Arizona Science and Engineering FairWelcome to Registration!
On behalf of our wonderful new host, Arizona Science Center, we are proud to welcome you to AzSEF! The hard work you put into your research and project to get to the state level of science competition is to be celebrated!
We are also very excited to welcome esteemed Judges and incredible Volunteers who are so important to making this event a success.
Best of luck to everyone and enjoy the fair!
Please Note you will need a few things before registering Students/Projects
• This liaison will need two email addresses. One email address for the school/fair account and one for your personal account. Due to system limitations every account needs a separate email.
• You will need to know the project name and division you are entering for each project registration.
• You will need to know the students names, grades, and email addresses.
• You will be required to pay $10 per student registered. All orders must be paid at time of registration and we accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.
• Senior Division students are also required to bring ALL Intel ISEF paperwork. Refer to https://student.societyforscience.org/forms for additional information.
• Click here to download a photographic release. You will need to print this out, sign it, and bring it with you at check-in.
• For registration directions, click here for students, click here for judges, click here for volunteers.
• Remember to print your ticket – it will have additional information about check-in and the fair.
Registration is open from Feb. 14-March 14, 2014. No late registrations will be accepted.
Order your 2014 AzSEF t-shirt here!
March 31-April 2, 2014
Phoenix Convention Center, West Hall
Qualifications for Participating at AzSEF
- Only 1st place winning projects will advance to AzSEF.
- Students grade 5-12 that have placed 1st at a school, homeschool, district, county, or regional science fair are eligible to compete at AzSEF.
- A maximum number of 12 entries per grade level will be accepted from each school in the Elementary and Junior Divisions.
- To ensure the integrity of this rule schools/fairs will be allowed to submit only one project per grade level for each category (12 categories for Elementary and Junior divisions – click here for categories).
- In the event your fair does not give place awards, it is the discretion of the fair director to send the project considered the best representative of the category selected.
- A max of 3 team members per project.
Display & Safety Regulations
Items Not Allowed at Project or Booth
To help ensure a successful project-set up on March 31 please adhere to the following:
1. Living organisms, including plants
2. Soil, sand, rock, and/or waste samples, even if permanently encased in a slab of acrylic
3. Taxidermy specimens or parts
4. Preserved vertebrate or invertebrate animals
5. Human or animal food
6. Human/animal parts or body fluids (for example, blood, urine)
7. Plant materials (living, dead, or preserved) that are in their raw, unprocessed, or non-manufactured state (Exception: manufactured construction materials used in building the project or display)
8. All chemicals including water (Projects may not use water in any form in a demonstration)
9. All hazardous substances or devices [for example, poisons, drugs, firearms, weapons, ammunition, reloading devices, and lasers
10. Dry ice or other sublimating solids
11. Sharp items (for example, syringes, needles, pipettes, knives)
12. Flames or highly flammable materials
13. Batteries with open-top cells
14. Glass or glass objects unless deemed by the Display and Safety Committee to be an integral and necessary part of the project (for example, glass that is an integral part of a commercial product such as a computer screen)
15. Any apparatus deemed unsafe by the Scientific Review Committee, the Display and Safety Committee, or Society for Science & the Public (for example, large vacuum tubes or dangerous ray-generating devices, empty tanks that previously contained combustible liquids or gases, pressurized tanks, etc.)
Schedule of AzSEF
March 31 from 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. : Student sign-in and project registration
April 1, 2014: Judging Day
Elementary Division: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Junior Division: 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Senior Division: 12:30-4:30 p.m.
(lunch is on your own)
April 2, 2014: Public Day & Awards Ceremony
Project Hall open 11 a.m.-4 p.m. (project tear down 4-6 p.m. )
Public Hall open 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Hands-on/Minds-on Vendor Hall open with STEM activities for students K-12, parents, educators
Awards Ceremony 6-8 p.m.
Projects involving human subjects, vertebrates, or potentially hazardous biological agents must obtain Scientific Review Committee (SRC) approval before experimentation can begin.
Click here to follow the steps if you are in the Elementary or Junior Division
Click here to follow the steps if you are in the Senior Division
Intel ISEF dates
May 11-16, 2014
Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles Convention Center
The International Rules for Pre-college Science Research: Guidelines for Science and Engineering Fairs is published annually to support students doing independent research safely. They are the official rules of the Intel ISEF and students competing at an SSP-affiliated science fair.
The purpose of these rules is to:
- Protect the rights and welfare of the student researcher
- Protect the rights and welfare of the human participant
- Ensure adherence to federal regulations
- Ensure use of safe laboratory practices
- Protect the environment
- Determine eligibility for competition in the Intel ISEF 2014
ISEF Rules Wizard