The Central Sound Regional Science & Engineering Fair (CSRSEF) is an annual science and engineering competition for 9th-12th grade students in King and Snohomish Counties in Washington State. The CSRSEF encourages and rewards innovative student research and provides professional scientists and engineers the chance to interact with some of the best and brightest young students in the greater Seattle/Everett region.

Saturday, March 7th
Bellevue College Gymnasium

Registration is currently CLOSED.
Projects that involve humans, animals, microorganisms, chemicals or any kind of risk need to send their forms in (email or physical mail) by Wednesday, January 21. To find out if you need Scientific Review Committee approval and what forms you likely need, check out the ISEF Forms Wizard.
All other projects need to be sent to CSRSEF by Wednesday, February 11.

Are you a middle school student in King or Snohomish counties? You may go directly to the Washington State Science and Engineering Fair.

Why do a Science or Engineering Fair Project?

The top 2 winners of the fair will win all-expense paid trips to compete in the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair in Pittsburgh, PA in May 2015.  Prizes will be awarded to category winners and several local and national organizations will be on hand to present special awards.

Benefits of Science Fair Projects:

  • Looks great on resumes and college applications
  • Develops skills in critical thinking, problem solving, communication, and organization
  • Meets many of the Washington State Science Learning Standards
  • Gives students the opportunity to explore their unique interests in science and engineering
  • Connects students to science and engineering professions
  • Makes learning engaging and fun!

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2014 CSRSEF Winners Both from Interlake High School

Date posted: November 13, 2014

Congratulations to Grand Champion Meera Srinivasan (Environmental Sciences—Investigating the Sublethal Effects of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons on Salmon, using Zebrafish as a Model Organism) and Runner up Alisha Saxena (Computer Science—Analyzing and Preventing Quick Response Code Based Malware and Phishing Attacks for Smartphones). Both women are from Interlake High School, and were winners at the state level …more about 2014 CSRSEF Winners Both from Interlake High School