Northeast Indiana
Regional Science and Engineering Fair

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Thank you to our 2018 Fair Sponsors


BAE Systems

The Ford Family


Huntington University

2017 Fair sponsors!


Feb 2, 2018
We are proud to announce that BAE Systems has joined the NEIRSEF sponsorship family at the Visionary level! BAE Systems will be making a general donation to support the fair as well as funding a new award for teachers. Details to come. Welcome to our new sponsor!

Jan 26, 2018
NEW! School fairs in need of judges can submit their dates and contact info to be added to our Fair Judging Exchange. If you are interested in judging a school fair, click on the link above to find out where you might be needed.

Oct 12, 2017
School fairs in grades 4-8 may now submit an alternate in addition to their allotted spots. See the "For Teachers" for more information.

Important Dates for 2018 fair

August 28, 2017
- Teacher Registration opens. Register at
- SRC Pre-Experimentation Review opens.
   (Senior Division only) For projects that involve human subjects and animals

January 19, 2018
- Deadline for SRC Pre-Experimentation Review.
   (Senior Division only) For projects that involve human subjects and animals

February 16, 2018
- Teacher Registration deadline
- Student project registration deadline
 Register only the students who are advancing to NEIRSEF
   (All Divisions) On the SEFI web site, include: address, phone, grade, date of birth, project title, and category.
   Check the box to indicate whether your display needs electricity. Gender and ethnicity is optional but requested.

   (Junior Division - 6th-8th) In addition to the items above, complete the research plan and abstract
   (Senior Division) Complete the research plan and abstract and the appropriate ISEF forms. Contact us for help.

February 23, 2018
- Deadline for payment of Fair project registration fees. See "For Teachers" for details.

March 3, 2018
- Date of the 2018 Regional Fair (NEIRSEF)

March 24, 2018
- Hoosier Science and Engineering Fair, Indianapolis, IN

May 13-18, 2018
- Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, Pittsburgh, PA

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Link to the 2017 Fair web site

Celebrating 63 years in 2018