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2023 State Science Technology Fair of Iowa

March 30 & 31, 2023 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!


March 30th & 31st, 2023 for Junior High & Senior High project


Special Awards Ceremony – 5 pm March 30th

Grand Awards Ceremony – 5 pm March 31st

We are prioritizing the health and safety of Iowans and are following the most current federal, state, local, and university COVID-19 guidelines. Participants are encouraged to wear a face covering indoors, particularly if space is limited, crowds are large, or spaces are poorly ventilated.

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February 19, 2023

Project entry deadline.

March 30th & 31st, 2023

SSTFI Fair at Hilton Coliseum

Future dates

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

March 30-31, 2023

March 28-29, 2024

March 27-28, 2025


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