Bay Area Science & Engineering Fair 2006

Sponsored by Dofasco

March 29th to April 1st— Mohawk College — Hamilton, Ontario
BASEF is a registered charity and relies entirely on volunteers and sponsors.

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Important Dates

Project Registration Monday, February 6th to Friday, March 3rd
Judges Registration December 2005 - March 2006
BASEF at Mohawk Wednesday, March 29th
to Saturday, April 1st
Canada-Wide Science Fair 2006
Saturday, May 13th
to Sunday, May 21st
Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 2006 Saturday, May 6th
to Saturday, May 13th

Detailed Schedule

Most events take place at the Fennel Campus of Mohawk College, Hamilton, Ontario. Directions and maps can be found below.

Wednesday, March 29 - Project Setup

4:00 pm

Start of on-site registration, project setup, safety checks and Activity Day registration

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Fennell Campus Gymnasium

Free Parking in Lots P10 &P13

Fennel Campus Gymnasium

  8:00 pm

Registration, set-up and safety checks complete.

Thursday, March 30 - Judging

8:00 am

Judges begin arriving.

Free Parking in Lots P10 &P13

8:30 am

Judges' Welcome and assignment of projects.

"The Arnold"

Student Centre

9:00 am

Begin preliminary judging without students present.

Fennell Campus Gymnasium

12:45 am

Students arrive for afternoon judging & interview

Do not use Main entrance

West Entrance of Fennel Campus

   Fennell Campus        Gymnasium

1:00 pm

Students' judging & interviews.

Fennell Campus Gymnasium

4:00 pm

Afternoon judging with students complete.

4:00 - 4:30 pm

Goodie Bags distributed to students

Student Pick-up at West entrance only,   near The Arnold    Student Centre

As Students exit Fennell Campus Gym

  West Entrance of

  Mohawk College

4:30 pm

Reporting of all judging scores, and issues resolution, complete.

"The Arnold" Student Centre

Friday, March 31 - Student Activity Day

7:30 am

8:15 am

Volunteers'   Welcome and assignment of students  

Students gather for departure to Canadian Marine Discovery Centre. Volunteers ready to receive and register students

"The Arnold"

Student Centre

"The Arnold"

Student Centre

8:45 am

Buses begin loading and departing for the Canadian Marine Discovery Centre (CMDC)

West Entrance of Mohawk College

12:00 pm

Lunch - students to bring own lunch


3:00 pm

Buses depart from the CMDC

3:30 pm

Returning buses arrive at   Mohawk College

West Entrance of Mohawk College

3:30 - 4:30 pm

Parental pickup inside The Arnold Student Centre only.  

"The Arnold"

Student Centre

Free Parking in Lots P10 &P13

Saturday, April 1 - Public Viewing & Awards Ceremony

9:00 am - 12:00 noon

Public viewing. Project teardown at end of Award Ceremony only

Free Parking in Lots P10 &P13

Fennell Campus Gymnasium

12:00 noon

Gym closes. NO project teardown allowed at this time.

12:00 pm-1:15 pm


1:00 pm

Awards Ceremony seating opens.

McIntyre Theatre

1:30 - 3:30 pm

Awards Ceremony

McIntyre Theatre

3:30- 4:00 pm

Project take-down begins

Fennell Gymnasium

  4:00 - 5:30 pm

Meeting with chaperones for trip winners and their parents.

location to be announced (at ceremony)

Directions and Maps

Mohawk College is located on Fennel Avenue near the mountain brow above downtown Hamilton. Use the Queen Street access from the lower city. Use the Garth exit on the East-bound Linc and the Upper James exit from the West-bound Linc.

Map to CampusParking Map