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 Pikes Peak Regional Science and Engineering Fair  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.

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The 2022 Colorado Science and Engineering Fair was held on the campus of CSU in Fort Collins on April 7th & 8th. 

Sixteen PPRSEF projects qualified to particiapte in the 2022 CSEF. 

These participating students earned 10 category awards and 27 special awards. 

In addition, Tatum Duvall was awarded the Best of CSEF Award for the Jr Divsion. 

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Tatum Duvall - Best of CSEF Jr Division

 

A list of all CSEF awards, with thPPRSEF participants marked, can be found here:  

2022 CSEF Awards List - PPRSEF Marked.pdf

 

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The Grand Award Winners for the 2022 PPRSEF:

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                       Naomi Kruse - Jr Divsion          Nicholai Hagemann - Sr Division

The 2022 Virtual PPRSEF was held on Saturday, February 26, 2022. 

The 2022 Awards Presentation can be found here:

2022 PPRSEF Award Presentation.pdf

A listing of the 2022 PPRSEF Awards can be found here: 

2022 PPRSEF Awards List.pdf

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Students or teacher with questions should feel free to contact the PPRSEF SRC at pprsef.colorado@gmail.com

The 2022 ISEF Rules and Forms can be found at:  https://www.societyforscience.org/isef/international-rules/

 

See the "Student's Main" page for information about registration and rules.

 

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2021 PPRSEF Award Information

Results for  the 2021 Virtual PPRSEF can be found here:   2021 PPRSEF Awards List.pdf  

Twenty PPRSEF projects qualified to compete in the 2021 Virtual CSEF, which was held in April.  Results for the 2021 Virtual CSEF can be found here:  2021 Virtual CSEF Awards - PPRSEF Marked.pdf

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Three PPRSEF participants qulified to participante in the 2021 Regeneron Virtual International Science and Engineering Fair in early May.   Competing against over 1400 projects from 64 countries, regions and territories, all three ISEF finalists from the PPRSEF  earned category awards.  

         Sean Brooks, junior at Pine Creek High School, earned a third place award in Environmental Engineering and an alternate spot to attend the NC State Engineering Summer Camp.

         Alden Kruse, senior at Schullandheim, earned a second place award in Environmental Engineering.

        Kathryn Kummel , senior at Palmer High School, earned a second place award in Physics and Astronomy. 

A full list of award winners may be found at https://www.societyforscience.org/isef/

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Looking for the Pikes Peak Elementary Science & Engineering Fair?  The 2021 PPESEF was canceled.  

The webpage with links to information for next year can be found at https://www.d11.org/Page/5377     

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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/   

 

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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 2022 Colorado Science and Engineering Fair was held on the campus of CSU in Fort Collins on April 7th & 8th. 

Sixteen PPRSEF projects qualified to particiapte in the 2022 CSEF. 

These participating students earned 10 category awards and 27 special awards. 

In addition, Tatum Duvall was awarded the Best of CSEF Award for the Jr Divsion. 

A list of all CSEF awards, with thPPRSEF participants marked, can be found here:  

2022 CSEF Awards List - PPRSEF Marked.pdf

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The 2022 Virtual PPRSEF was held on Saturday, February 26, 2022. 

The 2022 Awards Presentation can be found here:

2022 PPRSEF Award Presentation.pdf

A listing of the 2022 PPRSEF Awards can be found here: 

2022 PPRSEF Awards List.pdf

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Student registration closed on January 20, 2022.

We have made the decision to swith the 2022 PPRSEF to a Virtual Competition.  The process of getting project ideas approved, desigining and conducting the exploration has not changed.  

The 2022 ISEF Rules and Forms can be found at:  https://www.societyforscience.org/isef/international-rules/

Feel free to contact us at pprsef.colorado@gmail.com if you have questions.

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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. Individual forms can downloaded on the Paperwork tab of a Students page. 

A complete set of forms can be found here:  2022 ISEF Forms.pdf

Here are the steps needed to complete your registration and be be entered to compete in the 2022 PPRSEF:

  • The deadline for creating an account for the 2022 PPRSEF was January 20, 2022. 
  • 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. 
  •  A completed Project Information Form, a signed 1B Form & payment was due by JANUARY 28, 2022.               

Need more help with forms?  The Denver Regional Science Fair has produced tutorial videos which may be helpful. There is a video for each form, which the Denver fair has generously allowed us to share. They can be found by going to the fair's website:  https://clas.ucdenver.edu/denversciencefair  and selecting the Paperwork Tutorials link.

