Due to COVID, USEF will be 100% virtual this year. We will be using a new software, zFairs, to make this possible If you would like to register as a judge, please visit https://usef.zfairs.com and create a new account on the bottom right corner of the page. You will get a confirmation email where you can register.


Judge registration will close on March 2, 2020

Please register to be a USEF judge! There are 12 categories to choose from, so you'll be able to judge projects that are within your realm of expertise. You'll also have tons of fun and be able to see some amazing science fair projects.

We’re using a new software for 2021 due to our virtual fair.

Judge Documents

Get up to speed on how projects are judged.

Note: A continental breakfast will be served during the judge preview and lunch for all judges will be provided.

Code of Conduct

All judges must agree to uphold the volunteer code of conduct when signing up. You can review the code of conduct here. (doc)

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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!