December 6, 2019:  Deadline for Protocols/ISEF forms and outlines
For all projects requiring approval by the Scientific Review Committee (SRC), send all protocols and outlines for approval BEFORE starting experimentation.  Review of protocols is ongoing until the December 8th deadline.  If your project does not require prior approval by the SRC, there is no need to send the forms in prior to the official entry date deadline.

February 9, 2020:  Last day for local school fairs

February 14, 2020: Deadline for the official entry forms

Send the following by the deadline:

  1. All protocols and required forms for all Intel ISEF forms
    along with
  2. the NENM Regional Science & Engineering Fair Official Individual Entry Form (Revised 01/10/2020)
  3. the NENM Regional Science & Engineering Fair Official Team Entry Form
  4. $20.00 per student entry fees by this deadline (all entry fees are nonrefundable)

March 7, 2020:  Northeastern New Mexico Regional Science & Engineering Fair
at New Mexico Highlands University in Las Vegas, New Mexico.

May 10-15, 2020:  The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, Anaheim, California

Contact information for the Science Fair:

Tranquilino “Kino” Hurtado
Science Fair Director
New Mexico Highlands University
P.O. Box 9000
Las Vegas, NM  87701




Scientific Research Paper Competition
For Grade 5 through12
Sponsored by the New Mexico Academy of Science
Deadline for all submissions: To be announced
The Junior Academy of Science promotes student research and participation in science fairs with a scientific paper competition.  This competition provides students with unique opportunities to learn a crucial part of scientific work: communicating their work to others.  The competitions are held in conjunction with Regional and State Science and Engineering Fairs.  Winners in regional competition qualify for the state competition.  Monetary prizes are awarded at regional and state levels.  Top ranking Senior Division students qualify to travel as New Mexico state delegates to the national meeting of the American Junior Academy of Science.  Information at

For questions about the paper competition contact
Maureen Romine, Scientific Research Paper Competition, Northeastern Regional Director
Phone: 505-454-3264



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