2021 KidsLinked Greater Columbus STEM & Arts Expo presented by BMI Credit Union
Sunday, November 7th Noon-6pm
Polaris Fashion Place
FREE Admission (if you register ahead of time) or $2 at the Event
The KidsLinked Greater Columbus STEM & Arts Expo presented by BMI Credit Union is your family's resource fair to find neat things to help grow your children's education. It includes competitions, resources, products, robotics, math, arts, technology, financial planning and much more!
Pre-register to participate in the following competitions! Click on "Register" on the event page! (FREE to enter unless otherwise noted. Limited number of entries allowed, so register early!)
- Columbus Talent Competition (12:15 - 2:15PM Main Stage): This is an instrument-only competition (piano, guitar, violin, flute, etc.). There will be two age group categories 11 & younger and 12-18 years old. Each performance will be limited to 4 minutes. Enter to win great prizes! LIMIT 30 participants.
- Math Quiz Bowl Challenge (2:45 - 4:00PM Main Stage): A fun "Jeopardy-style" math challenge. Organized by grade (4th-7th grade and 8th-12th grade). Each entrant will be grouped into a group of 4-5. Questions will be asked, and the first to respond correctly wins points for each round. LIMIT 40 participants.
- Spelling Bee (4:00 - 6PM Main Stage): Spelling Bees are back! Single-elimination spelling bee. Organized by grade level (1st & 2nd grade / 3rd - 4th grade / 5th-6th grade / 7th-8th grade). Each round participants will be give a word to spell. Spell it correctly and move to the next round! LIMIT 140 participants.
- Checkers Tournament (12:15 - 1:15PM - Cohatch Tables): Standard checkers tournament! Beat your competitor and move to the next round.
- Comic Book Art Competition (1:30-2:30PM - Cohatch Tables)
- Candyland Tournament (2:45 - 4PM - Cohatch Tables)
- Chess Tournament (4-6PM - Cohatch Tables)
- Paper Airplane Tournament (1 - 3PM - Location TBD)
- Climbing Wall Challenge (Time TBD - Airhouse Columbus)
Awards & Prizes: 1st, 2nd and 3rd place for each age group category. Some competitions may have multiple winners in the same age group depending on the number of rounds and time allotted for the competition.
Locations: (1) Main Stage is near the JCPenney's on the lower level. (2) Cohatch Tables are near the Apple store on the lower level. (3) Airhouse Columbus is on the lower level.
VIP Entry Bag - FREE (First 150- 1 per family - FREE): Our amazing VIP bag includes FREE coffee coupon to Tim Hortons, BOGO to Airhouse Columbus Fun Center at Polaris, appetizer coupon from Texas Roadhouse, kids meal from 101 Beer Kitchen, FREE laser tag pass to Lazer Kraze, either a $10 Power Card OR $20 for a $20 coupon from Dave & Buster's, FREE go-kart Pass to Scene 75 (huge deal!), 5 FREE classes to ATA Black Belt Academy, sunglasses, hand sanitizer and more!
Start at the KidsLinked booth, where you will receive information on your registered item(s) and directions on where to go for each competition.
Please also visit BMI Credit Union for all your checking, savings, loans and more! To find out more click here!
Noon: Event Opens
12:15 - 2PM Talent Contest
12:15-1:15 Checkers Tournament
1PM - 3PM: Airplane Competition
1PM - 3PM: Climbing Wall Challenge
1:30 - : Comic Art Competition
2PM - 2:45 Stage Entertainment
2:45 - 4PM Math Quiz Bowl Challenge
2:45 - 4PM Candyland Tournament
4-6PM Spelling Bee
4-6PM Chess Tournament
6PM: Event Ends
Make sure you pre-register to participate for all the fun activities!
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