The Southwestern New Mexico Regional Science Fair will be held at New Mexico State University Corbett Ballrooms on March 3, 2018.

All students from grades 6-12 are encouraged to compete with their peers in the following categories listed below:

Life Sciences:

Behavioral & Social Sciences

Botany: Plant Sciences

Cellular & Molecular Biology

Medicine & Health Sciences


Zoology: Animal Sciences

Physical Sciences:


Computer Science

Earth Science

Energy & Transportation


Environmental Sciences

Mathematical Sciences

Physics & Astronomy

Students that win 1st and 2nd place in each category will go on the State Science and Engineering Fair competition in Socorro in late March.  Upper-level students will compete to go to the International Science and Engineering Fair in May.

The necessary forms to enter the fair are listed under the “Registration and Forms” tab of this page.   Please encourage your students to apply.

If you have any questions, or would like a Science Fair representative to meet with your class, please contact Elizabeth Howard & Mari Aguilar at scifair@nmsu.edu.