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Montana Tech Regional Science & Engineering Fair


Science Fair Dates

Division I – High School Science Fair – Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Division II – Middle School Science Fair – Tuesday, March 2, 2021

The deadlines for registering/completing paperwork are;

Division I Science Fair – 12 pm Monday, February 22, 2021.

Division II Science Fair – 12 pm Monday, February 22, 2021.

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:

ISEF Abstract

Checklist for Adult Sponsor

Approval Forms (1A and 1B) with attached Research Plan / Project Summary

Any other (original and signed) applicable research forms.

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 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 SRC Chairperson, and they will direct you to the appropriate specialist or scientist.


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 Opportunities
1300 West Park
Butte, MT 59701