Permian Basin Science & Engineering Fair

Regional Fair Details

Due to the pandemic, the regional fair this year will be a virtual fair. Details about the fair will be sent out on the PBSEF email list as they become available. To be added to the email list, please email sciencefair@utpb.edu. Please indicate in your email if you wish to be added to the Elementary Division (grades 3rd-5th) email list, the Junior/Senior Division (grades 6th-12th) email list, or both. Current planning is that the regional fair will be held over the week February 26th through March 5th.

Details will be announced using the email lists.

Regional Fair Deadlines

Junior (grades 6th – 8th) and Senior (grades 9th – 12th) Division Deadlines

November 1st

Project Submissions to the UTPB IRB/SRC Committees for review

Note: Projects need to be teacher approved in scienteer to be ready for IRB/SRC review. Schools setting up their own IRB and SRC Committees will have their own deadlines. Contact your child’s teacher if you are not sure if they are using the UTPB committees or their own.

January 29th

Final Submission/Scienteer Deadline for Projects

Note: Students should print out the scienteer regional fair entry acceptance message and mail it in along with their entry fee to: Jessica Raymond PBSEF, 4901 E. University, Odessa TX 79762

February 26th – March 4th

Regional Fair (held virtually) [details to follow]

March 5th

Awards Announced


Elementary (grades 3rd – 5th) Division Deadlines

January 29th

Paper and Online Submission deadlines

Note: Paper forms (and entry fee payments) must be postmarked by this date.

February 26th – March 4th

Regional Fair (held virtually) [detauks to follow]

March 5th

Awards Announced


State Fair Details

The Texas State Science and Engineering Fair will be a mixture of virtual and face-to-face meetings

State Fair Deadlines

March 11th (Hard Deadline)

Student registration and all submissions

March 15th – 24th

Presentation Round 1 (Virtual – Asynchronous)

March 27th

Judging (Virtual-Synchronous)

April 10th

Blue-Ribbon judging (Face-to-Face)

April 11th

Awards (Virtual)