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Dear Science & Engineering Fair Judge:

Please click on Registration and follow the prompts.

The Santa Cruz County Office of Education and Seagate Technology would like to thank you and welcome you to the Santa Cruz Science & Engineering Fair. Please note that the Santa Cruz Science & Engineering Fair is Saturday, March 10, 2018 at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds, 2601 East Lake Avenue, Watsonville, CA 95076.

Judges may preview projects from 6:00PM to 9:00PM on March 9th or from 7:30 - 8:30AM on Saturday March 10th. (Previewing is encouraged but optional.) All judges must report to the Arts Building for orientation from 8:30AM - 9:00 AM.

FORMAT FOR 2017-18!
Interviews and Judging:
  • Primary and Elementary Projects from 9:00 - 10:30AM
  • Junior and Senior Projects from 11:00AM - 12:30 PM.
  • Lunch - 12:30PM - 1:15PM
  • Final deliberations follow lunch. Most judges complete their duties by mid-afternoon. However, all judging closes at 5:45PM.
  • We will serve continental breakfast and lunch. Look for detailed schedules and instructions within the guide.

We appreciate your contribution and want to thank you for your commitment as a science fair judge. Please encourage your colleagues to join us. Please contact us if you need more information.


Nehal Pfeiffer, Teacher, Science & Engineering Fair
Santa Cruz County Office of Education,
400 Encinal Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone: (831) 466-5727