Congratulations to our outstanding Contra Costa County students! 

Three Grand Prize winning projects from the Contra Costa County Science & Engineering Fair competed with 1,854 students from more than 80 countries at the 2019 Intel ISEF in Phoenix, Arizona. All three students were recognized with category and special awards and brought home $5,250; an outstanding achievement!

Additionally, the 18 projects presented by Contra Costa County students did exceptionally well at the California Science & Engineering Fair, bringing home three First Place, two Second Place, two Fourth Place and one Honorable Mention awards. Our students also earned four Special Awards, bringing home more than $2,250! Thank you to all who participated and facilitated the effort to help our top students present their research.

2019 Intel International Science & Engineering Fair Results

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2019 California Science & Engineering Fair Awards

Please click on the link to view details of the CSEF awards:

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2019 Contra Costa County Science & Engineering Fair Placements and Awards

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2019 Contra Costa County Science and Engineering Fair

DATES: MARCH 14, 15, and 16, 2019.

LOCATION: LOS MEDANOS COLLEGE, 2700 E. Leland Rd., Pittsburg, 94565

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The Science and Engineering Fair's History

Contra Costa County businesses joined with K-12 educators to establish an ISEF-affiliated Science & Engineering Fair in 2006. Prior to 2006, students interested in competing in the this world-renowned science fair were required to compete in San Francisco. The Grand Sweepstakes winners of the Contra Costa County Science & Engineering Fair (CCCSEF) go on to compete in the International Science & Engineering Fair each spring. In 2019, ISEF will be held in Phoenix, Arizona.

Additionally, a limited number of student winners may also be asked to participate in the 2019 California State Science Fair competition and in the 2019 Broadcom Masters national competition.


The Fair would not be possible without the generous support of these organizations.

Presenting Sponsors

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Major Sponsors

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