Fair Information

Rules and Guidelines

Please visit the Regeneron ISEF website (https://www.societyforscience.org/isef/international-rules/ for detailed information on project rules and guidelines. Additional rulebooks and "Best Practices" for using the Scienteer system are linked here:

Questions and Contact

For questions regarding rules and forms, contact:
Dr. Yuan B Peng, Fair Director
Email: [email protected]
P.O. Box 19528
University of Texas at Arlington
Arlington, TX 76019-0528
For questions about forming an SRB or IRC contact Dr. Peng
Dr. Yi Zhang, SRC Chair
Email: [email protected]
For information about supporting the fair or volunteering, email:
Dr. Yuan B Peng
Email: [email protected]

Fair Schedule

Important Dates

Early November, 2020
6-8 PM: Virtual Teacher Training (Zoom: link to be emailed)
December 15, 2020
Projects needing approval from the Scientific Review Committee (SRC) must be approved either by a local SRC or the FWRSEF SRC if the school is small enough to establish its own SRC (e.g., home school).
January 31, 2021
Registration deadline
February 5, 2021
Project categories are finalized. No changes to a category may be requested by a teacher, parent or student.
February 11, 2021 (Thursday)
Project online submission deadline (Procedures to be announced)
Photo images of posters and project displays
February 12-21, 2021
Phase I – Judges review abstracts and the uploaded images of posters & display artifacts
February 22, 2021 (Monday)
Phase II – Online interviews, selection of winners
7pm Virtual Judging and Awards Ceremony
March 7 - April 11, 2021
The Texas Science and Engineering Fair! (Virtual)
May 9 – 14, 2021 (Senior Only)
The Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair! (Virtual)

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