Students from schools in the following counties in Ohio are eligible for District 12 Science Day:
Grade 5 to 12 students in the above counties are expected to participate in their school district's local science fair or academic fair held in the above counties. Only students who receive a superior rating at their local science fair or academic fair can apply to enter our DSD. who will reach age 21 on or before May 1, 2020 are not eligible.
The following applies to all students from home schools, virtual schools, public schools, and private schools that do not have a local science fair or academic fair held in one of the above counties. Students who are legal full time residents of one of above counties and who attend schools that do not have local science fair or academic fair may send their entry application packages directly to our fairs. They must include a copy of their complete research report. We pre-judge the written research report of all projects that have not been judged superior at a school science fair or academic fair held in one of our 7 counties. We may require proof of residency and age if necessary. If the students have participated in a local science fair or academic fair at their schools, we expect the school to send us only students who have received superior ratings at the local fairs. A local fair may include schools in one or more school districts of the county.
Each home school should use a uniform home school name that begins with the first and last name of one parent or guardian followed by "Home School". For example, for children of Jack and Jill Hill who are home schooled, their school name can be either Jack Hill Home School" or "Jill Hill Home School".