Arizona Science and Engineering FairMarch 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.
Schedule of AzSEF
Monday, March 31: Student sign-in and project registration
Tuesday, April 1: Judging Day
Wednesday, April: Public Day & Awards Ceremony
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Project Hall open for viewing
Hands-on/Minds-on Vendor Hall open with STEM activities for students K-12, parents, educators
Awards Ceremony - 7 p.m.
Deadlines for fairs and SRC submissions
February 3 – March 14 registration open, $10 fee per student
All school, district, county, and regional fairs must be completed before March 14 so projects can be registered with AzSEF.
No projects will be accepted after March 14.
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