2018 TXSEF Schedule 

ALL Students must be registered and projects must be set-up on Friday, March 23rd.  

All Students MUST be at their projects by 8:30 am on Saturday, March 24th.  No parents, teachers, guests are allowed by any projects during judging.



Activate PIN Here  (for non-Scienteer students)    Login to TXSEF Here

All finalists competing at the state Texas Science and Engineering Fair MUST advance from one of the Texas Regional Fairs.  No exceptions.

Congratulations to the top award winners from the Texas Regional Science and Engineering Fairs!
To confirm your participation at this year’s State Texas Science and Engineering Fair, it is important
to follow these steps:

NO REFUNDS will be made.


For Non-Scienteer Users: You will receive a link via email to activate your PIN (see below):

A PIN (Personal identification Number) will be emailed to the student and teacher with a link to Activate your PIN.

Step 1: Activate your Personal Identification Number (PIN) provided to you by the Director of your Regional Science and Engineering Fair. To avoid paying the late registration fee of $50.00, activate PIN before the deadline indicated.

Step 2: The Director of your Regional Science and Engineering Fair will need a copy of your abstract and project forms to be sent to the state science and eningeering fair committee:


College of Sciences
1 UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX 78249


or Upload project once PIN is activated.  (Scan all paperwork into 1 .pdf format, compress to a .zip file, and upload through your control panel. 10MB>)

Step 3: Pay your registration fee of $40.00. Payment is required for each student participant. A $10.00 late fee is applied to participants who pay after the ID Activation deadline date provided. Visit our payment page and input each PIN/Scienteer ID you are paying for. If paying by check, please input the PIN/Scienteer ID(s) that you are paying for, print the invoice provided, and attach the invoice with the final amount on the check.  Please account for the $5.00 check processing fee added to your invoice on the check.  (Checks accepted on-site of the state science and engineering fair with invoice.)

Registration Deadline: March 15, 2018 (meaning, all students advancing to the state fair MUST BE ACTIVATED INTO THE STATE FAIR'S SYSTEM).  Payment due by Friday, March 23, 2018.

$5.00 Check Processing Fee is required for each check. Make check payable to UTSA-TXSEF
No processing fee when paying by Visa, Master Card, Discovery, or American Express.
Absolutely NO CASH will be accepted!

Parents, please check with your child's teacher and/or school before submitting payment in case payment is being covered by the school district to avoid double payment. NO REFUNDS.

Project Paperwork Order

(IMPORTANT: Form 1B MUST be signed by your Regional Fair SRC.  All Regional Directors have been informed to send all project paperwork to the state fair to assure Form 1B is signed.)

  • Abstract
  • Form 1
  • Form 1A
  • Research Plan
  • Form 1B
    • Form 1C (when applicable)
    • Form 7 (when applicable)
    • Keep all paperwork in a sequential format
    • * MUST have TXSEF Media Releases signed to participate.

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