Welcome to the Pikes Peak Regional Science and Engineering Fair

Important Dates & Times

Welcome to the website for the PPRSEF

 

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The PPRSEF is a judged competition open to any secondary student (grade 6-12)

from Elbert, El Paso, Park and Teller Counties with individual or team projects in

SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, MATH AND COMPUTER SCIENCE.

 The Virtual 2021 PPRSEF will be held on Saturday, February 20, 2021.  Registration is now open and students may begin

project research and planning any time.  Contact us at pprsef.colorado@gmail.com with questions.

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The Society for Science and the Public has some resources for students and teachers relating to students completing projects at home.   These can be found at:  https://www.societyforscience.org/research-at-home/   Information for teachers and students can be found on the Student Main and Teacher Main Pages.

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The 2020 CSEF was held as a virtual fair.  Twenty-six PPRSEF projects were entered. Category awards and a limited number of

special awards were chosen.  The results can be found on this document:  2020 CSEF Awards - PPRSEF Marked.pdf

The 2020 ISEF was canceled and a virtual science experience was held.

Information can be found at: https://www.societyforscience.org/isef/

THE 2020 PIKES PEAK REGIONAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FAIR WAS HELD AT UCCS ON SATURDAY, FEB 22, 2020. 

The 2020 PPRSEF Awards were presented on Tuesday, Feb 25th at CC.

A list of the awards presented can be found here:  2020 PPRSEF Awards List.pdf

            Here is a link to the video shown at the 2020 Awards night: https://vimeo.com/393350748  (Thanks to BuzzHome Productions)

Thanks to the many volunteers and the staff at both UCCS and CC. 

The 2021 ISEF Rules and Forms can be found at:  https://www.societyforscience.org/isef/international-rules/

Looking for the Pikes Peak Elementary Science & Engineering Fair? The webpage with links to information & registration can be found at https://www.d11.org/Page/5377     

Note: The 2020 PPESEF was canceled.

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 A movie following international students on their journey to attend the ISEF has been released by National Geographic.  

The movie trailer for Science Fair can be seen at https://www.nationalgeographic.com/films/science-fair/ 

Find us on Facebook at Pikes Peak Regional Science Fair and on Instagram at www.instagram.com/pprsf.colorado 

JD design COPY.jpg  Welcome to the Student's Main Page for the PPRSEF Registration Website

 The Virtual 2021 PPRSEF will be held on Saturday, February 20, 2021.  Registration is now open and students may begin project research and planning any time.  Students can register at any time by selecting the Create Account tab at the top of the page. 

Contact us at pprsef.colorado@gmail.com with questions.

Details about planning a project can be found on the 2021 PPRSEF Brochure:  Virtual 2021 PPRSEF Brochure .pdf

Information about the presentaion format for the virtual fair will be available later in the fall. 

The process of getting project ideas approved, desigining and conducting the exploration will be the same as in previous years.  

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Students who will be in grade 12 for the 2020-2021 school year are eligible to enter the Regeneron Science Talent Search, with at chance to earn up to $75,000.  Informaiton can be found on the flyer:  Regeneron STS 2021 Flyer.pdf

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THE 2020 PIKES PEAK REGIONAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FAIR WAS HELD AT UCCS ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2020. 

The 2020 PPRSEF Awards were presented on Tuesday, Feb 25th at the Mohrman Theater of Armstrong Hall at CC.

Here are the results from the 2020 PPRSF:   2020 PPRSEF Awards List.pdf

The 2020 PPRSEF Video from the day of the fair can be found at: https://vimeo.com/393350748 (Thanks to BuzzHome Productions)

 

The 2021 ISEF Rules and Forms can be found at:  https://www.societyforscience.org/isef/international-rules/

The Society for Science and the Public has some resources for students and teachers relating to students completing projects at home.   These can be found at:  https://www.societyforscience.org/research-at-home/

The PPRSEF is an ISEF affiliated regional fair and all projects must comply with ISEF rules. All projects require completion of Form 1, Form 1A, Form 1B and Form 3.  Other forms may be needed, depending on the project. 

