Santa Barbara County Science and Engineering Fair
Event Registration & Scoring System
The Santa Barbara County Science & Engineering Fair is open to all students in 7th through 12th grade residing in Santa Barbara County or attending any public or private school in Santa Barbara County. Home-schooled students between ages of 12 and 18 are also welcome to participate. Students compete for over $4,000 in prizes and may qualify to advance to the California Science and Engineering Fair or the Broadcom MASTERS science and engineering competition.
What is a Science Fair?
A few years ago, the Santa Barbara County Education Office produced a video describing the different ways to participate in the Fair. If you are considering competing or volunteering, this video may help answer your initial questions.
2021 Fair Information
The 2021 Science and Engineering Fair will be an online event held on March 12, 2021. Go to our main web site for and introductory video and more information regarding project requirements, presentations, judging, and past winners.