Welcome to the SSTFI


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The State Science + Technology Fair of Iowa is OPEN to ANY student (grades 6 - 12) residing in or attending school (public, private, parochial and home school) in the state of Iowa.  At this time there is NO qualifer fair (local, conference, district or Regional) required for participation!


News Updates

2015.3.31 - 2015 Results Posted!

2015.3.17 - Tour and Workshop REGISTRATION is available!

2015.2.16 - 2015 Schedule of Events 

2015.2.12 - Project Registration for Students is now OPEN!

2014.10.13 - Reimagined - Reengineered Save the Date Relaunch Announcement

2014.10.13 - Find your 2015 SRC FORMS HERE!

2014.03.30 - AWARD RESULTS posted!

2014.03.27 - Get our Event Program App for Mobile Devices!
Download Grupio app
Search for sstfi in the app search
Select our Event 

2014.03.18 - SSTFI STEM Night Schedule of Events @ Ames High School - General Public WELCOME!

2014.03.03 - Event Schedule 


2013.12.10 - Fall Update Newletter Posted! 

2013.4.10 - 2013 Awards List Now Available!

2013.2.12 - ALL Online Registrations are now LIVE!  

2013.02.08 - All Call for Judges!! Please sign up to be a judge - Judge's Registration

2013.02.08 - Ready to sponsor a Special Award?  Go here: Special Award Sponsorship Form

2012.09.19 - Check out the Iowa Junior Academy of Science STARR Student Research Grants!  Whether looking for monies to complete a project or just looking for some good feedback on your research proposal this is a great resource. Due in November.

2012.09.19 - Looking for Regional Fair Information - Click Here!  Includes link to EISEF and NEW! 2013 Entry Book for WISEF.

2012.09.07 - We are STEM Scale-up grant recipient!  Application Deadline to be a part of our program is September 14th!  Go to: www.IowaSTEM.gov

2012.09.07 - ALUMNI - Alumnus Profile availablePlease fill this out and help us broaden our alumni network!  Also, be sure to like us on Facebook!

2012.05.12 - College bound this year?  If you have scholarships to claim they should be sent to speake@iastate.edu in JULY!

2011.02.18 -- For the most updated News & Updates be sure to check the SSTFI Blog at: http://sstfi.blogspot.com/

Items of Interest

Check out the Iowa Energy Center Youth and Energy Scholarship Video 2013 and Video 2014 at the SSTFI



2015 Photos available for viewing and purchase at Click! Photography

Click on the "Clients/Links" tab, open the SSTFI 2015 link and enter password: science2015

This site will close on June 12th!



SSTFI Supporters:  Do you have a program you would like advertised?  Please send info to aspence@iastate.edu

2015 Public Viewing Dates & Times

NOTICE:  The SSTFI is going through a major remodel for 2015!

See RELAUNCH ANNOUNCEMENT here: sstfi.blogspot.com/2014/10/save-date-for-reengineered-sstfi.html

These are Public Viewing Hours ONLY - Student and Judging Schedules will be upated on the Fair Schedule Page!

The SSTFI has been split into (2) two separate yet simultaneously run events.  
There will be a Junior High Event and a Senior High Event
-The Iowa FFA Agriscience Fair will be run in conjunction with the Senior High Event (even for the Junior High projects) 

Thursday, March 26 (Public Viewing Hours):
2:00 - 6:00 PM - Senior High and Iowa FFA Agriscience Fair Projects
6:30 - 8:00 PM - Senior High and Iowa FFA Agriscience Fair Award Ceremony 

Friday, March 27  (Public Viewing Hours):
9:00 am - 6:00 pm Top Senior High Finalists & Junior High Projects
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Junior High Award Ceremony 


Fair Locations:
Iowa State Center
Iowa State University, Ames
Hilton Coliseum (All Grades)