Indian River Regional Science & Engineering Fair Program

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2016 IRRSEF Saturday, January 30, 2016 - Gifford Middle School

The Indian River Regional Science and Engineering Fair (IRRSEF) Program is comprehensive and open to all students grades K-12 in public, private, parochial, charter and home-schools. Prior to the establishment of the IRRSEF, students from Indian River County traveled to Brevard County to compete along with students in Brevard. The IRRSEF was the first endeavor of the Education Foundation, and remains its signature program.
Program Services:
  1. Provides training opportunities for educators in the area of science.
  2. Provides outreach programs to teach students and parents how to conduct a successful science fair project.
  3. Provides opportunities for awards and scholarships for students.
  4. Provides a regional forum for scientific achievement, as well as, opportunities to compete at state and international levels.
This program has been highly successful in the following ways:
  1. Science research projects resulting from the IRRSEF have brought thousands of dollars in scholarship opportunities to our students.
  2. This program encourages participation from the citizens of Indian River County as judges and mentors.
  3. The program has been beneficial to teachers. Meetings and workshops offer professional development.
  4. The program offers mini-science seminars for students, parents and teachers.

The Education Foundation partners with the School District of Indian River County presenting this regional level of competition for the students of Indian River County. George E. Warren Corporation, Quail Valley Charities, Wells Fargo, Publix Super Market Charities, Toyota - Kia of Vero Beach and Piper Aircraft Corporation are major underwriters of this program.

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Electronic Data Form for School Submissions - Due 12/17/2015

Please Note: Information must be typed using appropriate upper and lower case letters. This information will be used for the printing of nametags, forms and the event program. Due to printing deadlines, we cannot accept changes to the electronic forms after 12/17/2015. Kindly double check your spreadsheets before submitting prior to the deadline.
*Please note that team projects will compete in their designated topical category. There is no longer a separate category for team projects at the 6th -12th grade levels.
*Please pay special attention to selecting the appropriate abbreviation of your school's name.

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2016 Indian River Regional Science & Engineering Fair

The 2016 Science Fair will take place on Saturday, January 30th beginning at 9:00 am. Elementary Division Awards Ceremony (grades K - 5) will be held on Sunday, January 31, 2016 from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm.  Secondary Division Awards Ceremony (grades 6 - 12) will be held on Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 6:00 pm.

Click on the Programs button to left of the homepage then click on the Science Fair tab for more information and forms.

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