Diocesan Science and Engineering Fair
Sponsored by the Utah Knights of Columbus
Welcome to the Diocesan Science and Engineering Fair!
The Knights of Columbus Diocesan Science and Engineering Fair is a qualifying fair for the University of Utah Science and Engineering Fair, which sends winners to the International Science and Engineering Fair (high school), as well as to the BroadCom Masters competition (middle school). Catholic school students in Utah who advance from their school fairs should register for the Diocesan Science and Engineering Fair.
Participants, Teachers, and Judges, please see the links to content directed at you in the top right corner of the page.
The Science Fair has now Concluded. Results can be viewed here:
The 2021 Diocesan Science and Engineering Fair will be held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
For 2021, our fair will be run virtually. Students will upload their project information, including required forms and Slide decks explaining their projects, onto this virtual fair site. On the day of the fair (Saturday, February 6th), students and judges will log on for remote judging interviews, similar to Zoom calls. Interviews will be pre-scheduled and will be available a few days before the fair. Awards will be announced via email and our main website, and then delivered to students at their schools.
To register as a student, teacher, or judge, for the virtual fair, please go to:
The 2021 Diocesan Science and Engineering Fair will take place on Saturday, February 6th, as a virtual fair
December 14, 2020: Registration Opens for Judges.
January 4, 2021: Registration Opens at 8am for Participants
January 29, 2021: Student Registration Closes at Midnight
February 5, 2021: Judge Registration Closes at Noon
February 6, 2021: Video conference judging begins at 8am, online. The virtual fair fair ends at 3pm. Awards will be announced and delivered to your schools on February 8th.
Science Fair News
2019 Diocesan Science Fair Participant Mercedes Randhahn, from St. Joseph Catholic School in Ogden, was named one of KSL's 2019 Utahns of the Year for her participation in science fair! Mercedes advanced to BroadCom Masters in Washington D.C., where she placed Second in Engineering. Congratulations, Mercedes!
2019 Diocesan Science Fair Participant Madeline Joklik-McLeod, from Juan Diego Catholic High School, was chosen as a Grand Prize Winner at the University of Utah Science and Engineering Fair, and advanced to compete at the International Science and Engineering Fair in Phoenix, AZ.