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2018 NC Region 5 Science & Engineering Fair Offical Web Site

NC Region 5 Science & Engineering Fair will be held on February 17, 2018 at

Triad Math and Science Academy  

700 Creek Ridge Rd. Greensboro, NC 27406 

Phone #: 336 621 0061

Region 5 Director Dr. Guray Taysever

Registration opens on Dec 1,2017, 

Deadline to register is Feb 9, 2018

Please use the link to register

 Fair volunteers and judges can register from this website under the call for judges link. 

 If a student does NOT have a prequalifying fair, the student must have a teacher from their school to sponsor and register them. Region 5 accepting projects by first come first serve basis in the case



Elementary – Grades 3-5

Junior — Grades 6-8 

Senior – Grades 9-12


Elementary Categories

Projects are not divided into categories. Elementary Projects will be judged with outstanding projects receiving an "Exemplary Project" plaque. Elementary projects can have from one to three students per projects. A maximum of eight projects from each of the eight regional fairs may be entered at the elementary level from grades 3 through 5.

 Junior and Senior Categories

Categories are: 

v  Biological Science A

v  Biological Science B

v  Chemistry

v  Earth/Environmental Science,

v  Physics and Mathematics

v  Technology

v  Engineering.

From one to three students can work on a single project. Each Regional Fair can nominate two entries from each of the seven categories for the state level NC Science and Engineering Fair.

 Category Descriptions

 Great care should be taken in selecting the category for competition that best matches the project. The following descriptions should be of assistance in making the most appropriate decisions. Download a complete list of topics in each category and see detailed descriptions of the ISEF categories on the ISEF web site.  All Elementary students are in a single category - Elementary.

Biological Science A

  • Animal Sciences
  • Plant Sciences
  • Microbiology

Biological Science B

  • Behavioral and Social Sciences
  • Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
  • Cellular & Molecular Biology
  • Biomedical and Health Sciences


  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry

Earth & Environmental Sciences

  • Earth & Environmental Sciences
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Energy: Chemical and Physical

Physics & Mathematics

  • Physics
  • Astronomy
  • Mathematics


  • Computational Biology & Bioinformatics
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Material Science


  • Embedded Systems
  • Robotics & Intelligent Machines
  • Systems Software