The Signature Page for 2018 has been uploaded to the Resources page. This year there are two forms, one that is printable to filled out by hand and one that is a fill-able PDF. To complete the PrintableSignatureForm2018.docx, download and click on Read Only. Then print and complete. Read more about SSTFI Signature Page 2018
Thanks to all of you who let us know you issues with the new registration site. We have pushed fixes and when they get uploaded to the server we hope to have the issues fixed. Please continue to keep us informed with issues you may be having. Read more about Registration Site Update
SSTFI is excited to announce that the new registration system is open and ready to serve our exhibitors and partners more efficiently. The new system allows a one-stop shopping system where registration serves for both regional fairs and the state fair. Students will be able to upload all paperwork to the site and make updates as needed. Please make sure you register for all fairs that you will participate in and pay attention to deadlines for fairs you register for. Read more about Revised Registration System is Now Open
Please join us at this year's State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa held March 22-23 at Hilton Coliseum in Ames!
We are in need of Senior High Judges on Thursday and Junior High Judges on Friday. You can judge a half day (Fri), full day (Thurs or Fri) or both days of the Fair. Read more about Judges Needed for 2018 State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa
I-SWEEEP 2018 Announcement
We regret to inform that I-SWEEEP 2018 is cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control. We hope to resume the ISWEEEP competition in 2019. We will of course keep you updated on those plans on a regular basis. Read more about ISWEEP Cancellation
The State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa is excited to announce in cooperation with the regional fairs an exciting change in registration. In order to try and reduce the workload for students, teachers, and SRC readers fair management has worked with our web developer to create a universal login system where teachers and students will use the SSTFI platform for uploading and managing their paperwork for regionals and the state fair. Read more about 2018 Registration Changes
Support the State Science & Technology Fair of Iowa through an event sponsorship. Select from the following sponsorship levels:
- Platinum ($10,000 or more)
- Gold ($5,000-$9,999)
- Silver ($2,000-$4,999)
- Bronze ($500-1,999)
- Green (Under $500)
We are excited to be partnering with Grupio again this year, providing you a unique mobile experience at the 2017 State Science + Technology Fair of Iowa. Download the mobile app and access information about our event from the convenience of your mobile device or computer. Access the schedule, speakers, sponsors, exhibitors, event floor plans, and more. See what others are tweeting about the event and post to Twitter and Facebook from within the app.
Download instructions: Read more about SSTFI 2017 Mobile App
The Junior High SRC committee has completed the first review of projects. Please take time to review your project and make any corrections that are called for by SRC. After you have made the corrections please upload the corrected paperwork. Our goal is to have 100% of the projects approved on the day of the fair to make your check in easier. If you have any questions email firstname.lastname@example.org. Read more about Junior High SRC First Review Complete
Regretfully SSTFI has had to drop the Junior High workshops on Friday. The pressures of getting all the projects judged takes more time which means no time for the workshops. The workshops were popular and brought value to the fair experience but were secondary to the day's purpose to focus on the student's research. Read more about No Junior High Workshops
SSTFI 2017 marks the 60 year anniversary for the Fair. Please help us celebrate by posting your SSTFI stories. The fair has a long and successful history of providing opportunity for Iowa youth in science, technology, engineering and math, STEM, long before STEM was at the center of attention. From Sputnik to nanobots, we've been there. Share your story, photos, and other celebrations. Reconnect with us for this celebration. Email Jay Staker at email@example.com Read more about Help us tell our story for our first 60 years!
The new registration system ready to go live. Please register as soon as possible to make sure all is working for your school. If you don’t get confirmation of registering, please let SSTFI know.
The ISEF Paperwork is available at www.extension.iastate.edu/sstfi/ on the resources page. In addition, please complete the Iowa fair signature page also found on the resources page for submission with student paperwork.
Plan on joining us at the 60th SSTFI. The high school fair will be on March 30, 2017 and the junior high fair will be held on March 31, 2017. Both events will be held at Iowa State University's Hilton Coliseum in Ames. Read more about Dates for the 60th SSTFI
SSTFI 2017 marks the 60 year anniversary for the Fair. Please help us celebrate by posting your SSTFI stories on the SSTFI Facebook Page. The fair has a long and successful history of providing opportunity for Iowa youth in science, technology, engineering and math, STEM, long before STEM was at the center of attention. From Sputnik to nanobots, we've been there. Share your story, photos, and other celebrations. Reconnect with us for this celebration. Read more about 60th Anniversary for SSTFI
The State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa (SSTFI) was held on Thursday, March 31, and Friday, April 1. Junior school students displayed and communicated their projects on April 1. Read more about Hundreds of junior high students communicate science and agriculture at State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa
The State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa is happening NOW in Hilton Coliseum. Come learn about science from junior high students, spanning topics from chemistry, animal science, and transportation. The event is open to the public until 6:00p. See you soon!
The State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa (SSTFI) was held on Thursday, March 31, and Friday, April 1. High school students displayed and communicated their projects on March 31. Read more about Hundreds of junior high students compete at State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa
We will be partnering with Grupio again this year to provide you a mobile experience at the 2016 State Science + Technology Fair of Iowa.
Please share this information with students, parents, and anyone else who might attend the Fair!
Using the Grupio App on your mobile device or personal computer, you can conveniently access all the information in the 2016 SSTFI program. Read more about SSTFI 2016 App
Junior High teachers,
We have completed follow up on our original review. Please check status of your student’s projects to check current status. If revisions or additional paperwork is needed please upload and then email firstname.lastname@example.org to let me know to go back and follow up. Many projects that aren’t approved don’t have abstracts or research plans. Also please do a final review of all paperwork and bring it to the fair in case the SRC committee missed some things. Read more about SRC Update