The Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair, founded in 1985, started out with a little more than 100 projects and has grown considerably to include participants from 12 regions across the Commonwealth.

VA State Science Fair 2018

More than 250 Virginia high school students participated in the 2018 State Science Fair, presenting more than 200 projects. More than 70 expert judges from higher education and businesses across Virginia volunteered their time.

This year, approximately 250 exhibits participating in the Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair qualify thanks to the winning projects they presented at the following regional fairs: