Central Oklahoma Regional Science and Engineering Fair

Good morning and Welcome to the 2017-2018 Central Regional Science Fair. Please use this link 2018 Science Fair Registration to register your students. 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

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

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

Inclement Weather Policy
We are implementing the following 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.

View a list of the 2017 winners

INTEL CATEGORIES

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, 2017

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

January 2018

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 2018

February 1st, 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 7th

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 11th

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 26th Central Oklahoma Regional Science & Engineering Fair

The schedule for the day of the fair is:

8:00 to 9:00 a.m. Set up in the Nigh University Center Ballroom (3rd floor)

9:00 to 12 a.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 27th

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

February 28th

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 12th-17th 2019

International Science Fair Phoenix, AZ

Resources

Letter to teachers

SRC/IRB Form

The password is the same as last year. If you need the password please contact
Dr. Beth Allan at eallan@uco.edu

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