UO Science Fair


UO Science and Invention Fair 2020

May 2, 2020


Willamette Hall, University of Oregon

Fair information will be updated in early January.


Fair Information

The 2020 UO Science and Invention Fair is a chance for children of all ages to develop an enthusiasm for science by designing and carrying out their own experiment.  The fair is open to all Lane County children in grades K-8. Curious abou the fair and resources for supporting students? Check out this video.

This fair is open to all members of the public.  Even if you are not entering a project, come and have fun learning new things! 

Science Fair Flyer (English)

Science Fair Flyer (Spanish)


The UO Science and Invention fair is pleased to provide workshops on Science Fair project development in local elementary and middle schools and with partners like the Eugene Public Library and the Springfield Libraries. Dates of future public workshops will be posted here soon.  

Workshops cover topics such as the scientific method, choosing a project topic, research questions design, project planning, data analysis, and project presentation.  Workshops are designed for students grade 3 - 8.

Want to learn more about the workshops or sign your classroom/group up for free workshops? Check out our workshop page here.

Would you like to volunteer as a workshop instructor? Check out our volunteer instructor sign up page here. 

Volunteer at the Fair!

Want to be a judge or volunteer? Fantastic! Sign up here!


Registration, Fees & Scholarships

Registration opens in January! Click here to register. There is a $20 registration fee.  This is the only fee associated with the fair.  SPICE wants to ensure that all students who want to are able to participate in the science fair.  For that reason financial hardship scholarships are available.  To request a scholarship simply check the scholarship box on your application form. 

Submit the application form and your registration fee (you do not need to submit a fee if you are requesting a scholarship) to:

OMQ/SPICE: Science Fair, 1274 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403 or Fax (541) 346-4315 or email spicescience@uoregon.edu



Register for the K-8 Science and Invention Fair

Rules & Awards (K-8 Fair)

Project Resources

At the UO Science and Invention Fair

Workshop Volunteer Instructors

Volunteers at the Fair

Classroom Workshops



Questions should be directed to the science fair coordinator Jorjie Arden (541) 346-4528 or spicescience@uoregon.edu