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Science & Engineering Fair

beaker2021 Synopsys Alameda County Science & Engineering Fair is going virtual!

2021 Fair Flyer

Important Notes:

  • Open to ALL grade 6-12 students from Alameda County Schools or home schools. 

  • Fremont Unified will not hold a district-wide or site-based science fair this year. Students who wish to complete a science or engineering project will work directly with ACSEF.

  • Student projects must follow the ACSEF rules, eligibility criteria, and ACSEF procedures to be eligible for participation at ACSEF. 

  • General eligibility rules including Minimum Quality Standards. and Projects to Avoid in Section 2 of the 2021 ACSEF Handbook.

  • Please review Section 1 of the 2021 ACSEF Handbook.for changes to the fair for 2021.

Guidelines and Steps to Participate:

Step 1 - Students determine if their type of project belongs to the Early Group or Regular Group. See Section 3 of the 2021 ACSEF Handbook 

Step 2 - Students or teams submit project proposal to ACSEF: 

Early Group submission window August 26 - Nov. 1, 2020.   

Regular Group submission window Nov. 26, 2020 - January 15, 2021.

Step 3 - When the project proposal is accepted by ACSEF we will send the students the links to the application paperwork.

Step 4 - Students send a pdf file of completed paperwork to ACSEF at

Step 5 - Once paperwork has been received and accuracy/completion verified, ACSEF will send students an email with ACSEF OFFICIAL Registration Guide and secure fair registration link