Entry Information & Dates

STS is primarily a school-based science competition, with entry occurring through a central school STS coordinator.

Each school must be willing to support the competition by providing judges.

Sections – Project Categories

For detailed guideline and criteria, please refer to the STS Handbook here

Class Experimental Research Project
Computer Programs
Creative Writing
Posters & Scientific Wall Charts
Experimental Research
Working Models
Science Photography
Video Productions

Entry Fees

Individual Entry (ONE student) = $9.00 per project entry

Group Entry (TWO students) = $17 per project entry

Class Experimental Research Project (primary school divisions only) = $30 per class project entry

All entries registered in the School Portal by the closing date on 26 May 2024 will be invoiced and must be paid, even if the entry is not subsequently submitted. This is because administration of the entries will have already occurred from this point on.

Important Competition Dates 2024

26 FebruarySchool Portal Opens – Entry Registrations Begin
26 MayEntry Registration Closes
3 JuneSchools Pack 1 – Official registration documents via email and the school portal
14 JuneSchool portal: Electronic submission of entries activated
21 JulySchool portal: Electronic submission of entries closes
27 July – 11 AugustJudging of online sections
3 AugustJudging Day
12 AugustSchools Pack 2: Entries received via email and the school portal
7 OctoberSchools Pack 3: Results and Certificates
TBCExhibition and Presentation Day