Welcome to the Region V Mississippi Science & Engineering Fair!

Mississippi State University’s Bagley College of Engineering proudly serves as the host of the Region V Mississippi Science and Engineering Fair. There are 7 MSEF Regions in Mississippi. Region V covers 16 counties including: Attala, Carroll, Choctaw, Clay, Kemper, Lauderdale, Leake, Lowndes, Montgomery, Neshoba, Newton, Noxubee, Oktibbeha, Scott, Webster, and Winston Counties. This includes all schools K-12 and home-school students.

The competition occurs on two levels: Upper Fair (grades 6-12) and Lower Fair (grades K-5). Only grades 7-12 are eligible to progress to the State Level competition. If you want to participate but your school does not host a science fair or you are a part of a home-school organization, please contact the Region V MSEF coordinator. You are welcome to enter.

Free Science Fair Workshop : September 19, 2022

Register HERE for the workshop.

The workshop starts at 9 a.m.
During this workshop, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with other teachers from the Region V area, grades K – 12.
The agenda will include a variety of fun demonstrations and activities, plus we will walk you through the paperwork process for submission to the fair.
Lunch and CEU's will be provided.
Registration closes September 14, 2022.

More information will be sent to those who register.


Please check that emails from msefregionv@gmail.com are not going to your spam folder.

Important Dates

School Registration Paperwork for Upper and Lower Fairs

  • See Upper or Lower Fair Page for form
  • November 18, 2022

Upper Fair (grades 6-12)

Upper Fair Student Project Registration 

  • Due February 3, 2023
  • Early registration recommended

Upper Fair Competition

  • March 7, 2023

State Level Competition (grades 7-12)

  • March 31, 2023
  • Hosted by Region VII | website
  • University of Mississippi, Oxford

Lower Fair (grades K-5)

Lower Fair Student Project Registration

  • Due March 31, 2023

Lower Fair Competition

  • April 26, 2023

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