Tuesday May 23, 2017

When and Where

  • Dickinson College, Carlisle PA
  • 7:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Schedule of Events:

7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. - Computer set-up
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. - Welcome (ATS)
9:00 a.m. - Tier I Judging Begins
9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Workshops (with break for lunch)
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - Tour of Dickinson College (optional)
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Lunch for all students and sponsors
12:00 - Tier II Judging Begins
1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Students View Projects
1:30 p.m. - Awards Ceremony (ATS)

Workshops:

Click here to see a list of workshops available at the state fair.

Campus Information at Dickinson College

The competition will be held in the Holland Union Building (HUB).

When arriving at the college with your computers, please unload your equipment from N. College Street. You may stop here BRIEFLY to unload, but cannot tie up traffic. Carts will be provided for you to bring your computer equipment into the Social Hall to set up. Once unloaded, park in the lot behind the Townhouses (which is just across the street from Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium (ATS). see campus map. The lot is behind buildings #17, #18 and #22 (the Townhouses).

Room Information

Judges' Room - Mary Dickinson Room
Competition - Social Hall
Digital Movie Projects - Side rooms 201 & 202
Lunch - Will be provided to all students and sponsors in the dining hall
Awards Ceremony - Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium (ATS)


At the Underground, students and advisors can relax in the lounge area or in the seating area. Students and sponsors lunch will be served in the dining hall.


Workshops - Tome Science Building

AWARDS CEREMONY:
The awards will be held in the Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium (ATS).

Judge Information

This year's judges come from business, industry, education and government backgrounds.

Guest Internet Access at Dickinson College

Click here for information on how to self-register to obtain a guest account on the campus guest network.

Lunch Information

Lunch will be provided for all students, sponsors, judges and workshop presenters in the dining hall. Guests are welcome to join us in the Dining Hall but they must pay $7.25 per person for lunch.

Menu
Full Deli Bar
Salad Bar
Dessert Bar
Hand Dipped Ice cream serve yourself
Ice Cream Novelties
Chicken Noodle Soup
Hamburger/Cheeseburger
Buffalo Shrimp w/ Cocktail Sauce
On The Grill
Hot Turkey Club w/ Bacon on Croissant
Vegan Garden Burgers
French Fried Potatoes
Green Beans

Hotel Recommendations

Prices are subject to change.

Days Inn Carlisle South (Continental breakfast included - no parking fee)
101 Alexander Spring Road
Carlisle, PA
717-258-4147 or Toll free 888-606-7447
Room rate TBD
You must state that you are with the Computer Fair.

Sleep Inn (Deluxe continental breakfast included - no parking fee)
5 East Garland Drive
Carlisle, PA
717-249-8863
Room rate TBD
You must state that you are with the Computer Fair.

Comfort Suites (closest to the college, within walking distance. Suites with continental breakfast included.)
10 S. Hanover Street
Carlisle, PA
717-960-1000
Room rate TBD
You must state that you are with the Computer Fair.

Directions

From the East:

  1. Take I-76 West (85.7 miles)
  2. Take exit 226 for US-11 S toward Carlisle (0.7 miles)
  3. Merge onto Harrisburg Pike/US-11 (2.9 miles)
  4. Turn right at W High St/PA-641/PA-74/US-11 (0.4 miles)
  5. Turn right at College St, Holland Union Building will be on the left


From State College:

  1. Take PA-26 N (2.2 miles)
  2. Turn right to merge onto US-322 E (43.3 miles)
  3. Take the PA-75 exit toward Port Royal (0.4 miles)
  4. Turn right at Industrial Park Rd/PA-75 (4.7 miles)
  5. Turn left at PA-74 (1.2 miles)
  6. Turn left to stay on PA-74 (74 turns into College Ave, see map below; 30.4 miles)

Reminders

  • All hardware and software will be provided by the student or school district.
  • Internet connections will be provided at the competition.
  • No computers will be allowed for students in the logo and graphic design categories.
  • Participation Agreements and Project Summaries/Narratives must be completed and displayed with all projects.

For questions regarding the State Computer Fair please contact:

Diane Thomson
Program Development and Support Coordinator
Chester County Intermediate Unit
484.237.5017 or dianet@cciu.org