Judges cannot have a conflict of interest including, but not limited to the following:
Judges cannot judge a group of projects that include students who are related to them or relatives of close friends and acquaintances. Teachers cannot judge their own students or students from their school. Mentors and project advisers cannot judge students they advised. Judges must identify any student participating in the fair who:
• Is related to them, or someone they know.
• Is, or was a student of theirs.
• Was mentored or otherwise advised by them on their current project.
If a judge is assigned to a group of projects that includes a student described above, he or she must notify the judging committee immediately for re-assignment.
If you have any conflicts of interest, the Fair staff will contact you for specifics