Shenandoah Valley Regional
Science & Engineering Fair

March 21 & 22, 2021 

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Shenandoah Valley Regional Science & Engineering Fair will be held remotely this year on March 21st and 22nd. Registration and Fair details for the Senior (High school) and Junior (Middle School) divisions are below.

Junior Division Rules

Senior Division Rules  


The 62st Shenandoah Regional Science and Engineering Fair (SVRSEF), serving high school and middle school students, will be held in March of 2021. The SVRSEF serves students from 9 Counties, 3 Cities, and overall 98 schools and homeschooled students throughout the Shenandoah Valley. From Frederick down to Rockbridge County, nearly 45,000 students have the opportunity to participate in the SVRSEF. The Fair is held at and supported by James Madison University, with our outstanding judges drawn from faculty at JMU, Merck and surrounding universities, colleges, and organizations. In 2019, 220 students (140 high school and 80 Middle school students) participated, presenting a total of 190 projects. The Grand Prize winners will have the opportunity to compete at the Regeneron International Science & Engineering Fair, a six-day celebration of high school science to be held in Anaheim, May 2020. More than 4 million students compete internationally for only 1600 spots. The winning middle school students have the opportunity to submit their research to the national Broadcom Masters Competition.

If you need more information please contact:

Corey Cleland
Director of Fair
Associate Professor of Biology
James Madison University

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