The 56th Annual Santa Barbara County Science Fair will be held Friday, March 4 in UCSB’s Corwin Pavilion. The Fair will be open for public viewing from 4 p.m. until the awards ceremony begins at 7 p.m.

This year’s Fair will bring together more than 140 students from across Santa Barbara County for a day of competition and camaraderie. At stake is more than $3,000 in prizes as well as advancement to the California State Science Fair to May 2-3.

In addition to the competition, students will get a chance to see cutting-edge research as they take part in the Science Expo presented by the California Nanosystems Institute.

The Santa Barbara County Science Fair is organized by a volunteer committee and supported by local organizations including generous donations from the Institute for Energy Efficiency, Raytheon, and the Santa Barbara Science and Engineering Council.

More information is available by contacting Shea Lovan at


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