General Information

What’s New

This year the Science and Engineering Fair of Houston will be hosted at the George R. Brown Convention Center.  The dates are February 14 – February 15, 2020 for registration and judging while the award ceremony will take place on Saturday, February 22, 2020. The SEFH award ceremony will take place at the University of Houston, Student Center South, Houston Room on February 22, 2020.

SEFH has made changes to the time of the competition. Judging will start at 9:00AM and end at 4:30PM. We are enthusiastic about this modification, as we know it will greatly benefit all of our participants.

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Dates and Schedule

SEFH 2020 Schedule

Friday, February 14, 2020

2:30 – 7:00 PM: Check-in and set-up student projects.

Saturday, February 15, 2020

8:00 AM: Doors open to Student Exhibitors

9:00 AM: Phase I Place Award Judging begins

12:00 PM: Lunch

1:15 PM: Phase II Place Award and Special Award Judging Begins

4:00 PM: Phase III Place Award and Special Award Judging Begins

4:30 PM: Public Day

6:30 PM: Close of Fair

Awards Ceremony: Saturday, February 22, 2020 (1:00–3:00 PM): Houston Room, Student Center South at the University of Houston

Project Deadlines

All registration are to be completed separately online. Schools only register once. All registrations MUST BE finalized by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 24, 2020.

Late entries will not be accepted at Student Check-In.

January 24, 2020; 5:00 PM

January 24, 2020; 5:00 PM

January 24, 2020; 5:00 PM

Directions and Parking


George R. Brown Convention Center,
Hall E,
1001 Avenida De Las Americas,
Houston, TX 77010



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