a Class or Team, they may not enter another exhibit as an Individual.

7. When you have finished filling in the required information and click on the Submit button, an Adobe Acrobat PDF file will be generated. This file will include a copy of the completed Mastodon Fair Science entry form, the Exhibit ID labels and further instructions.  DO NOT print out the Exhibit ID labels until you receive an email notification letting you know the labels are ready to print, approximately one week after Registration closes.

Safety Forms

Grades K-5: Grades K-5 may use the Mastodon Fair Science Safety Form for certain types of exhibits only. This form includes a list of exhibit types NOT covered by the form. If your exhibit type appears on that list, you will need to submit the appropriate  ISEF Safety Forms as described  for Grades 6-8 below.

Mastodon Fair Science Safety Form

Grades 6-8:  Must submit ISEF Safety Forms for any exhibit types not covered by the Mastodon Fair Safety Form AND  in order to be eligible for Broadcom Masters competition.

Form 1

Form 1A

Form 1B 

Please read Form 1 carefully to determine what additional ISEF forms may be needed depending on the research area.  Visit the ISEF “Rules Wizard” website and follow the directions to determine what additional forms may be required.  Feel free to contact the Mastodon Fair Science Director at sciencedirector@nullmastodonfair.org for further assistance.

Grades 6-8 may use the Mastodon Fair Science Safety Form in lieu of ISEF safety forms for certain types of exhibits only and will not be eligible for the Broadcom Masters competition.  The Mastodon Fair Science Safety form includes al list of exhibit types NOT covered by the form.  If your exhibit appears on that list, you will need to submit the appropriate ISEF forms.

Email your completed Safety form(s) as a PDF to sciencedirector@nullmastodonfair.org by March 1.

If you have not already submitted your safety forms by March 1, then you must bring printed signed copies with your exhibit to Exhibit Check-In or risk being disqualified from the science competition.

Payment Options

Payment methods for Individuals:

  • Pay via cash, credit, debit, check, or purchase order at Exhibit Check-In.  Please make checks and purchase orders payable to “Mastodon Fair.”

Payment methods for Schools:

  • Pay via cash, credit, debit, check, or purchase order.  Please make checks and purchase orders payable to “Mastodon Fair.”  If submitting a single payment for all students please provide a list of the student names and their Exhibit ID numbers that the payment is for.
  • Schools may do a fundraiser to receive a 50% registration fee discount.  Schools will receive one exhibit registration for every $5 raised.  Please verify with your school’s superintendent for details and if this applies to your students.  Information on how to host a fundraiser are at http://www.mastodonfair.org/get-involved/schoolfundraiser 
  • Schools may apply for some or all of their students’ registration fees to be paid for by a Mastodon Fair Angel Sponsor. Please verify with your school’s superintendent for details and if this applies to your students. If your school would like to receive sponsorship please go to http://www.mastodonfair.org/get–involved/mastodon-angels/school/ to submit a school sponsorship application form.   Email the Mastodon Fair Director at director@nullmastodonfair.org for more information.
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