ISEF Alumni

The International Science and Engineering Fair began as the National Science Fair in 1950 and has been an international fair since 1958 when Japan, Canada, and Germany joined the competition. Now ISEF boasts over 80 participating countries, regions and territories.

Year

Location

Affiliated Fairs

Finalists

2019 Phoenix, AZ 423 1837
2018 Pittsburgh, PA 420 1769
2017 Los Angeles, CA 421 1774
2016 Phoenix, AZ 419 1759
2015 Pittsburgh, PA 422 1702
2014 Los Angeles, CA 426 1748
2013 Phoenix, AZ 436 1581
2012 Pittsburgh, PA 446 1530
2011 Los Angeles, CA 443 1511
2010 San Jose, CA 559 1594
2009 Reno, NV 550 1502
2008 Atlanta, GA 553 1529
2007 Albuquerque, NM 556 1492
2006 Indianapolis, IN 558 1470
2005 Phoenix, AZ 556 1419
2004 Portland, OR 543 1409
2003 Cleveland, OH 518 1279
2002 Louisville, KY 493 1259
2001 San Jose, CA 490 1230
2000 Detroit, MI 502 1224
1999 Philadelphia, PA 477 1159
1998 Fort Worth, TX 454 1125
1997 Louisville, KY 440 1089
1996 Tucson, AZ 482 1067
1995 Hamilton, Canada 481 1028
1994 Birmingham, AL 431 929
1993 Mississippi Beach, MS 416 831
1992 Nashville, TN 394 753
1991 Orlando, FL 395 748
1990 Tulsa, OK 398 754
1989 Pittsburgh, PA 395 746
1988 Knoxville, TN 381 721
1987 San Juan, Puerto Rico 360 680
1986 Fort Worth, TX 352 656
1985 Shreveport/Bossier, LA 334 613
1984 Columbus, OH 314 581
1983 Albuquerque, NM 305 560
1982 Houston, TX 288 525
1981 Milwaukee, WI 264 481
1980 St. Paul, MN 255 458
1979 San Antonio, TX 252 458
1978 Orange County, CA 248 451
1977 Cleveland, OH 230 416
1976 Denver, CO 227 407
1975 Oklahoma City, OK 220 396
1974 Notre Dame, IN 214 379
1973 San Diego, CA 217 374
1972 New Orleans, LA 208 378
1971 Kansas City, MO 215 399
1970 Baltimore, MD 219 404
1969 Fort Worth, TX 214 391
1968 Detroit, MI 226 415
1967 San Francisco, CA 228 425
1966 Dallas, TX 225 419
1965 St. Louis, MO 221 418
1964 Baltimore, MD 222 419
1963 Albuquerque, NM 219 411
1962 Seattle, WA 208 387
1961 Kansas City, MO 200 385
1960 Indianapolis, IN 193 356
1959 Hartford, CT 168 320
1958 Flint, MI 146 281
1957 Los Angeles, CA 122 233
1956 Oklahoma City, OK 110 213
1955 Cleveland, OH 71 136
1954 Lafayette, IN 50 95
1953 Oak Ridge, TN 30 71
1952 Washington, DC 19 42
1951 St. Louis, MO 15 30
1950 Philadelphia, PA 13 30