March 20-22, 2018
Rice Eccles Stadium
University of Utah
March 20-22, 2018
Rice Eccles Stadium
University of Utah
March 20-22, 2018
Rice Eccles Stadium
University of Utah
March 20-22, 2018
Rice Eccles Stadium
University of Utah

Welcome to The University of Utah Science and Engineering Fair website!


Qualifying for USEF

All students must qualify through their district science fair in order to advance to USEF (the regional fair). There are district fairs for all schools districts expect Murray, and charter and private school students have district level fairs as well. Please check the list below for the date of each of the qualifying fairs. If you have questions about which fair your student should attend, please contact us.

Canyons School District Elementary Division: Feb 1
Secondary Division: Feb 5
Salt Lake City School District Elementary Division: Feb 7
Secondary Division: Feb 8
Granite School District Elementary & Secondary Divisions: Feb 12
Park City School District Elementary & Secondary Divisions: Feb 15
Tooele School District Elementary & Secondary Divisions: Feb 16
Charter School Fair Elementary & Secondary Divisions: Feb 16
Private School Fair Elementary & Secondary Divisions: Feb 10
Liberty Elementary, Murray School District Elementary Division: Feb 7
McMillan Elementary, Murray School District Elementary Division: Feb 8

Remember: Senior Division paperwork is due January 31st

All senior division students must submit their ISEF paperwork by January 31, 2018. Please use the link below to get started or to update revised forms.

Submit ISEF Paperwork


Elementary & Junior Division Registration Form

2018 form

Elementary & Junior Division students need to fill out and return a registration form to their teachers. To make it easy, we've updated this form so you can fill it out & sign using your PDF reader.

Download English Form

Download Spanish Form

Note: The Spanish form above is from last year & still has our SLVSEF logo & name on it, but will be accepted this year.


2017 Photos & Awards

2017 photos can be seen here and you can view 2017 award winners here.


The University of Utah Science & Engineering Fair (formerly named SLVSEF) is an annual science & engineering competition for students in grades 5-12. Participation in science fair stimulates student's interest in science and technology while simultaneously promoting the development of communication, decision making, evaluation of alternative solutions and critical thinking.

USEF is pleased to showcase the inquisitive nature and scientific discovery of some of the best and brightest young minds from the Canyons, Granite, Murray, North Sanpete, Park City, Salt Lake and Tooele School Districts as well as the Salt Lake Catholic Diocese.

2018 Schedule

This year, the fair will be held March 20-22, 2018. You can download a tentative schedule by clicking the link below.

Download Flyer

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We've Changed Our Name!

You are in the right spot—we've changed our name from SLVSEF to USEF—The University of Utah Science & Engineering Fair. We are now an official University event! Yay!