The Project Display
At the EU Contest, contestants will set up their projects for display.
The project must both conform to the strictest safety requirements and be suitable
display. In particular, experiments that involve radioactive substances,
dangerous equipment, toxic and carcinogenic materials are all excluded from
Any project that is seen to violate the EU policy on animal experimentation
will be excluded. For example, projects that involve experiments on living
(invertebrates included) shall not be accepted.
A good display is essential so that the Jury can appreciate the quality of
the project. The projects are presented on a stand with side walls and must
the dimensions that are given in the diagram below. The display may include,
for example, working models, a video, and other demonstration material.
Project displays that exceed the stand dimensions will be disqualified from
taking part in the EU Contest. For larger exhibits, it is, however, possible
slightly more space by having the fixed shelf removed. If a project can best
be displayed in this way, a request for a display stand without the shelf
should be made before the deadline for the receipt of applications (10th
Failure to make it clear to the Commission by this date that an exhibit requires
the shelf to be removed will mean that the project will have to be displayed
within the standard dimensions of the display stand. Please note that where
the shelf is removed, no table or other surface will be provided.
The stand and electrical connections will be provided by the Hungarian Host
national organiser. Contestants who may be anxious to know the precise details
power supply are advised to inform themselves via their national organiser
of the situation in advance of the Contest.
A VHS video recorder and TV monitor can be provided on request; however,
only one set recorder and monitor shall be provided for each country. All
(computers, printers, etc.) must be brought by the contestants themselves
or rented locally at their own cost. Contestants are strongly advised to
all their equipment, or in the case of hired equipment, to check that insurance
cover is included. The European Commission cannot accept any responsibility
for loss or damage and the Hungarian Host national organiser will not rent
unless it is pre-paid in advance of the Contest.
The side walls are 160 cm high and 194 cm wide. The sidewalls are 160 cm
high and 100 cm wide. The shelf is 88 cm above the floor. Please take into
that there will be a sign on the top front of the stand indicating the name,
project and country of the participant.
Display stand showing maximum dimensions.