Southern Minnesota Regional Science & Engineering Fair

College of Science, Engineering & Technology

The Southern Minnesota Science and Engineering Fair fosters a passion for exploration and discovery in students from third grade through high school. Participation prepares students for college, allows them to compete for scholarships and introduces them to career opportunities in science and engineering.

Elementary School Regional Fair - April 27, 2024

The 2024 Elementary School Science Fair will be held in person on April 27. 

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Middle/High School Regional Fair - February 23, 2024

The 2024 Middle/High School Science Fair will be held in person on February 23. 

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Contact Us

Minnesota State University, Mankato
131 Trafton Science Center North
Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-2849



Minnesota State University, Mankato has been hosting the science and engineering fair since 1951! Learn more about the history behind the fair and what to expect.

Project/Paper Guide

Plan your project and learn more about the types of projects that will be accepted in the science fair.


View a complete listing of awards that are offered at the regional and national levels.


Interested in volunteering at the fair? Register and learn more for the Southern Minnesota Regional Science & Engineering Fair.

Event Day

The Southern Minnesota Regional Science and Engineering Fair at Minnesota State University, Mankato.