2017 Student Expo – Please note new procedures! You must pre-register to participate.



Have your children created something they’d like to share with the Washington homeschool community?  All homeschooled children between the ages of 6-18 are welcome to submit an entry, and come see their work on display during the Annual Homeschool Convention, June 9th & 10th, at the Western Washington Fairgrounds in Puyallup. . There will be a People’s Choice Award.

NEW PROCEDURES:  This year, there is no judging and no fees.  It is just an opportunity to have your children bring their entry to display.

When to Bring Your Entry:  Entries will only be accepted at the Washington State Fairgrounds on Thurs., June 8th from 2pm to 7pm.  You will enter by driving through the Orange Gate (see map).

Categories and Guidelines for Entry

  1. Art, including pen/ink, pencil drawings, oils, watercolor, sculpting,and textiles
  2. Writing, including creative, journalistic, technical,journals, poetry, and handwriting examples.
  3. Photos, which must be at least 5”x7”, and not greater than 16”x20”. Single photos or photo stories should demonstrate good photographic principles.
  4. Science, including life, earth, physical, and chemistry.
  5. Geography/History/Culture, including family, local, state, national and international issues.


1. Size limitations are 4ft wide by 4ft depth max. Please note that if your project requires an in-depth setup, you may be asked to come to the Fairgrounds and set it up in person.
2. This expo is open to any homeschooled student (Washington Home-Based Instruction pursuant to RCW 28A.225.010(4) and 28A.225.010(1)) between the ages of 6 and 18. Age is to be determined as of Jan 1, 2017.
3. All work must be done by the student; however younger children may have been assisted by an older sibling or parent.
4. All work must have been done between July 1st, 2016 and June 1, 2017.
5. All drawings, photos, etc. must be matted or mounted on matboard with at least a 1” border all the way around it. No glass frames! You can use gluesticks, rubber cement, or mounting tape to mount them. Science entries may not include any combustible or dangerous materials. Sorry, we are unable to provide electricity for any entry.
6. We reserve the right to refuse any entry not deemed acceptable for family viewing.
7. All written pieces should be placed in a folder or binder designed to keep the pieces together.
8. Every attempt will be made to provide for the safe preservation of exhibits. However WHO and its staff will not be held responsible for any lost or damaged exhibits.

You must pre-register in order to participate!

Register Here!