Key Dates

Please review the information in the 2017 State Science & Engineering Fair of Florida Rules Supplement  and 2017 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 24   5:30 pm Edison Fairs Steering Committee Meeting (LCPEC), TAERSIF Steering Committee Members
Aug 26   8:30 am Florida SSEF Workshop (Orlando), RSEF Director
Sep 2016 School Registration OPENS for ALL Edison Fairs: Science, Inventors, & Expo (Online), School Fair Directors
Sep 21    5:30 pm Science & Inventors Fairs “Kick-Off” Orientation (LCPEC), School Fair Directors
Sep 28    5:30 pm Edison Fairs Steering Committee Meeting (LCPEC), TAERSIF Steering Committee Members
Oct 26    5:30 pm Edison Fairs Steering Committee Meeting (LCPEC), TAERSIF Steering Committee Members
Nov 01 DEADLINE: School Registration CLOSES (Online), School Fair Directors
Nov 07  School-based SRC/IRB Survey OPENS (Online), School Fair Directors
Nov 14   5:00 pm Science Fair Paperwork Help Session #1 (LCPEC), School Fair Directors
Nov 16   5:30 pm Edison Fairs Steering Committee Meeting (LCPEC), TAERSIF Steering Committee Members
Nov 28 Student Registration OPENS for Science & Inventors Fairs (Online), Regional Finalists ONLY
Dec 8     5:00 pm Science Fair Paperwork Help Session #2 (LCPEC), School Fair Directors
Dec 14   5:30 pm Edison Fairs Steering Committee Meeting (LCPEC), TAERSIF Steering Committee Members
HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!        HAPPY NEW YEAR !!!        HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!        HAPPY NEW YEAR !!!
Jan 13 DEADLINE: ONLINE Student Registration CLOSES for Science Fair (Online), Regional Finalists
Jan 13 DEADLINE: Science Fair Paperwork (LCPEC Drop Box), Regional Finalists & School Fair Directors
Jan 18    5:00 pm Regional SRC Paperwork Review (LCPEC), School Fair Directors
Jan 18 DEADLINE: ONLINE Student Registration CLOSES for Inventors Fair (Online), Regional Finalists
Jan 20 DEADLINE: Affiliation/Registration Fees for Science & Inventors Fairs (by U.S. Mail), School Fair Directors
Jan 20    8:00 am Regional SRC (FGCU), RSEF Director & Regional SRC Team
Jan 23 Science Fair SRC Status (E-mail), Regional Finalists & School Fair Directors
Jan 25 5:30 pm Edison Fairs Steering Committee Meeting (LCPEC), TAERSIF Steering Committee Members
Feb 03   (TBA) Final Regional SRC (FGCU’s Alico Arena), Regional Finalists
Feb 03    (TBA) Regional Science & Engineering Fair Set-Up (FGCU’s Alico Arena), Regional Finalists
Feb 03    (TBA) Regional Inventors Fair Set-Up (FCGU’s Alico Arena), Regional Finalists
Feb 04    8:00 am 60th Annual Thomas Alva Edison Kiwanis Regional Science & Engineering Fair (FGCU’s Alico Arena)
30th Annual Thomas A. Edison Festival of Light Regional Inventors Fair (FGCU’s Alico Arena)
Feb 06    7:00 pm Regional Inventors Fair Awards Program (Edison Park Elementary, Fort Myers), ALL
Feb 15    7:00 pm Regional Science & Engineering Fair Awards Program (FGCU’s Alico Arena), ALL
Feb 22   5:30 pm Edison Fairs Steering Committee Meeting (LCPEC), TAERSIF Steering Committee Members
Mar 22   5:30 pm Edison Fairs Steering Committee Meeting (LCPEC), TAERSIF Steering Committee Members
Mar 28-30 62nd Annual State Science & Engineering Fair of Florida (Lakeland, FL), State Finalists
Apr 26    5:30 pm Edison Fairs Steering Committee Meeting (LCPEC), TAERSIF Steering Committee Members
Apr 28 DEADLINE: Registration Fees for Elementary Science Expo (by U.S. Mail), School Fair Directors
May 2017 Student Registration OPENS for Elementary Science Expo (Online), Regional Finalists ONLY
May 2017 13th Annual Elementary Science Expo (Site: TBD), Expo Finalists & School Fair Directors
May 14-19 Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (Los Angeles, CA), Intel ISEF Finalists
May 25   5:30 pm Edison Fairs Steering Committee Meeting (LCPEC), TAERSIF Steering Committee Members
Jun 22    5:30 pm Edison Fairs Steering Committee Meeting (LCPEC), TAERSIF Steering Committee Members