Schedule – Project Set-up (Sunday)

The Exhibit Hall will be in The Fieldhouse, located in the Carleton Athletics Centre.  
The Exhibit Hall is about a 5-minute walk from the  Lennox, Addington and Frontenac Residences  
Admission to the Exhibit Hall is restricted to those with CWSF ID, from the start (Sunday, May 13) to the end of the fair (Friday May 18). The only exception is during scheduled public/school viewing.
Project Set-up:


Will there be vegetarian food?
Yes, the caterers are fully prepared for vegetarian, vegan, kosher, halal and other food needs. Make sure to include your dietary restrictions in the registration system.
Will there be security for the projects?
Yes, there is 24-hour security provided in the Exhibit Hall. We recommend that students keep electronic devices with them overnight.
Are parents able to attend the Canada-Wide Science Fair events?

Challenge Awards

Youth Science Canada has identified seven challenges, known as the Canada-Wide Youth Science Challenges, which focus on issues that are important to Canada’s youth, the future of our country and our world. They reflect the growing trend in current Canadian science, technology and innovation to focus on specific multi- and interdisciplinary global, national and provincial issues.


A Message – to Parents

We are excited to be hosting the 57th annual Canada-Wide Science Fair in Ottawa, our Nation's capital.  Our National Capital Region showcases Canadian culture from coast to coast to coast - from national treasures to architectural wonders, from outdoor adventures to scientific wonders, Ottawa represents the diversity and unity that defines our country.  The 2018 Host Committee is excited and ready to welcome visitors from all across Canada to Ottawa for a week of discovery, exploration and celebration! 


A Message – to Participants

From the CWSF 2018 Ottawa Host Committee
We are pleased and proud to welcome the 57th annual Canada-Wide Science Fair to Ottawa, Ontario, from May 12-19, 2018.  Approximately 500 of Canada's top young scientists from grades 7 to 12 and CÉGEP will have the honor of representing their regional science fairs at this exciting event, with the opportunity to share in awards, prizes and scholarships that may very well shape their futures. Beyond showcasing their projects, students will:


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