Luzerne Intermediate Unit 18 Information

High/Middle School Competition:

Date: TBD
Luzerne Intermediate Unit 18

368 Tioga Avenue
Kingston, PA 18704

 

Schedule:

TBD – Project Drop Off
TBD – Competition/Judging
TBD – Awards Ceremony

Specific Regional Rules
  • Entries will be limited to two projects per category per high school.
  • Students may work individually or in groups. Groups will be limited to three students.
  • Please note some categories have new themes and rules for 2018. Make sure you visit the websites and review the rules and rubrics. Also please ensure all students receive the rules and the rubric as they prepare for the competition.
  • It is highly suggested that every student participating read the scoring rubric for their category. This will help student create projects that align with the goals and intent of the competition.
  • All entries must designate a faculty member or sponsor. All communication will go through that person. The faculty member or sponsor must accompany students to the regional and state competitions. All entries must register online and be submitted by the faculty member.
  • There will be no entrance fee charged to either the school district or student to participate.
Copyright Requirements

The PA Computer Fair Participation Packet includes a participation agreement that must be signed by all participating students on a project and their teacher sponsor. Part of the agreement outlines copyright expectations, as well as other project requirements. Click here to download.

Narrative Description

Each student must submit a narrative description/project summary with each entry into the 2018 Computer Fair. The PA Computer Fair Participation Packet includes the document with instructions on what information to include. The summary will be the student’s opportunity to provide judges with any background information they wish the judges to be aware of during the judging process. The summary will be placed with each project for the judges to read as they evaluate the student’s entry. This summary should not be more than one page and must include the following items:

  • The project’s objectives, vision and/or overall purpose.
  • A list of the software applications used to create the project. List any additional equipment (scanners, digital camera, etc.)
  • List the approximate time spent creating the project and name all contributors to the project.
  • If design elements/graphics are included, please describe where the elements originated. Please include citations of all design elements that are not original.
  • A brief description of the process used to create the project.
  • Any additional information the student feels the judges should be aware of while evaluating the project.
Awards
  • Date: TBD
  • Location: Luzerne Intermediate Unit 18
  • Time: TBD
Important Dates
  • Online Registration deadline TBD
  • State Competition at Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA
    • May 21st – High School
    • May 22nd – Middle School
Judging Criteria
  • Preliminary judging: a minimum of two judges will view the project to determine a group of finalist/s.
  • Final judging: All judges will view each of the finalist’s projects.
  • Judges’ decisions are final.
Contact Information

Ty Yost or Jane Jeffery
368 Tioga Avenue
Kingston, PA 18704
570-718-4692

Logo winner: Mike Cuomo, Middle Bucks Institute of Technology

 

 

 

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Logo winners: Jadyn Wagner and Angela Zhu, Penn Alexander School