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 Regeneron 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.

We are currently preparing for the 27th Annual Diocesan Science and Engineering Fair, which will take place Saturday, February 4th, 2023, from 8am to 2pm, at Juan Diego Catholic High School.

Important Dates:

The 2023 Diocesan Science and Engineering Fair will be held Saturday, February 4th.

Student Registration is due on January 27th at 11:59pm

To register as a student, teacher, or judge, for the fair, please go to: DSEF Registration Form


The 2023 Diocesan Science and Engineering Fair will take place on Saturday, February 4th, 2023

December 12, 2022: Registration Opens for Judges.

January 2, 2023: Registration Opens at 8am for Students

January 27, 2023: Student Registration Closes at Midnight

February 3, 2023: Judge Registration Closes at Noon

February 4, 2023: Student Participants and Judges check in at Juan Diego Catholic High School in Draper, UT, starting at 8am. Judging begins at 9am.

Awards Ceremony will take place after lunch on the date of the fair, February 4th.



Registration:

Register here (Students, Teachers, and Judges): DSEF Registration Form


Science Fair News

Congratulations!

2022 Diocesan Fair Participant Mercedes Randhahn, from St. Joseph Catholic School in Ogden, was chosen as a Grand Prize Winner at the University of Utah Science and Engineering Fair, and advanced to the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair, where she placed second in her category!

2020 Diocesan Fair Participant, Keegan Gilbert, 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 the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair, held virtually that year.

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!

https://www.sltrib.com/news/2019/10/30/utah-girls-win-national/

https://www.sltrib.com/news/2019/12/25/salt-lake-tribune-readers/

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 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Phoenix, AZ.

http://icatholic.dioslc.org/article/juan-diego-senior-takes-top-state-science-fair-prize-87912430


Past Fair Results:

Results of the 2022 Diocesan Science and Engineering Fair, sponsored by the Knights of COlumbus, can be viewed here: 2022, 26th Annual DSEF Awards List

Results of the 2021 Diocesan Science and Engineering Fair, which took place virtually: 2021 25th Annual DSEF (Virtual) Fair Awards List

Results of the 2020 Diocesan Science and Engineering Fair, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, can be viewed here: 2020, 24th Annual DSEF Awards List

Photos of the 2020 science fair can be viewed here: Diocesan Science Fair Photo Album

The Diocesan Science and Engineering Fair is made possible by generous support from our Utah Knights of Columbus. For information about the Utah State Council Knights of Columbus, please visit their website: