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Science and Engineering Fair

McCormack Hall, Solano County Fairgrounds
900 Fairgrounds Drive, Vallejo, CA 94589
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 || 4:00 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.

The Science and Engineering Fair is a competition based on the quality of scientific projects developed by students in Solano County, the results of which are presented through exhibits at the fair. The objective of fair are to stimulate an active student interest in science and to give public recognition to these talented students for the scientific work they have done. Qualifying students from this fair will be eligible to enter the California State Science and Engineering Fair, held at the California Science Center in Los Angeles on April 20-21, 2020.

Who may enter?
Any student enrolled in grades 3-12 in a public, private, or parochial school in Solano County may enter. Homeschooled students are also eligible to enter. Entries may be individual or group (up to only two per group) consisting of experiments only.

There are 3 divisions:
• High School (grades 9-12)
• Middle school (grades 6-8)
  • Elementary School (grades 3-5)

How do students enter?
Student/s will fill out the online entry form. Each project must have a separate entry form. If experiencing issues with the online entry form, a hard copy of the entry form is found at the bottom of this packet and can be filled out and faxed at 707-863-4174 (Attn: Lilibeth Pinpin).

The entry form (online or faxed) should be submitted no later than 3:00 pm on Monday, March 9, 2020.

The project plan form should be signed by the teacher/supervisor and attached to the back of the exhibit board. The exhibit board will be brought to McCormack Hall on Monday, March 23, 2020 from 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

What are the categories?
The categories are: life science, physical science and earth science.

Important Dates
Monday, March 9, 2020 - Entry deadline: 3 p.m.
All entries must be submitted online or faxed to 707-863-4174 by 3 p.m. No late entries will be accepted.
Monday, March 23, 2020 – Set up
All entrants may begin to set up at McCormack Hall at the Solano County Fairgrounds starting 2:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 2020 Solano County Science and Engineering Fair
The exhibit will take place from 4:00 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. at McCormack Hall at the Solano County Fairgrounds. Awards ceremony to follow at 6:00 p.m.

For information and questions, please contact: Lilibeth Pinpin at 707-399-4439 or


Entry Form
If experiencing issues with the online entry form, print a hard copy of the entry form and fax to 707-863-4174 (Attn: Lilibeth Pinpin).

Project Plan Form

Important Dates and Guidelines

Notes to the Students

Exhibit Format

Judging Standards

Rules and Regulations

Planning Guide

2020 Solano County Science and Engineering Fair Information Packet