PROJECT Nomination Guidelines:

  • Each school may nominate exactly one top project per category and division.
  • School advisors should submit one completed abstract form for each advancing project from their school.
  • Project nominations will be accepted from November 1 until midnight on November 17.
  • The November 17th nomination deadline cannot be extended, and late projects will not be accepted
  • To determine which projects to nominate, schools may choose to use this OFFICIAL PROJECT SCORING FORM.
  • Exemplary characteristics for each project category, are available for school use using this JUDGE'S SUPPLEMENT.

Abstract Instructions:

  • Abstracts must be submitted using the official Barrow STC abstract form (provided below).
  • Information on the abstract form must be typed and not handwritten. Hand-written forms will notbe accepted.
  • Only one abstract should be submitted per project, not per team member.
  • Only one category should be selected per project.
    • Choose carefully. You will not be allowed to change this later.
  • The abstract provides a brief description of your project that includes:
    • The intended purpose of your project,
    • The technology tools (hardware or software) that were used, and
    • A summary of your creative process
  • Be sure to download a copy of the abstract "with your changes" filled in.


  • Confirm that the contact information on the project abstract forms for your nominees is accurate.
    • Communication with nominees will take place using the information provided on the form.
  • Confirm that the project category is accurate on the form.
  • Confirm that you are nominating no more than one project per category and division.
  • Save all completed project abstract forms for your school in a single OneDrive folder named "Barrow STC Nominations - SCHOOL"
    • For example, "Barrow STC Nominations - WBHS" or "Barrow STC Nominations - ARES"
  • Share your OneDrive nominations folder with Lee Bane at
  • Please do not email nomination forms.

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