The Cariboo-Mainline Regional Science Fair is open to school finalists from the following school districts (as well as any private schools within these district’s boundaries):

  • Kamloops-Thompson School District #73
  • Cariboo-Chilcotin School District #27
  • Nicola-Similkameen School District #58
  • Gold Trail School District #74
  • Central Coast School District #49

Click here for a map of the Cariboo-Mainline region.

The 2024 Cariboo Mainline Regional Science Fair will be April 3 at the TRU gymnasium; the deadline to register students is March 8th.

    • The top achieving projects (highest finishing 10 %) of from grade 5-12 students may participate.
    • There are nearly $10,000 in cash prizes, awards, scholarships and opportunities available to our region; to view them visit here  Awards are determined annually.
    • Students may present their projects digitally through  and / or on three-fold boards (paper-based).  If you wish to be eligible for Canada-Wide Science Fair, you will need both components.
    • A comprehensive toolkit of online supports for teachers and students to maximize their science fair experience is available at
    • There will be advanced judging in scheduled 30-minute time slots on the evening of April 2