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Montana Tech Regional Science & Engineering Fair


Division I Fair - Thursday, March 5, 2020

Division II Fair - Thursday, March 12, 2020

The deadline for registering/completing paperwork for BOTH Science Fairs is noon on Friday, February 28, 2020.

DIVISION I (Grades 9-12)

Students participating in our fair must bring the following completed forms with them regardless of what they are conducting research on:

COPIES of all applicable forms should be attached to their entry forms. Do not mail original forms to any fair, including ISEF.

DIVISION II (Grades 5-8)

Students must include a COPY of the one page Research Plan form (including in this mailing) with the State Fair application. Bring ORIGINALS to the fair.

Rules and Regulations

Rules and Regulations will be enforced for Division I only, but rules pertaining to items prohibited for display are applicable to BOTH DIVISIONS. Nothing can be displayed which is unsafe or visually offensive. Junior High, 5th and 6th graders - please refer to the Display and Safety Regulations for Division II.

Protocols for all research experimentation, DNA and Pathological Agents, and Controlled Substances must be approved by OUR Scientific Review Committee (SRC) and/or Institutional Review Board (IRB), or by a local SRC and/or IRB as per the rules and regulations outlined by ISEF, prior to the beginning of research. Also, please note that ALL projects, including paperwork, will be checked by our SRC and IRB prior to competition. If any questions arise concerning project approval, contact the Montana Tech Science and Engineering Fair Committee Chair, Dr. Arlene Alvarado, and she will direct you to the appropriate specialist or scientist. INDIVIDUALS SEEKING APPROVAL AFTER PROJECTS HAVE BEGUN MAY BE DISQUALIFIED.

Please forward your research forms to, as required, to the SRC at the following address as soon as possible:

Scientific Review Committee
Montana Tech Science and Engineering Fair
Institute for Educational Opportunitites
1300 West Park
Butte, MT 59701