Students & Teachers

2024 Science Fair Timeline

 ISEF Paperwork Deadline   2024 Information Coming Soon
 Science Fair Registration Opens   January 5, 2024
 Science Fair Registration Closed (Fee/Permission Form Due)*   February 9, 2024 by 4PM
 Project Poster and Report Must be Complete/Dropped Off at VCOE   March 20, 2024 | 12PM - 5PM
 Science Fair Public Viewing Day   March 21, 2024 | 8AM - 5PM
 Science Fair Event Day (Interview and Judging)   March 22, 2024 | 9AM - 12:30PM




Welcome Future Scientists and Engineers!

For information about the Ventura County Science Fair, please contact Andrea Rubin at or Jennifer Gorin at 

Do you ask yourself, 'Why' and 'How'? Do you like to take things apart to see how they work? Want to learn how to get the answers you seek?

By participating in Science Fair, you will learn the scientific and engineering processes used to answer the questions you have and solve the problems that you are interested in. You will use mathematics, biology, physics, chemistry, etc... and have so much fun doing it, you won't even realize your learning! Best of all, you get to choose the question or problem that you want to work on.

I invite you to become part of a program that will provide you with the tools and processes to look at the world in a completely different way. I invite you to have a lot of fun while learning something amazing about the world and yourself.


International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) Eligibility

Students that would like to be eligible for the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) after competing in the Ventura County Regional Science Fair must do the following before beginning their project:

  1. Review the ISEF Rules and Guidelines here:
  2. Complete the Society for Science Rules Wizard here:

Science Fair Rulebook - 2024 Info Coming Soon

2024 Permission Form - English

2024 Permission Form - Spanish

Sample Science Poster

Sample Engineer Poster


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 3. Complete all forms listed in the Rules Wizard Summary with appropriate signatures and approvals. Sample Forms here: 

 4. For projects that require review by an SRC/IRB prior to beginning, please contact Andrea Rubin at:

  • (805) 437-1501