DEFINITION AND PURPOSE
The Dutchess County Regional Science Fair is affiliated with the International Science and Engineering Fair.
The purpose of the fair is threefold:
To stimulate in young people an active interest in science and engineering
To provide an educational experience through being exposed to the judges and other exhibits
To give public recognition to talented students for the work they have done
It is a competition based on the quality of projects done by the students, the results of which are reported through exhibits and oral presentations.