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KSTL Rules and Awards


  1. This competition is open to all Kansas students in grades 6 thru 12.
  2. Each school may bring two advisors and a group of up to twelve students. Additional students may be approved if room is available. You must get permission before bringing additional students.
  3. Each school may enter up to two presentations in each division, in either the middle school or high school age bracket.
  4. Each student may participate in two presentations during the day, that may include: two single presentations; one single and one group presentation; or two group presentations.
  5. Each presentation group may be no larger than four students.


  1. Projects are judged by panelist from the field.
  2. There will be 2 or 3 judges in each room.
  3. Judges will ask the student(s) questions at the end of the presentation.
  4. Advisors may be asked to assist in the time-keeping part of the student presentations.
  5. Rubrics for the judging of projects >


Awards will be provided at the end of the competition based on presentation scores.

The following awards will be presented:

  • A plaque will be presented to the team placing 1st thru 3rd place in each event.
  • Medals will be presented to the students placing 1st thru 3rd place in each event.
  • Certificates of placement will be presented to students placing 1st thru 6th place in each event.

Contact Information

KSTL Director
Kim Herron


Mail Checks to:

Inman Elementary School
Attn: Kim Herron - KSTL
207 N. Maple
Inman, KS 67546