General Information



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Dates & Locations

Student Entry Procedures

Registration Information

Late Fee Information

SSTFI Statistics & Annual Report

SSTFI Disclaimer

SSTFI Ethics Statement

 

2015 Dates and location of Science Fair

When:
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC (this is not a student schedule this is for public viewing hours):

Project Viewing
Thursday, March 26: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm Senior High & Iowa FFA Agriscience Fair Projects
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Senior High & Iowa FFA Agriscience Fair Award Ceremony 


Friday, March 27: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Junior High Projects & Top Senior High Projects
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Junior High Award Ceremony

Where:
Hilton Coliseum (Iowa State Center)

Corner of Lincoln Way & University (formerly: Elwood Drive)
Ames, Iowa

Click Here for map
Hosted by: Iowa State University

State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa Disclaimer: The State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa projects and participants are required to follow the rules, guidelines, SRC procedure, and size limitations of the State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa which follows all rules, guidelines, SRC procedure, and size limitations of the INTEL International Science and Engineering Fair. These rules, guidelines, SRC procedure, and size limitations serve to promote the ethical principles of scientific research; insure the safety of participants, officials and guests; and to maintain the fair as a properly maintained and organized science fair according to international standards. A breech of these rules, guidelines, SRC procedure, and size limitation will DISQUALIFY the project from PARTICIPATION.

Ethics Statement: Scientific fraud and misconduct are not condoned at any level of research or competition. Plagiarism, use or presentation of other researcher's work as one's own and fabrication or falsification of data will not be tolerated. Fraudulent projects will fail to qualify for competition in affiliated fairs or the ISEF.

STUDENT ENTRY PROCEDURES

Project Registration to participate is to be completed ONLINE
Download:  Student On-line Registration Instructions

IN ADDITION
Students must e-mail (must be in pdf format), mail, fax or hand deliver the following items:

 

For a handy checklist/reference on submitting papers/forms download the Entry Checklist

All Paperwork DUE:
Received {e-mail (pdf only), post, fax or hand delivery}: Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Overnight Mail is completely acceptable - just be sure you know your Postal Services submission time for making the overnight deadline!

YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO SUBMIT YOUR FORMS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE!

Please direct ALL SRC paperwork, other required forms, questions, comments, or concerns to:

Andrea Spencer, Fair Director
3630 Extension and 4-H Youth Building, ISU
Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa 50011-3630

E-mail: aspence@iastate.edu
Phone: 515-460-5559
FAX: 515-294-4443

LATE REGISTRATIONS

 VERY IMPORTANT!

NO ENTRIES will be accepted after March 3rd (11:59 pm CST)!

The new change allows for up to 500 Senior High projects AND up to 500 Junior High Projects.  At this time this should allow ALL entries to be accepted as long as they meet the registration and Scientific Review Committee requirements.

NO ENTRIES ACCEPTED AFTER MARCH 3rd (11:59 pm CST)

Interesting statistics from the 2014 Science Fair:

 

The SSTFI is affiliated with the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair, the world's premier pre-collegiate science fair. The SSTFI is open to any student in the state of Iowa in grades six through twelve. During the event nearly 500 student research projects presented by nearly 600 students are judged on the following criteria: creative ability, scientific thought or technology goals, research thoroughness, technical skill, clarity and dramatic value in the oral presentation.

The event culminates with the Grand Award Ceremony where over $70,000 in scholarships and prizes provided by generous Iowa sponsors are awarded to Iowa students for their excellence in research. In addition trips to the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair are awarded to the top two individuals, the top team project and their teachers.

State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa Disclaimer: The State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa projects and participants are required to follow the rules, guidelines, SRC procedure, and size limitations of the State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa which follows all rules, guidelines, SRC procedure, and size limitations of the INTEL International Science and Engineering Fair. These rules, guidelines, SRC procedure, and size limitations serve to promote the ethical principles of scientific research; insure the safety of participants, officials and guests; and to maintain the fair as a properly maintained and organized science fair according to international standards. A breech of these rules, guidelines, SRC procedure, and size limitation will DISQUALIFY the project from PARTICIPATION.

Ethics Statement: Scientific fraud and misconduct are not condoned at any level of research or competition. Plagiarism, use or presentation of other researcher's work as one's own and fabrication or falsification of data will not be tolerated. Fraudulent projects will fail to qualify for competition in affiliated fairs or the ISEF.