Contact the PPRSF SRC at pprsef.colorado@gmail.com if you have questions or have trouble accessing the rules or forms.

PPRSEF Display and Safety Regulations can be found here:  Display & Safety Regulations PPRSEF - 2020.pdf

The PPRSF Head Judge has created a document to help create an outstanding backboard.  Winning Science Fair Backboard Suggestions.pdf           

Looking for the Pikes Peak Elementary Science & Engineering Fair?  The 2020 PPESEF was cancelled.  The webpage with links to information can be found at https://www.d11.org/Page/5377   

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Here are the steps needed to complete your registration and be be entered to compete in the 2021 PPRSEF:

  • Students must complete the initial registration on this website no later than January 20, 2021.  
  • All required forms need to be completed and uploaded on the PAPERWORK section of this website. [See the Uploading Forms PDF found below ]
  • The PPRSEF SRC will review all paperwork and either approve each form or give detailed feedback for steps required for approval.  
  • When all required forms are approved, the project will be approved and experimentation can begin. This process usually takes 2 - 14 days, depending on needed corrections. 
  • Projects must be approved by the PPRSEF SRC or a school SRC prior to beginning experimentation.
  • Required paperwork should completed and uploaded to this website starting in September.
  • ** Original, completed ISEF forms should be kept in a project folder to be available on the day of the fair. 

 If you are having trouble with some functions on this website, try using Chrome for your internet browser.  Some pages may not display correctly on a phone.  

Instructions for uploading the required paperwork / forms can be found here: Uploading Forms.pdf

Contact the PPRSF Review Board at pprsef.colorado@gmail.com if you have questions.  

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A link to the 2018 PPRSF Judging Form is attached on the Judging Criteria page under Fair Information on the Fair tab.

The 2019 PPRSF Video from the day of the fair can be found at:  https://vimeo.com/319606652 (Thanks to BuzzHome Productions)

 

 LOGO.jpgLOGO.jpgWelcome to the Teacher's Main Page for the PPRSEF Registration Website

Teachers can register at any time by selecting the Create Account tab at the top of the page. 

Registration for students for the 2021 PPRSEF is open and students can begin research and planning for projects any time. 

Information about the presentaion format for the virtual fair will be available later in the fall.  The process of getting projects approved, desigining and conducting the exploration will be the same as in previous years.  

Contact us at pprsef.colorado@gmail.com if you have any questions.  

Ideas for beginning a science fair project can be found on the 2021 PPSEF Brochure:  Virtual 2021 PPRSEF Brochure .pdf

Please share the brochure and this poster with students, parents and peers:  Virtual 2021 PPRSEF Poster.pdf

The 2021 Regeneraon ISEF Rules, Guidelines and Forms may be found at: https://www.societyforscience.org/isef/international-rules/

The Society for Science and the Public has some resources for students and teachers relating to students completing projects at home.   These can be found at:  https://www.societyforscience.org/research-at-home/

Registering on this website gives you access to all paperwork submitted by your students (if they select you as their teacher).  It also allows us to contact you with updates and questions.  If you are already registered, please check to be sure that your school and contact information is accurate. 

As an incentive to teachers, the PPRSEF Board has created a teacher grant.  The $300 grant is open to teachers in any 6th – 12th grade school in our region who agree to encourage students to conduct independent science research that will hopefully be entered in the 2021 PPRSEF.  Up to fifteen grants will be awarded.  The grant description and application can be found here: 2020-2021 Virtual PRSEF Teacher Grant Application.pdf    Feel free to contact us with any questions.  Applications are due by October 15, 2020

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Please contact us at pprsef.colorado@gmail.com if you have trouble accessing these rules.

** Students should keep original, completed ISEF forms in a project folder that will be available on the day of the fair. 

