Complete information for a state’s (regional) cempetitor’s registration.

  1. All forms you need can be found in the participant and teacher registration page in the submenu before this.
  2.  Teachers and student participants, complete the registration form in the previous submenu to confirm your involvement, double check your category and title and reserve a table if you want to do the optional poster session on Thursday night.
  3. Teachers, email me if you would like to accompany the five finalists to nationals.  There is a $500 award for your school from JSHS to support this.
  4. Fill out all demographic information on the link from the home page that says “Data for our National Source.”
  5. If your teacher is accompanying you, tell them to register too in order to receive a complimentary banquet ticket and lunch if applicable.
  6. Teachers, reimbursement information will be posted on the registration page found in the submenu before this.
  7. If you have students coming with you as part of a delegation, there is a link on the main page for them to register.
  8. If parents or other adults are accompanying you, they must register through the AAS page that links to Samford University here or in the former submenu.  In the form, they will need to click non-member and if they want a banquet or lunch ticket, they can purchase it there.
  9. Book a hotel room.
  10. Fill out a Statement of Outside Assistance in careful detail.  Email this and an abstract (400 words or less) to before March 9 at 5 p.m, to get credit.  This will help to judge originality and creativity and insure good questions for your defense.  Please put AJAS, your category and your first and last name in the subject line.  Please type your title in the first line of the body and attach the abstract and SOA.
  11. Prepare your powerpoint to be a 12 minute presentation with a 6 minute defense of questions.
  12. Provide three copies of your paper and powerpoint handouts (6 slides per page) to the judges when you compete Friday morning.  These will help the judges deliberate if they see that presentations are very close.  Dr. Jones will pass these on if you are selected for the finals.
  13. If you are selected a finalist, after the final five are ranked, please stay behind.  You will receive a finalist invitation to go to nationals and paperwork will be mailed to you about any scholarship information.  You have until March 10th to notify Dr. Jones of your commitment to go to nationals.
  14. Nationals this year are May 2-5, 2018, Hunt Valley, Maryland.