Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - More than 120 bright young scientists in Grades 4 -
12 from 26 Thames Valley schools will participate along with more than 280 students
in total in the 47th annual Thames Valley Science and Engineering Fair (TVSEF) this
Projects will be judged by more than 100 local scientific, industry and educational
leaders and the public is invited to two viewings. See the Fair schedule below.
Up to 10 winning students will be awarded trips to represent the Thames Valley are
at the Canada Wide Science Fair (CWSF) in Regina, S.K in May. Additional special
prizes will also be presented, such as the Research Western Imagination Prize, the
Western Engineering Summer Academy Award and the Barfett Family Award for Social
Past TVSEF participants have gone on to win significant awards at the Canada Wide
Science Fair, the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) and others,
and have been recognized in the Top Twenty under Twenty in recent years.
Faculty of Education – Althouse College gymnasium, Western University
Judging of science fair projects (Grades 4 and 5) on Friday, March 24, 6:30 p.m.
- 8 p.m.
Judging of science fair projects (Grades 6 - 12) on Saturday, March 25, 9:30 a.m.
– 11:30 a.m.
Public viewing of projects:
Friday, March 24, 8 - 8:45 p.m.
Saturday, March 25, 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday, March 26, 1 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.
Awards ceremony on Sunday, March 26, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
The Thames Valley Science and Engineering Fair is available to all students from
grade 4 thru 12 from any school or board (including home school) from Middlesex,
Oxford and Elgin Counties. TVSEF is independently run by Youth Science London (a
CRA registered charity). For more information about the Thames Valley Science and
Engineering Fair, and for a complete listing of all awards and prizes, please visit