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2019 State Science Fair Highlights and Changes

  • 2019 PROJECT QUOTAS FOR SCHOOLS– 10 Middle School; and 15 High School. Exceptions granted for special circumstances
  • SATURDAY AWARDS CEREMONIES–Saturday, March 16 –  Separate Middle and High School Finalist Awards Ceremonies.  Special Awards Ceremony held between the two Finalist Awards Ceremonies.
  • SCHOOL GROUP VISITS, Thursday, March 15, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm – View the Projects and watch Science Demonstrations.
  • PUBLIC VIEWING– The Fair will be open for public viewing on Thursday, March 14, 2:00 pm to 7:30 pm
  • TOP TWO HIGH SCHOOL LIFE SCIENCES & PHYSICAL SCIENCES– The top four winning high school projects, individual or team, will compete in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.
  • ALEXION BIOTECHNOLOGY AWARDS– The top winning high school project, individual or team, will compete in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.
  • URBAN SCHOOL CHALLENGE– The top winning public high school project, from eligible public schools will compete in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. The top placing 8th grade project will complete at the GENIUS Olympiad.
  • NINE SPECIAL CATEGORIES– Biotechnology, Alternative/Renewable Energy, Applied Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, Environmental Science, Mathematics, and Future Sustainability
  • $200,000 IN AWARDS– More than 400 awards will be presented by the Fair and its Grant and Special Award Sponsors.
  • INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIONS–Seven top winning high school projects  will compete in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), Phoenix in May. High school finalists and one 8th grade project will be awarded opportunities to compete at the GENIUS Olympiad, Oswego, NY in June.
  • BROADCOM MASTERS– Top winning middle school students in all categories will be given invitations to compete in this national completion.
  • WORKSHOPS– Check our workshop page for Fall and Winter workshops.