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Science City Participant Application

Deadline to Apply: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18th, 2017 at 5pm

Participation Requirements:

  • Required to participate both days (Saturday & Sunday; 9:30am-5:30pm)
  • Provide an interactive educational activity, demonstration, or display
  • Provide a professional presentation (tablecloth, name tags, quality materials/equipment)
  • Provide formal signage identifying your organization (banner, poster, etc.)
  • Staff your booth at all times
  • Staff / volunteer(s) must wear shirt, vest or name tag that identifies your organization during event
  • Must have a literary display of one or more books or a reading list that relates to your booth activity or organization
  • Attend Science City logistics meeting (February - exact date / time / location TBA)
  • No sales may be conducted from your table

Science City will provide Participants:

  • One 6' table
  • Two chairs

Additional items may be requested using this form. Please note the Science City Executive Committee will review all requests for additional items.

Submitting Multiple Applications?

Click here for instructions on how to submit another application for a person with the same email address.

Your information

Please include area code with your phone number.

Specify whether or not you participated last year as a Science City Participant.

Import last year's information
The supplied email address above must match what is on record.
Organization information

If UA affiliated, fill in the UA affiliation field above with the name of College, Unit, or Department. Otherwise, leave the field blank.

Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram URLs refer to social media and must be a full URL with the https:// prefix. If you are not sure, please leave the field blank.

Festival information

Enter contact name, phone with area code, and email address of the person we can reach during the Festival weekend (Mar 10 - Mar 11, 2018). Contact information supplied is kept confidential. Fill out the contact fields only if the contact person at the Festival is different from the applicant. Otherwise, leave blank.

Will you be providing food samples as part of your activity? Note that some food samples may require a special health permit.


Description must be 75 characters or less. Description must be 240 characters or less.

Example: Discover the past, present, and future inside Kartchner Caverns.

Neighborhood preferences

Indicate your 1st choice Science City Neighborhood most appropriate for your activity/organization.

Indicate your 2nd choice Science City Neighborhood most appropriate for your activity/organization.

Entertainment preference

Target audience

Check all that apply.

Activity details
Reference books for literary display

You must have a literary display of one or more books or a reading list that relates to your booth activity or organization. Enter at least one relevant book title and author below.

Additional materials

Participants automatically get 1 6' table. Maximum 4 tables per participant.

Participants automatically get 2 chairs. Maximum 8 chairs per participant.

Do you have a banner you would like hung above your table? Maximum banner size: 3' x 6'. For deadline and submission information, see the terms and conditions.

List each outlet, use, and wattage or amps for items.

List each outlet, use, and wattage or amps for items.

Miscellaneous

Specify whether or not the activity extends outside the tent.

Any additional comments that are relevant to this submission (e.g. health permit specifics). Only committee members will see your comments.

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This is necessary to help reduce the number of entries that are being submitted by spammers. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friend of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation
University of Arizona - Facilities Management

Key Sponsors

Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
Monark Premium Appliance Company

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