The Bay Area Science and Engineering Fair

March 21 to March 26, 2024

BASEF 2024 Registration

is now OPEN

Registration closes March 4, 8:00 pm

New for BASEF 2024:

The Merit Judges have a new Judging Form. Check it out.

See the Judges page for the new form.

Volunteer Registration is now open

Check the Volunteer Page for Registration Details

Would you like to learn more about volunteer opportunities?

Visit the Volunteers Page for more information.

Safety Inspector Training

If you are interested in participating in Safety Inspections but are not judging this year, drop us a note at 

Inspector training will via Zoom meetings on:

Tuesday March 5, 2024 7-8 pm and

Monday March 11, 2024 7-8 pm.

The meeting will have the same agenda, so pick the one most convenient for you.

Links will be sent to registered Safety Inspectors prior to the events.



Where do I start?

Wondering where to begin?
Have an idea and are not sure where to go with it? Check out these resources ,,,
Student Info

Parents and Mentors


What do I need to know?

Here are some resources to help you understand BASEF rules and eligibility requirements and help students be successful with their Science Fair projects.
Parent and Mentor info



Resources and Information

Information on BASEF rules and eligibility requirements forTeachers and School Administrators.
Teacher info

Getting Started

Information for Students, Parents and Teachers

Want to know how to get started with a Science Fair Project? Check out our Science Success section.

Important Dates

BASEF Registration Closes

BASEF 2024

BASEF 2024 Awards Ceremony


All things Alumni Related

Alumni are an invaluable resource for the continued success of the fair. We want to draw on your knowledge, expertise, and enthusiasm. And we need to capture our rich history through the stories that you tell.

STEM Events

Area events of interest to BASEF participants

Regeneron ISEF 2024

Canada Wide Science Fair (CWSF) 2024

NEWS Clips

What's happening at BASEF and in the STEM community

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