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Students all over Palm Beach County are preparing their projects for the upcoming 56th Annual Palm Beach Regional Science and Engineering Fair that will be held December 3rd through the 5th at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center West.  Monday, December 3rd is the day for students, teachers, and parents to register projects and bridges and get them certified from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. 

School fairs have been held and regional selections have been made by individual schools in anticipation of the largest academic event held in Palm Beach County each year.  Over 1,100 students in grades 6th and 12th are expected to participate! 

Secondary Science Program Planner Greg Goebel said, “The Palm Beach Regional Science and Engineering Fair is a wonderful showcase of the scientific work done by our county’s dedicated young scientists.” 

On Tuesday, December 4, the exhibit hall of projects will be open for public viewing from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  The Palm Beach Regional Bridge Challenge will also be held on December 4 in the morning from 9:00 a.m. to noon.  Interested community members should enter the Fairgrounds at Gate 12.  Fairgrounds’ parking, as well as entry into Expo Center West to view the projects and/or bridge competition, is free.  Community members are welcome to view the compelling research being conducted by students.  

Project judging will occur on Wednesday, December 5.  Middle school judging will be from 9 a.m. to noon.  High school judging will be from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Entry on the day of judging will be restricted to student participants, coordinators, and judges only.  

If you work or have worked in a science related field and are interested in judging, please contact Debrah Bowen, 561-434-8267 or email

For more information, contact Greg Goebel, 561-357-1128 or email






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