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Welcome to the 62nd Annual Southwestern Energy Arkansas State Science and Engineering Fair! The State Science and Engineering Fair is held every spring at the University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR, and is affiliated with the Society for Science and the Public’s International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). The State Science and Engineering Fair is open to students in grades 9-12 who have finished in the top 4 places in their respective categories at one of Arkansas’ regional ISEF-affiliated science fairs.

State Science Fair Location and Time:

The State Science Fair competition will be held in the Farris Center, UCA, on March 30 – March 31, 2018 (refer to the link on the right for a full schedule of events). The recognition banquet for State Fair attendees will at the Student Center Ballroom at 6:30 p.m., Friday, March 30. The awards ceremony will be held at Ida Waldron Auditorium, Old Main Hall, on Saturday, March 31, at 3:30 p.m. (Refer to the link on the right for a campus map).


Mail hard copies of all registration materials and required ISEF forms to Dr. Bland at the address found on the online registration page by March 16. Official forms may be hand-delivered to the SRC meeting on March 24. Otherwise, all required forms must be mailed with the registration materials.

T-shirt Design Competition:

Don’t forget to send in your t-shirt design to by March 16. Your design could be the one on the 2018 science fair t-shirts!



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Contact Information:
Dr. Mark Bland, Director
Southwestern Energy Arkansas Science & Engineering Fair
Department of Biology
Lewis Science Center, 176D
University of Central Arkansas
Conway, Arkansas 72035-0001