Bay Area Science & Engineering Fair 2008
Sponsored by ArcelorMittal Dofasco

March 26th to March 29th— Sheridan —
BASEF is a registered charity and relies entirely on volunteers and sponsors.

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Becoming a BASEF 2008 General Sponsor

BASEF is only made possible through the generous support of our sponsors. Your sponsorship allows us to promote student interest in science and technology and organize and stage our annual fair. More importantly, it allows us to advance our top students to the National and International Fairs where they can compete against the very best students from across Canada and around the world. From every sponsorship dollar, nearly 75% will go directly to the students in the form of cash, prizes or trips, or Activity Day.

Registration for students is free and includes participation in Activity Day. Registration has increased tremendously over the last few years and we were able to maintain that level for 2007. Thanks to our sponsors, BASEF has been able to award up to 24 students with all expense paid trips to the national and international science fairs for the past several years. In 2006, Team BASEF returned from Saguenay, Quebec with cash and prizes worth more than $34,000 and the greatest number of awards of any regional science fair in Canada. This was the second year in a row that BASEF students were the top-earning team in all of Canada and second year in a row in which a BASEF winner went on to win Best in Fair at the national fair.

We want to build on our successes and keep the momentum going.  With your support, our students are going places!

Care to know more? The 2007 Annual Report [pdf] document is a brief description of our highlights and financial statement. The BASEF 2007 letter to sponsors [pdf], BASEF 2008 recognition schedule [pdf] and 2008 budget summary [pdf] will provide you with information on sponsorship levels and the 2008 budget and projected expenses (most of which goes directly to the students participants and winners).

BASEF also receives support in the form of cash and prizes for special awards. These sponsors are acknowledged on the Special Awards page.

And, of course, we'd be very happy to hear from you if you have any questions or suggestions; see the contacts page for email addresses and phone numbers.