Northeast Indiana
Regional Science and Engineering Fair

Serving students in Allen, Whitley, Miami, Adams, Kosciusko, Huntington, Wells, and Wabash Counties

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Thank you to our Regional Fair sponsors!


AQUA Indiana

The Ford Family


Huntington University

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March 7, 2020

Congratulations to our Regional fair winners! Download the full results here or go to the Past Results button to the left.

Several images have been posted on our Twitter site (@NEIRSEF). More will be posted to the Photos link on this page soon!

January 3, 2020

Fair registration is open! We are looking forward to hosting your student researchers on campus in two months. Please email the director at with any questions you have in regards to the Fair.

January 17 is the Pre-Experimentation Review deadline for high school projects ONLY. Middle school and elementary school projects (grades 4-8) are not subject to pre-review - see the Junior rules book for more information.

Important Dates for 2020 fair

August 26, 2019
- Teacher Registration opens. Register at
- SRC Pre-Experimentation Review opens.
   (Senior Division only) For projects that involve human subjects and animals

October 5, 2019
- Teacher Workshop for all division levels. 9:00am to noon.

January 17, 2020
- Deadline for SRC Pre-Experimentation Review.
   (Senior Division only) For projects that involve human subjects and animals

February 21, 2020
- Teacher Registration deadline
- Student project registration deadline
 Register only the students who are advancing to NEIRSEF
   (All Divisions) On the SEFI web site, include: address, phone, grade, date of birth, project title, and category.
   Check the box to indicate whether your display needs electricity. Gender and ethnicity is optional but requested.

   (Junior Division - 6th-8th) In addition to the items above, complete the research plan and abstract
   (Senior Division) Complete the research plan and abstract and the appropriate ISEF forms. Contact us for help.

February 26, 2020
- Deadline for payment of Fair project registration fees. See "For Teachers" for details.

March 7, 2020
- Date of the 2019 Regional Fair (NEIRSEF)

March 28, 2020
- Hoosier Science and Engineering Fair, Indianapolis, IN

May 10-15, 2020
- Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, Anaheim, CA

Past Announcements

August 16, 2019

Register for the Teacher Workshop!!!

Saturday, October 5, 2019
Purdue University Fort Wayne
Science Building 185
9:00am to noon

Register for free at

July 22, 2019

Save the Date!!! Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 9am to noon we will have a Teacher workshop. Dr. Perkins Coppola will share several resources for student science and engineering projects, reveal how to set up a local IRB for social science projects, and help you cut through the red tape of paperwork for registration. PGPs available.

If you have high school students interested in doing research, please let Dr. Perkins Coppola know ASAP. A group is forming to analyze data from variable stars and discover exoplanets, and there is room for 2-3 students to join in the fun!

2018-2019 Announcements




NEIRSEF - Celebrating 65 years in 2020

Purdue University Fort Wayne