Register to the Judge the 2017 West Virginia State Social Studies Fair!

We rely on nearly 100 volunteer judges to evaluate projects at the West Virginia State Social Studies Fair in Charleston.  If you are interested in volunteering as a judge for the 2017 West Virginia State Social Studies Fair, click here to access our online registration system!

2017 WV State Social Studies Fair Judges' Schedule:

8:30 AM - 9:15 AM

Judges Arrive

West Hall I

9:15 AM

Judges Orientation Meeting

Preview Projects and Evaluate Displays

West Hall I

North Hall

10:00 AM JUDGING North Hall

12:00 AM

Judges’ Luncheon

West Hall I

12:30 PM JUDGING (Continued) North Hall

4:30 PM

Public Viewing of Projects

North Hall

5:30 PM

Awards Ceremony

South  Hall

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2016-17 Official Abstract   NEW FOR 2016-17!

Divisions, Categories, and Types (Overview)

Category Descriptions

Judges' Score Card for 2016-17   NEW FOR 2016-17!

Regional Social Studies Fair Information

Rules and Regulations 2016-17   NEW FOR 2016-17!

Sample Social Studies Fair Project Themes

Visit the Archive to see photos and results from previous years!

Date:  April 21, 2017
Charleston Civic Center

Time Event
8:00 AM -
9:00 AM
Project Setup | Grand Hall South
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Opening Assembly | Grand Hall North
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM JUDGING
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM LUNCH
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM JUDGING (Continued)
2:00 PM -
4:30 PM
Afternoon Break
4:30 PM -    5:15 PM Public Viewing of Projects | Grand Hall South | Winning projects will be identified with ribbons and stickers.
5:15 PM Students may remove projects from Grand Hall South
5:30 PM Awards Ceremony | Grand Hall North