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Mrs. Ronda Dove
Administrative Assistant

P:  (540) 464-7361
F: (540) 464-7396

Center for Leadership & Ethics
VMI, Marshall Hall
500 Anderson Drive
Lexington, VA  24450

Participant Information

Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair (VSSEF) is the premier state science and engineering fair that hosts nearly 300 students and roughly 240 projects from high school level scientists from 12 regional Virginia fairs. In addition, roughly 75-100 qualified judges volunteer to assess 17 categories and special award projects. There are three winners per category and three overall winners in addition to the many special awards given out - cash and award payments totaling over $10,000. Chosen students will register to enter into competition on Saturday, April 9. Set-up and safety check will take place on Friday evening, April 8.

All programming for VSSEF is held in Cameron Hall.

Information for family and other exhibitor guests:

No one may be in the exhibit hall except for registered exhibitors during the judging period.  Everyone else must clear the hall until exhibits are open to the public later in the afternoon.  Guests may visit our local area at their leisure.  Named one of Travel+Leisure magazine's Best College Towns , as well as the sixth top small city in Virginia by Cities Journal, Lexington, Va. is easily accessible from U.S. Routes 11 and 60, as well as Interstates 64 and 81. Situated at the southern end of the Shenandoah Valley, it is a small town full of history and culture, as well as amenities for business travelers attending conferences and symposia.