A pdf version of  the PPRSEF Display and Safety Regulations can be found here: Display & Safety Regulations PPRSEF - 2020.pdf

The PPRSEF Head Judge has created a document to help create an outstanding backboard.  Winning Science Fair Backboard Suggestions.pdf         

 

Here is a review of the steps needed for students to complete the registration process and be entered to compete in the 2021 PPRSEF:

  • Students must complete the initial registration on this website no later than January 20, 2021
  • Beginning in September, all required forms need to be completed and uploaded on the PAPERWORK section of this website. [See the Uploading Forms PDF below]
  • The PPRSEF SRC will review all paperwork and either approve each form or give detailed feedback for steps required for approval.  
  • When all required forms are approved, the project will be approved and experimentation can begin. This process usually takes 2 - 14 days, depending on needed corrections. 
  • Projects must be approved by the PPRSEF SRC or a school SRC prior to beginning experimentation.
  • Once required paperwork is completed and uploaded to this website,original, completed ISEF forms should be kept in a project folder and be available on the day of the fair. 
  • Original, completed ISEF forms should be kept in a project folder to be available on the day of the fair.  

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*If you are having trouble with some functions on this website, try using Chrome for your internet browser.  Some forms and pages may not display correctly on a phone.  

Please contact the PPRSEF SRC at pprsef.colorado@gmail.com if you or your students have questions.  

The website has recently changed, but some resources regarding ISEF rules and guidelines can be found at:  https://www.societyforscience.org/isef/international-rules/

Resources for specific project types can be found at:  http://www.csef.colostate.edu/index.html

Resources for selecting and completing paperwork, including helpful flow charts and videos, can be found at: http://www.csef.colostate.edu/Guidelines/HS_All_Projects.html 

For help with uploading forms on this website, see Uploading Forms.pdf

 A link to the 2018 PPRSF Judging Form is attached on the Judging Criteria page under Fair Information on the Fair tab.  

 

For questions about rules, forms or procedures, please contact the PPRSF SRC at pprsef.colorado@gmail.com 

 

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Thank you for your interest in being a Pikes Peak Regional Science and Engineering Fair Judge .

The 2021 Pikes Peak Regional Science and Engineering Fair is scheduled for Saturday, February 20, 2021 at UCCS.  

The PPRSEF would not be possible without our volunteers. 

We use 3 types of volunteers each year, although this may change for the 2021 PPRSEF

     Category Judges - will judge for place awards and should be available from 7 AM - 3:30 PM on the day of the fair. 

     Special Awards Judges - will judge for various special awards using criteria supplied by the award donor. Contact us at pprsef.colorado@gmail.com if you are interested in serving as a special awards judge.  

     General Volunteers - these folks will be used for registration, manning the help desk, serving lunch, general organizational tasks.  Contact us at pprsef.colorado@gmail.com if you are interested in general volunteer.  

 

Find us on Facebook at Pikes Peak Regional Science Fair and on Instagram at www.instagram.com/pprsf.colorado 

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Thank you for your interest in being a Pikes Peak Regional Science and Engineering Fair Volunteer .

The 2020 Pikes Peak Regional Science and Engineering Fair was held on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at UCCS.

The PPRSEF would not be possible without our volunteers. 

Thank you for your interest in being a Pikes Peak Regional Science and Engineering Fair Judge .

The 2021 Pikes Peak Regional Science and Engineering Fair is scheduled for Saturday, February 20, 2021 at UCCS.  

The PPRSEF would not be possible without our volunteers. 

We use 3 types of volunteers each year, although this may change for the 2021 PPRSEF

     Category Judges - will judge for place awards and should be available from 7 AM - 3:30 PM on the day of the fair. 

     Special Awards Judges - will judge for various special awards using criteria supplied by the award donor. Contact us at pprsef.colorado@gmail.com if you are interested in serving as a special awards judge.  

     General Volunteers - these folks will be used for registration, manning the help desk, serving lunch, general organizational tasks.  Contact us at pprsef.colorado@gmail.com if you are interested in general volunteer.  

 

Find us on Facebook at Pikes Peak Regional Science Fair and on Instagram at www.instagram.com/pprsf.colorado 

 

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