Fair Information

Virtual Fair Operation

A new operational website and database has been set up at the link below and provides access to Fair Administrators, Teachers, and Judges to view the current entries and to perform essential functions. Teachers may log in with their Scienteer email as the username and their Scienteer ID number as their initial password. Judges and Fair Admin personnel will have separately assigned login credentials. Once logged in you may change your password.

Log in to view all projects and to create Project File and Video Links for your student's projects.
You can enter online notes to yourself regarding all projects (even other school projects) by reviewing the abstracts.
Log in to view all projects, your assigned projects, all teams, and your assigned teams.
You can enter online notes to yourself regarding all projects (including your own) by reviewing the abstracts.
Once project files and videos have been uploaded you will have links to access them online.

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 Posting
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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