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2024 State Science Technology Fair of Iowa

April 4 & 5, 2024 Hilton Coliseum

The Iowa 4-H Program’s State Science + Technology Fair of Iowa (SSTFI) serves as a platform for student researchers (grades 6 – 12) to meet with professional researchers and communicate their findings and understanding of the research process. The SSTFI is an affiliate of the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair.

The State Science + Technology Fair of Iowa is OPEN to ANY student (grades 6-12) residing in or attending school (public, private, parochial and homeschool) in the state of Iowa.

There is NO qualifier fair (local, conference, district or regional) required for participation.

Seminar Competition

Did you know we have another competition within SSTFI? Submit your project research paper to be selected to present an electronic presentation at SSTFI! 

Seminar Requirements

Papers should include the following:
Research problem & hypothesis
Procedure or experimental design
Research data
Research summary/conclusion


Formatting Seminar Paper

Title Page includes:
Researcher’s Name
Category (Biological or Physical)
There should be no other identifying information in the research paper! 
Times New Roman Size 12 font. 


April 4th & 5th, 2024 for Junior High & Senior High project


Special Awards Ceremony – 5 pm April 4th, 2024

Grand Awards Ceremony – 5 pm April 5th, 2024

Need help with paperwork?


February 28, 2024

Project entry deadline. This includes seminars. 

April 4th & 5th, 2024

SSTFI Fair at Hilton Coliseum

Future dates

The future Science and Technology Fair of Iowa dates will take place on

March 27 – 28, 2025

March 26 – 27, 2026

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