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In place of the traditional project backboard, we are asking students to submit their electonic abstract and digital presentation of no more than 12 slides by Sunday, February 20, 2022.  These will be used by both category and special awards judges to determine award winners.   A project video is optional. 

 Find directions in the following documents: 

Abstract :  2022 PPRSEF - Directions for Abstract.pdf   

Digital Display Slides:  2022 PPRSEF - Instructions for Creating Digital Display Slides.pdf

Optional Project Video2022 PPRSEF - Optional Project Video Instructions.pdf

Uploading Digital Project : 2022 PPRSEF - Uploading Digital Project Images (Updated).pdf

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2022 PPRSEF Display and Safety Rules:  Display & Safety Regulations PPRSEF - 2022.pdf   (These rules apply to digital displays and videos.)

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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/

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

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The PPRSEF Head Judge has created a document to help create an outstanding backboard.  Winning Science Fair Backboard Suggestions.pdf     These suggestions may also be helpful for the digital displays needed for the 2022 PPRSEF.

Looking for the Pikes Peak Elementary Science & Engineering Fair?  The 2021 PPESEF was cancelled.  The webpage with links to information can be found at https://www.d11.org/Page/5377   

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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 PPRSEF 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)

The 2020 PPRSF Video from the day of the fair can be found at:  PPRSEF 2020 on Vimeo  (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.  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. 

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The 2022 Colorado Science and Engineering Fair was held on the campus of CSU in Fort Collins on April 7th & 8th. 

Sixteen PPRSEF projects qualified to particiapte in the 2022 CSEF. 

These participating students earned 10 category awards and 27 special awards. 

In addition, Tatum Duvall was awarded the Best of CSEF Award for the Jr Divsion. 

A list of all CSEF awards, with thPPRSEF participants marked, can be found here:  

2022 CSEF Awards List - PPRSEF Marked.pdf

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The 2022 Virtual PPRSEF was held on Saturday, February 26, 2022. 

Awards will be posted on this website on Tuesday, March 1st, by 7:00 PM

The student Showcase is open to public viewing at https://pprsf.zfairs.com/app/showcase 

or by selecting 'Showcase' under the Fair tab at the top of the page.

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Student registration for the 2022 PPRSEF closed on January 20, 2022.

The 2022 Regeneraon ISEF Rules, Guidelines and Forms may be found at: https://www.societyforscience.org/isef/international-rules/   

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

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 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. Individual forms can downloaded on the Paperwork tab of a Students page. 

A complete set of forms can be found here:  2022 ISEF Forms.pdf

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

  • Students must complete the process of creating an account on this website - student registration  closed on January 20, 2022.  
  • 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. 
  • A completed Project Information Form, a signed 1B Form & payment were due on  JANUARY 28, 2022.              

Optional Projecct Video:  2022 PPRSEF - Optional Project Video Instructions.pdf

Uploading Digital Project :  2022 PPRSEF - Uploading Digital Project Images (Updated).pdf

 

Need more help with forms?  The Denver Regional Science Fair has produced tutorial videos which may be helpful. There is a video for each form, which the Denver fair has generously allowed us to share. They can be found by going to the fair's website:  https://clas.ucdenver.edu/denversciencefair  and selecting the Paperwork Tutorials link.

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2022 PPRSEF Display and Safety Rules:  Display & Safety Regulations PPRSEF - 2022.pdf  These rules apply to digital displays and videos.

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

Ideas for beginning a science fair project can be found on the 2022 PPSEF Brochure:  2022 PPRSEF Brochure.pdf

Please share the brochure and this flyer with students, parents and peers:  2022 PPRSEF Flyer.pdf

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/

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

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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.  

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

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

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

 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 2022 Pikes Peak Regional Science and Engineering Fair was held Virtually on Saturday, February 26, 2022.  

The PPRSEF would not be possible without our volunteers. 

We use 3 types of volunteers each year:

     Category Judges - will judge for category place awards during the day on February 26th.

Judging invitations will be going out Friday, February 11.  Judging will be virtual again this year. Judge-registration details are still being finalized, but judges will be notified as soon as they are ready.  Contact rob.kolstad@gmail.com with any questions
 

     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 - Since our fair will be held virtually again  2022, we will not need volunteers to assist with registration and other tasks throughout the day.  

 

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 2022 Pikes Peak Regional Science and Engineering Fair was held Virtually on Saturday, February 26, 2022.  

The PPRSEF would not be possible without our volunteers. 

We use 3 types of volunteers each year:

     Category Judges - will judge for category place awards.  More information for registering to be a category judge will be available soon.

     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 - Since our fair will be held virtually in 2022, we will not need volunteers to assist with registration and other tasks throughout the day.  

 

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

 

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