Central Oklahoma Regional Science and Engineering Fair

Hello and Welcome to the 2019 Central Regional Science Fair.

2019 Central Regional Science Fair Winners.

Please use this link 2019 Science Fair Registration to register your students.
The password is the same as last year. If you need the password please contact:
Dr. Beth Allan at eallan@uco.edu

Once you have your students registered please send their completed forms to:
Science Fair
University of Central Oklahoma
Box 89
Edmond, OK 73034

2019 Entry Information

  • First and Second Place Winners in Division I are eligible for State Competition.
  • First Place Winners in Division II are eligible for State Competition

Inclement Weather Policy

Should there be a significant ice or snow event, the UCO Central Oklahoma Regional Science and Engineering Fair will be canceled if Edmond Public Schools cancel school the day of the fair.
If the UCO Science and Engineering fair is canceled due to weather, then the projects will be judged using the research plan and abstract. Winners will be announced via the website and awards will be sent to each students school. If the UCO Science and Engineering Fair is canceled, the awards ceremony will also be canceled.
Please share this information with your students and their parents/guardians so they can be prepared in the unlikely event we have bad weather the day of the fair.

NOTE: Please be sure to send completed research plans and abstracts. If there is a weather cancellation, we will use the abstracts and research plans to determine the category winners.

 

Important Dates:

October 2018

Each school establishes its own Scientific Review Committee (SRC) and Institutional Review Board (IRB) to evaluate projects. See ISEF rulebook for how to establish these committees.

October 31, 2018

Deadline for sending names of local SRC and IRB to the Central Oklahoma Regional Science and Engineering Fair Committee.

January 2018

Please make every effort to hold your local and district science fairs no later than the middle of January. If this is not possible please contact Dr. Elizabeth Allan, Director, Central Oklahoma Regional Science and Engineering Fair at (405) 974-9775 or eallan@uco.edu

February 1, 2019

Deadline for all science fair projects and forms for review by the Central Oklahoma Regional Science and Engineering fair SRC/IRB Committee. If at all possible, please send your student participant’s paperwork earlier. Please send copies of the student’s application with other necessary forms and keep the original. If a student qualifies for the State Science & Engineering Fair or the International Science & Engineering, the Fair Director will need to sign the original. Please make sure that students either type or print on the forms so that they will legible.

This will allow time for you to respond to comments, questions, concerns, etc. from the Central Oklahoma Regional Science and Engineering Fair SRC.

Paperwork received after February 1st WILL NOT be accepted as they will not be able to be reviewed by the UCO SRC/IRB.

February 6, 2019

The Central Oklahoma Regional Science and Engineering Science Review Committee (SRC) and/or Institutional Review Board (IRB) will meet to review EVERY APPLICATION to make sure they are completed correctly and that rules have been followed.

February 11, 2019

Student applications which need corrections will be returned to the teachers for distribution to students to make changes. All changes will be brought with the students the day of the fair.

February 26, 2019

Central Oklahoma Regional Science & Engineering Fair

8:00 to 9:00 a.m.  Set up in the Nigh University Center Ballroom (3rd floor)
9:00 to 12:00 p.m Sixth Grade Judging
7-12th graders will be taken on tours and have activities in the College of
Mathematics and Science
12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Lunch
Sixth Grade Judging will be completed and students will be released.
1:00 to 5 p.m.        7th – 12th Grade Judging

Parents and Teachers, please park in the UCO Visitor Parking Lot east of the Nigh University Center. There is a small charge for parking.

February 27, 2019

Names of WINNERS will be posted here after 1:00 p.m. Please visit our website for the list.

February 28, 2019

Awards Ceremony at Constitution Hall in the University Center, University of Central Oklahoma at 6:00pm. Parents and teachers, please park in the UCO Visitor Parking Lot east of the Nigh University Center. There is a small charge for parking.

March 2019

Oklahoma State Science Fair
Oklahoma State University
March 28, 29, and 30, 2019

May 2019

International Science Fair
Phoenix, AZ
May 12th-17th, 2019

Please let us know if you have any questions or if we can help in any way.

 

Resources:

Letter to teachers

SRC/IRB Form

INTEL CATEGORIES

View a list of the 2018 winners

OSSEF Judging Criteria (2019)

2019 Judging Score Sheet

Please note: The 2019 Entry Fee will be $20.

Dr. Beth Allan
Central Oklahoma Regional Science and Engineering Fair
c/o University of Central Oklahoma
College of Math and Science
100 North University Drive
Edmond, OK 73034-5209