Need orientation information for the 2015 fair?
Posted On: September 23, 2014
Please join us for a student clinic or a teacher workshop to ask questions and review the "science fair process". The schedule is updated as new workshops are scheduled. Check the schedule to get the most up-to-date information on school locations and room reservations. APPLICATION DEADLINES link
Rules for Use of Registered Research Institutions
Posted On: May 23, 2014
If you are planning to do a research project at a Registered Research Program at a university or other research institution during this summer ( individual or team project), please review this information.
2014 Intel ISEF Winners Announced
Posted On: May 18, 2014
Winners of the 2014 Intel International Science & Engineering Fair in Los Angeles, CA were announced 5/16/14. Ten Synopsys Championship projects competed, and a summary of the results are posted here. Congratulations to our outstanding Santa Clara County students!
2014 California State Science Fair Winners Announced
Posted On: April 29, 2014
Winners of the 2014 State Science Fair in Los Angeles, CA were announced 4/29/14. Over 80 Synopsys Championship projects competed, and a summary of the results are posted here. Congratulations to our outstanding Santa Clara County students!
2014 Synopsys Championship Awards Announced
Posted On: April 7, 2014
Science Fair is on Winter Holiday break until Dec 29
Posted On: December 20, 2014
We are on winter break until Dec 29. Email communication will be answered after that date.
2017 California State Science Fair Info
Posted On: March 26, 2017
The names of students who may apply for the 2017 CSSF were posted on the official CSSF Qualified Students webpage on Monday, March 27. The students Qualified by the Synopsys Championship (Eligible) to apply to the California State Science Fair should go to the CSSF website and follow all registration instructions! Registration is online and must be completed by March 30th. Eligible students (not Alternates) must send the $30 Registration Fee and Signature card to CSSF ASAP after submitting their application online. Alternate students must also register online and will be notified April 9th if they can take the place of an eligible student who did not register. Questions about the CSSF and further fairs?? Forms for Financially Sponsored Students and chaperones
Championship Winners List Posted!
Posted On: March 20, 2015
Questions about SPECIAL AWARDS should be directed to the Special Awards Desk on our CONTACT page (link at top right of homepage). Major Fair Awards Posted Teachers of Championship winners, and student Winners and two guests per winner are invited to attend the 2015 Synopsys Championship Awards Ceremonies at the Campbell Heritage Theatre! We have a two-guest-per-student limit because the theater cannot let us exceed its seating capacity, and we want everyone who wins an award to be able to attend. See the time and place of the grades 6–8 ceremony and the grades 9–12 ceremony.
FINAL TEACHER’s WORKSHOP ANNOUNCED
Posted On: January 5, 2015
There will be a final Teacher Workshop for teachers new to the Synopsys Championship and for parents wishing to sponsor a middle school student (or high school student with no teacher available) this week. Thursday, January 8 from 4:45 to 6:15 PM. (plan for a prompt start and guidance). Santa Clara County Office of Education, (1290 Ridder Park Drive, San Jose) Room location will be posted in the lobby. You MUST sign up by midnight on January 7 to attend this final workshop (send email to firstname.lastname@example.org). Paperwork and seats available only for those who have signed up. Potential parent sponsors must have filled out the on line application forms and must bring the completed and printed application with them. Correctly filled out forms may be submitted at the end of the meeting if cheques are attached.
Incomplete Projects 11-26-14
Posted On: November 26, 2014
INCOMPLETE PROJECTS There are still 67 projects listed as "Incomplete" in the database. link All teachers of these projects should have received a note explaining what was wrong or missing from incomplete applications. If a teacher or student has submitted email responses and has not heard back from the SRC, please resend ASAP. The response email note MUST list the project number in the subject line.
Posted On: January 18, 2015
When projects have been submitted to SCVSEFA, it is then the student's responsibility to track their project’s status on this web site. Use this “Project Status” link (lower left) to find projects and the assigned Project Numbers according to your school. If your project is a PSP (Privately Sponsored Project, not teacher sponsored), it will be listed under your sponsor's name. If you cannot find your project listed here, please contact the fair manager ASAP.
FOR YOUR INFORMATION:
TEACHERS! Please go to the Teacher Link on this website and review all information for registration at the fair site (South Hall of the San Jose Convention Center). Be sure to direct the students to the project Display Rules.
Middle School teachers with 6 or more projects to register may sign up for Group Check-in.
All Projects must be placed in the South Hall of the San Jose Convention Center the afternoon of March 10th.
All projects must be judged with the students present the afternoon of March 11th. PUBLIC VIEWING is available from 5-6PM March 11th only.ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE WINNERS' LIST WILL BE MADE ON THIS WEBSITE by March 21st. The AWARDS CEREMONY is scheduled for March 29th afternoon at the Cupertino Heritage Theater in Campbell and is an invitation only event. Details will be posted here as the time approaches.
Project Status for High School Projects requiring SRC Approval
Posted On: November 7, 2014
Please bear with us and be patient, as we are reviewing a large number of SRC projects from the Oct deadline. We are handling projects in the order in which they were received. Check the PROJECT STATUS link daily to determine if you have permission to begin your project (Approved). If projects are incomplete, teachers will receive notices by email for further info which is needed to approve projects..