Key Dates

Please review the information in the 2018 State Science & Engineering Fair of Florida Rules Supplement  and 2018 International Rules for Pre-college Science Research prior to completing Regional Science and Engineering Fair related activities.

*** BOLD TYPE denotes action items for School Fair Directors ***

DATE EVENT (LOCATION), AUDIENCE
Aug 01 2018 Regeneron Science Talent Search (STS) Application OPENS (Online), High School Seniors ONLY
Aug 22   4:00 pm Elementary STEM Competitions Workshop (LCPEC), K-5 School-based Science Fair Directors
Aug 31   5:00 pm Secondary STEM Competitions Workshop (LCPEC), 6-12 School-based Science Fair Directors
Sep 01 School Registration OPENS for ALL Edison Fairs: Science, Inventors, & Expo (Online), School Fair Directors
Sep 06 2017 Broadcom MASTERS Announces Top 300 MASTERS (Online)
Sep 20 2017 Broadcom MASTERS Announces Finalists for October 20-25 Finals Week Competition (Online)
Oct 15 DEADLINE: School Registration CLOSES for Science & Inventors Fairs, School Fair Directors
Nov 15 Student Registration OPENS for Science & Inventors Fairs (Online), Regional Finalists ONLY
2018 Regeneron STS Application CLOSES
Dec 08 DEADLINE: Science Fair Paperwork (LCPEC Drop Box), School Fair Directors & Regional Finalists
Dec 12    5:00 pm Regional SRC Paperwork Review (LCPEC), School Fair Directors
Dec 31 DEADLINE: Student Registration CLOSES for Science & Inventors Fairs, Regional Finalists ONLY
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Jan 10 DEADLINE: Affiliation/Registration Fees for Science & Inventors Fairs (by U.S. Mail), School Fair Directors
Jan 11 FINAL Regional SRC Notification (PFTQ E-mail), School Fair Directors & Regional Finalists
Jan 19   (TBA) Final Regional SRC (FGCU’s Alico Arena), Regional Finalists
Jan 19    (TBA) Regional Science & Engineering Fair Set-Up (FGCU’s Alico Arena), Regional Finalists
Jan 19    (TBA) Regional Inventors Fair Set-Up (FCGU’s Alico Arena), Regional Finalists
Jan 20    8:00 am 61st Annual Thomas Alva Edison Kiwanis Regional Science & Engineering Fair (FGCU’s Alico Arena)
31st Annual Thomas A. Edison Festival of Light Regional Inventors Fair (FGCU’s Alico Arena)
Jan 22    7:00 pm Regional Inventors Fair Awards Program (Edison Park Elementary, Fort Myers), ALL
Jan 24    7:00 pm Regional Science & Engineering Fair Awards Program (FGCU’s Alico Arena), ALL
Feb 01 2018 Broadcom MASTERS Application OPENS to Nominees (Online), Middle School Students ONLY
Mar 15 DEADLINE: School Registration CLOSES for Elementary Science Expo (Online), School Fair Directors
Mar 28-30 63rd Annual State Science & Engineering Fair of Florida (Lakeland, FL), State Finalists
Apr 01 Student Registration OPENS for Elementary Science Expo (Online), Expo Finalists ONLY
Apr 27 DEADLINE: Student Registration CLOSES for Elementary Science Expo, Expo Finalists ONLY
May 01 DEADLINE: Affiliation/Registration Fees for Elementary Science Expo (by U.S. Mail), School Fair Directors
May 12 14th Annual Elementary Science Expo (FSW’s Suncoast Credit Union Arena)
May 13-18 Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (Los Angeles, CA), Intel ISEF Finalists
Jun 13 2018 Broadcom MASTERS Application CLOSES

Revised 08/16/2017