Fair dates and venues have been announced for our 2018 Thomas A. Edison Regional Science & Inventors Fairs program.
January 20, 2018
- Thomas Alva Edison Kiwanis Regional Science & Engineering Fair at Florida Gulf Coast University’s Alico Arena
- Thomas A. Edison Festival of Light Regional Inventors Fair at Florida Gulf Coast University’s Alico Arena
May 12, 2018
- Elementary Science Expo at Florida SouthWestern State College’s Suncoast Credit Union Arena
Information regarding school/student participation is available on our website: edisonfairs.org, as well as social media: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter. School-based Science Fairs may affiliate with Regional Fairs from September 1, 2017 through October 15, 2017. The deadline for Regional Finalists to enter the fairs is December 31, 2017 (Science & Inventors Fairs) and April 27, 2018 (Elementary Science Expo).
The Thomas A. Edison Regional Science and Inventors Fairs (TAERSIF) Steering Committee works year-round to organize these regional STEM events; which annually host over 1,000 local students at regional competitions and engage nearly 20,000 students in research projects at a school level. TAERSIF is a sanctioned event of the Edison Festival of Light, as well as an affiliate of both the State Science and Engineering Fair (SSEF) of Florida and Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF).