Fairs & Camps

We’ve compiled a list of Fairs & Camps for Utah students to participate with other students around the state. These include competitions in environmental science, engineering & technology, and science in space. Find the competition that is right for you!

Central Utah STEM Fair

CUSF is a state regional STEM competition affiliated with the Society for Science & The Public’s International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF). As a committee, it is our goal to excite students about science by providing a venue where they can present and share the lessons they have learned in their classrooms combined with their own interests and discoveries.

Eligibility: The fair is open to 5-12 grade students in the following school district boundaries: Alpine, Jordan, Nebo, Provo, and Wasatch. Students who attend charter or private schools within the boundaries of these school districts and home-schooled students within the Wasatch Home Educator’s Network are also eligible to participate.

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Ritchey Science & Engineering Fair

Due to the changes accompanying the COVID-19 pandemic, the upcoming session of this fair will be held virtually.

Eligibility: Students in the Box Elder, Cache, Daggett, Duchesne, Logan, Morgan, North Summit, Ogden, Rich, and Uintah districts, as well as charter, private (except St. Olaf and St. Joseph) and home schools in Davis and Weber counties, are eligible to compete for all special awards.

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Southern Utah Science and Engineering Fair

Eligibility: The annual Southern Utah Science and Engineering Fair is open to science projects from students in grades 5-12. Projects can be performed by a single student or a team of up to three students for schools in the Beaver, Carbon, Duchesne, Emery, Garfield, Grand, Iron, Juab, Kane, Millard, Piute, San Juan, Sevier, South Sanpete, Tintic, Uintah, Washington, and Wayne School Districts.

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University of Utah Science and Engineering Fair

The University of Utah Science & Engineering Fair (formerly named SLVSEF) is an annual science & engineering competition for students in grades 5-12. Participation in science fair stimulates student’s interest in science and technology while simultaneously promoting the development of communication, decision making, evaluation of alternative solutions and critical thinking.

Eligibility: USEF is pleased to showcase the inquisitive nature and scientific discovery of some of the best and brightest young minds from the Canyons, Granite, Murray, North Sanpete, Park City, Salt Lake and Tooele School Districts as well as the Salt Lake Catholic Diocese.

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Looking for science fair project ideas? Get inspiration at Education.com’s Science Fair Project Ideas page. Compiled by science teachers, professional scientists, and educational consultants, this web page offers thousands of K-12 project ideas and spans the entire K-12 spectrum.


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