Registration Details

  • The registration fee is $25 per school  for the virtual Science & engineering fair on May 1st, 2021. 

  • Each school should have registered 2 volunteer Judges/10 students. Volunteers Judges can signup on the volunteer Judges form on the homepage. 

  • Please indicate how many students you would like to send and their grade levels. This does not guarantee any spots.  

  • Registration closes on April 18th, 2021    

  • After registration closes, registered schools will be informed about the number of students who can participate.

Information for School  Participation:

The NVSE Fair, formerly the Fairfax County Elementary and Middle School Fair, is in its 7th year. The event encompasses elementary and middle schools in Washington, DC, Loudoun, and Fairfax. Elementary schools in Arlington County, Prince William, and Manassas are encouraged to participate.


However, Middle school students participating in the Northern Virginia Regional Science and Engineering Fair (Falls Church, Arlington, Alexandria) and the Prince William-Manassas Science Fair are ineligible for this competition.

Projects submissions:

 A total of 10 submissions/school can be submitted, which include:

  • 5 Life and Earth Sciences

  • 5 Physical Science and Engineering an

  • Projects format:

  • Grades 1-5 ( poster entry )

  • Grades 6-8 ( poster and up to 3 minutes video entry)