Intel Northwest Science Expo Dates

For 2017 the Intel Northwest Science Expo will continue as a split fair. High school will be Saturday, April 8 in the Smith Memorial Student Union PSU. High school students must qualify for Intel NWSE by placing in the top third at their regional fair.  Set-up will be offered both Friday evening and Saturday morning for the high school Intel NWSE fair. The middle school fair will be after the High School fair date and location to be determined.

The Northwest Science Expo System

2016 Team Oregon

2016 Team Oregon
Team Oregon is comprised of the top winners from the
regional fairs and state fair that compete at Intel ISEF.

NWSES encompasses seven regional fairs and the Intel Northwest Science Expo, which are affiliated with the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.  Eligible participants are 5th-12th grade students in Oregon.

2016 Intel NWSE Middle School Awards

April 23, 2016 the 33rd Annual Intel Northwest Science Expo was held at Liberty High School in Hillsboro. 402 students were registered for the event and 256 awards were given out. Jimmy Plumleigh of Bend Science Station and Anushka Naiknaware of Summa Stoller were our Best of Fair Winners.

Best of Awards

Intel NWSE Middle School Saturday April 23rd at Liberty High School

The address for Liberty High School is 21945 NW Wagon Way, Hillsboro OR 97124. The student schedule is posted. Display regulations have changed for middle school this year. Judge schedules are also available. 

2016 Intel NWSE High School Awards

At the 33rd Annual Intel Northwest Science Expo presented by Portland State University students from across the state competed for awards. Two Best of Fair were selected. Six students were selected to join Team OR from the state fair joining 23 selected at their regional fair. 120 awards were earned.

Intel NWSE High School fair this Friday

The high school fair is located at Portland State University on the third floor of the Smith Memorial Student Union. Evening set-up is from 7:00pm-8:30pm Thursday April 7th. Street parking is free after 7pm. Friday morning set-up is from 7:30am-8:40am. A student must be present to complete set-up. See display regulations.

Parking Structure 3 has the largest number of metered parking spots. It is located at Market St between 12th and 13th.

Schedules for judges and students

Middle School Judges Needed

Once again we are very short of middle school judges. The middle school fair is Saturday April 23rd at Liberty High School in Hillsboro. Parking is free. Please follow the links to register online.

Study looking for middle school teachers

Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC), in Waltham, Massachusetts, is looking for middle schools to participate in a National Science Foundation-funded study on middle school science fairs. We are reaching out to you in the hopes that the Intel Northwest Science Expo for Middle might lead us to interested Portland-area middle schools with the following demographics:


1.      Serve grades 6-8 only

Beaverton Hillsboro Science Expo today

The fair is at Sunset Presbyterian Church 14986 NW Cornell Rd.

New location for Portland Public Schools Science Expo

PPSSE will be held on the PCC Sylvania Campus.

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