South Florida Regional Science and Engineering Fair
Please make sure your school is signed-up to receive emails related to the South Florida Regional Science and Engineering Fair (SFRSEF) and the Miami-Dade STEM Expo.
General Rules and Regulations
The SFRSEF abides by the rules and guidelines of the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) and the State Science and Engineering Fair of Florida (SSEF).
In order to participate in the SFRSEF, students must be sponsored by their school.
Changes and modifications to the 63rd Annual South Florida Science and Engineering Fair:
M-DCPS Science Fair Rules (ISEF Rules and Guidelines):
It is necessary to complete the online registration and submit all the Safety forms in order to participate in the Regional science fair.The three competitions of the SFRSEF are:
Bridge (Max. 5 per school)
1. Complete all the necessary forms per project
Safety Documentation needed to participate in the South Florida Regional Science and Engineering Fair:
2. Complete the Online Registration
Private schools, please contact Mr. Sebastian Oddone (email@example.com) to receive the registration link via email
3. Deliver the Registration Packet
I. Place each project safety documentation in a plain file folder (do not use staples)
II. Write the student name on the file folder tab (please do not write on the rest of the flder)
III. Include the following safety forms in the following order:
Please bring Registration Packet to:
South Florida Science and Engineering Fair competition outline:
Round 1 – SRC/IRB
Project status notifications of Qualified, Disqualified, or Pending will be sent to Fair Coordinators and student participants through the emails provided in the registration beginning January 9th.
Description of the notifications:
Qualified (OK): Means the project has passed the Fair SRC/IRB review and can be checked in on February 3rd at the Science Complex – MDC North. Make sure the abstract is completed electronically and that the signature is dated after the end date of the experimentation. Please bring 5 completed copies of the abstract forms found above.
Disqualified (DQ): Means that the project has been disqualified due to procedural errors that cannot be corrected and will not be able to participate at the fair (final round). There is nothing else that needs to be done for these projects.
Pending (P): Means that the project has been reviewed but has minor inconsistencies that must be remedied during the check- in process (February 3, 2017). Please read the comments carefully and follow the rules and regulations. Bring copies of all the submitted forms, and include new forms appropriately completed and signed as described in the comments to save time during the check in process. Failure to provide the appropriate documentation/correct date/correct signature/etc., during the check-in process will result in the disqualification of the project.
All disqualified projects will not be able to present at the Regional Science and Engineering Fair on February 4, 2017.
Documents to help you complete the registration forms and preparation of the Project Display:
Please visit the following websites for additional information:
The State Science and Engineering Fair of Florida (SSEF) and the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF)
Participation in the SSEF and ISEF can only occur through the selection process in the Regional Fair. Participating Regional Fair students in Middle and High Schools are eligible to be considered for the SSEF; only High school students are able to participate in the ISEF.
In order to be considered for the SSEF, the SSEF Entry form must be completed and turned in with the Registration Packet.
Please note that the Project Board space for the SSEF and ISEF competitions are exactly what is described in the ISEF Rules and Regulations.