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"I do not think there is any thrill that can go through the human heart like that felt by the inventor as he sees some creation of the brain unfolding to success... such emotions make a man forget food, sleep, friends, love, everything."
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What Is the Austin Energy Regional Science Festival?

The Austin Energy Regional Science Festival is one of Texas’ largest regional science fairs with almost 3,000 students from 3rd through 12th grade. It encourages and rewards innovative student research and provides scientists, engineers and other professionals a chance to volunteer in the community.

Winning Junior/Senior Division projects advance to the ExxonMobil Texas Science and Engineering Fair. Best of Fair Senior Division projects advance directly to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. Two high school and two middle school projects focusing on applied engineering, sustainable energy, or environmental engineering advance to the I-SWEEEP International Olympiad.

The Austin Energy Regional Science Festival is an Intel ISEF-affiliated science competition that is held at the Palmer Events Center during February of every year.

Who Can Participate?

The Austin Energy Regional Science Festival serves students from Central Texas whose projects won at their schools’ science fairs. This includes Bastrop, Brazos, Burleson, Caldwell, Comanche, Fayette, Lee, Mills, Travis, Washington, Williamson, and northern Hays counties.

Science Festival also serves charter, private and home-schooled students from these counties.

Homeschooled students and students from schools with no science fair must submit a Request to Participate.

If your child’s school has no science fair, talk with a science teacher about organizing one.

The Austin Energy Regional Science Festival is open to all qualifying students, independent of race, gender, religion, country of origin or socio-economic status.

How to Participate

For more information, rules and documentation please click the appropriate links at the top of the page or follow the links listed below:

2014 Results

Austin Area Students Win Awards at International Science Fair
Nine students, representing six "Best of Fair" science projects from the Austin Energy Regional Science Festival, traveled to Los Angeles, CA last week to participate in the Intel International Science and Engineering fair. Read more...

2014 State Award Winners

2014 State Special Award Winners

2014 Regional Award Winners

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View Finalists' Abstracts