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NCSEF has rolling Registration Deadlines
All forms must be postmarked by the date listed below.

Region 1    February 21
Region 2    February 21
Region 3A  February 28
Region 3B  February 16
Region 4    March 7
Region 5    March 7
Region 6    February 21
Region 7    January 16
Region 8    February 25

 

Students must participate in and qualify at a regional fair in order to participate in the North Carolina Science and Engineering Fair.

Deadlines: The deadline for submission of all required registration and project paperwork to the proper NCSEF representative is on a rolling basis. This is a postmark deadline. Example: If a Regional Fair is Feb. 7th, then the NCSEF registration deadline for that region is Feb. 21st.

Students must be aware of and adhere to these deadlines in order to participate.

Registration is a two-step process. It involves registration of the participants with the NCSEF Registration Chairman, Patsy Wilson, and approval of the project design and implementation with the NCSEF Scientific Review Committee, chaired by Rachel Graham.


No forms will be accepted after March 7, 2015.

 

Participant Registration:

Science Fair in a Box (SFIAB).

  1. Finalists should log on to the NCSEF SFIAB a reliable email address. The same address should be used each time a participant logs onto the SFIAB system.
  2. Finalists will be emailed a registration number to be used for the next step in the login process.
  3. Teams will use one email address and create only oneSFIAB account.
  4. It is important that all contact information is accurate and complete.
  5. A summary of no more than 250 words must be typed in the correct field. This does not take the place of the official abstract.
  6. Print the signature page once all sections of SFIAB are complete. It requires a signature and date from the student(s), parent(s) and a teacher.
  7. AFTER COMPLETING REGISTRATION AT ncsef.sfiab.com students can submit the registration form, fees, and all ISEF/NCSEF required forms for the NCSEF Scientific Review Committee (SRC) in either of three ways:

    1.  Mail the signature page, ALL required ISEF and NCSEF forms, a check for $10.00 per person, and any additional payment for t-shirts ($8), lunches ($8) or pins ($3) to:

NCSEF Registration
c/o Patsy Wilson
140 Lyn Rd
Salisbury, NC, 28147

2.  Upload pdf scans of all of the individual documents and forms online and pay online using PayPal.

3.  Submit pdf scans of all documents as in #2 but mail in completed Participant Registration Form from ncsef.sfiab.com and fees to the address listed above.

 

Project Registration:

1.  ALL  required project paperwork for each student/team that qualifies as a finalist to NCSEF must be sent in ONE of the following ways:

A.  Mail copies of paperwork to Patsy Wilson at the address above.

B.  Scan all forms into pdf documents (not a jpeg) and upload online
Please note:If uploading, please use this naming convention for the files sent: Student Last Name-Region Number (1, 2, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6A, 6B, 7, or 8) and Form #

2.  All projects must submit ISEF Forms 1, 1A, with an attached research plan, 1B, the Official Abstract Form, and the Participant Permission Form from ncsef.sfiab.com.

3.  A completed Form 1 will indicate any additional forms that may be required, such as Human Subjects, Risk Assessment, Vertebrate Animals, etc. These must be part of the project paperwork submitted to the NCSEF SRC. A list of forms and requirements can be found at: http://ncsciencefair.org/index.php/students-a-parents/forms.

4.  Carefully check all forms for completeness and accuracy paying close attention to signatures and dates. NOTE: Some signatures are needed before experimentation begins..

5.  Abstracts must be submitted on an Official Abstract Form.

6.  Students need to keep originals of all paperwork and bring it with them to NCSEF  whether they mailed forms or uploaded forms.

7.  SRC communication regarding the completeness of the project will be conducted through the email provided on forms and registration. Most projects do require more documentation before final approval can be given, so students should check email to ensure that any needs are dealt with in a timely manner.

 

 

Project Acceptance:

Projects are not officially accepted to NCSEF and registration is not complete until all materials are received. Students will receive two emails indicating their progress through the registration process.

1.  SFIAB will auto-generate an email indicating the online registration is complete and paperwork has been received.

2.  NCSEF SRC will send an email stating the project has been approved for competition. It will also contain a link to information about the fair. All students should be cleared by March 13th. If you have not received confirmation by that date, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

If you have any questions or need assistance during the process, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..