Getting Started


With the 8th Annual Whatcom County Science & Engineering Fair: Igniting Innovation presented by Alcoa is set for March 7th, 2020.  We want to make signing up as easy as possible.  Click here for all the information you will need to register!

Rules and Guidelines

Once you have signed up, check out the rules and guidelines.  Each project needs to include a project presentation, be safe, have a written report, and more.  You can find all of those and more here.

Important Dates

2020 Fair Important Dates

Friday, February 14th  – 4 p.m. Early Registration Deadline ($15)

Friday, February 28th  – 4 p.m. Final Registration Deadline ($20)

Monday, March 2nd  – 4 p.m. LATE Registration Deadline ($30)

Friday, March 6th – Students drop off & set up projects in Markell Hall at St. Paul’s Academy from 3- 5 p.m.

Saturday, March 7th – Whatcom County Science & Engineering Fair from 9 a.m – 3:30 p.m. (Markell Hall)

Saturday, March 7th –  Open to the Public for Viewing 1:45 – 2:45 p.m. (Markell Hall)

Saturday, March 7th – Award Ceremony 2:45 – 3:30 p.m


All Whatcom County Students / Grades K-12


Sat. March 7th, 2020 / 9 am – 3:30 pm


Early Registration – $15  (Friday, February 14th  – 4 pm)

Registration – $20  (Friday, February 28th – 4 pm)

Late Registration – $30  (March 2nd, 4 pm)


The Franklin Academy Markell Hall

1509 E. Victor Street, Bellingham, WA 98225


Thank you for offering to volunteer judge. At this point, we have enough judges for this year's fair. Please consider volunteering next year!

2020 Sponsors

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