The Montgomery County Science Fair, sponsored by ScienceMONTGOMERY, will be held March 17 -18, 2017  at the Food and Drug Administration White Oak Campus, 10903 New Hampshire  Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20993.   

The Awards Ceremony for Fair Prize Winners will be held March 19, 2017 at Montgomery Blair High School, 51 University Blvd E Silver Spring, MD 20901.  Please be sure to attend the ceremony to be awarded certificates, cash prizes, and other awards and to support the fair participants!

Maps and directions to both sites may be found under the ABOUT US tab above.

This County Area Science Fair is open to ALL in public, private, and home-schooled students, grades 6 through 12.  Any student who lives in Montgomery County or who attends school in Montgomery County may enter the fair. School sponsorship is not required, but students must be sponsored by an adult scientist. 

ScienceMONTGOMERY is a 501(c)(3) organization of dedicated community volunteers.  We are entirely funded by leading science and education firms and organizations in Montgomery County and by individual donors. Fair organizers and judges are community volunteers, who donate the time and effort required to put on the Fair.

Students: All projects must be registered and paperwork received by February 3, 2017. Look through the website to find student registration deadlines, rules, and required submission forms.  Projects may be submitted by Individuals or by Teams of two or three participants. If you are registering a team project, be sure to read the rules that apply to teams

Teachers, you can review and edit all of your school’s students’ information by logging on under the “TEACHERS” tab above. Email fairdirector@sciencemontgomery.org for your school’s ID Code.

Category Judges for ScienceMONTGOMERY should register under the “CATEGORY JUDGES” tab above, where you will find judging criteria and other information about judging.

Community Awards Organizations contact persons should register their organization under the “COMMUNITY AWARDS” tab above.  Community Awards judging will take place from 9:30 AM to 5 PM on Saturday. Your organization’s judges should register through your organization, NOT individually.

Potential Sponsors can find information about sponsorship levels and the Sponsorship Contribution Form under the “SPONSORS” tab above. 

 Combined Federal Campaign: We invite parents of  students and friends of ScienceMONTGOMERY who are federal government employees to consider designating us (#19166) on their National Capital Area Combined Federal Campaign pledge cards. All proceeds are used to conduct the science fair, including cash awards to student winners.

The Press can find public relations materials and press releases through this link.