Bay Area Science & Engineering Fair 2004

Sponsored by the Ontario Trillium Foundation
BASEF is a registered charity and relies entirely on volunteers and sponsors.

BASEF 2004, the 44th annual Hamilton / Halton-area fair, was held March 31st to April 3rd at Mohawk College of Applied Arts & Technology in Hamilton, Ontario.


We congratulate all of our participants for their hard work and enthusiasm; judges, guests and organizers were all impressed with what they saw.

A press release and complete results - including details of the winning projects - are available on the Results page.

Who can enter?

The 2004 fair is open to students registered in grades 7 through 12 in schools within the City of Hamilton, the Region of Halton, Haldimand County, Norfolk County and Brant County, including students of independent and private schools as well as home-schooled students.

What happens?

The fair takes place over the course of four days, starting with project set up on the first day, judging on the second day, trips and activities on the third, and culminating in the award ceremony on the Saturday.

What do I do?

Go to the Student section of this site to find out more about project categories, rules, safety regulations, hints, suggestions, and ideas.


March 1st, 2004
On-line Registration Extended
Registration will be kept open until Friday, March 5th.

February 29th, 2004
Schedule Details
The calendar now has daily schedules with times and locations. Links to parking and drivering information are available on the same page.

February 9th, 2004
On-line Registration
The on-line registration form is available until noon on Friday, March 5th. Review the instructions before you begin, and be sure to fill out the draft form on paper first in order to make things easier for yourself.

February 6th, 2004
Registration: Mail Replacing Fax
Please note one significant change to the registration process: faxing signed permission and review forms has proven in the past to be very frustrating because so many people try to reach the fax number at the same time; this year signed forms will be accepted by mail instead.

January 30th, 2004
Call for Judges
Earlier this week the BASEF Judge in Chief Tom Crawford issued a "Call for Judges" to all past science fair judges, and other interested members of the community who have an interest in this tremendously rewarding activity.


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