This page is designed to assist Teachers and School Administrators in understanding the BASEF rules and eligibility requirements.
The Bay Area Science and Engineering Fair is a competition to all grade seven through twelve students from Hamilton, Halton Region, Haldimand County, Norfolk County, Brant County and Six Nations. Students may attend any public, separate or private school or be home schooled. Participants must be under the age of 21 before June of the BASEF year.
For a complete list of rules regarding eligibility and registration, see Eligibility Rules.
Make sure that your Students Register for BASEF on time - Online Project Registration begins in early February.
To help you register, check out our Teacher/Parent Registration Guide.
Late Registrations cannot be accepted.
Please note the following:
Scientific fraud and misconduct are not condoned at any level of research or competition. Such practices include plagiarism, forgery, use or presentation of other researcher’s work as one’s own and fabrication of data. Fraudulent projects will fail to qualify for competition in BASEF, CWSF or the ISEF.
Teachers may find the following resources and links useful: