Awards & Recognition

Valero and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Coastal Bend Regional Science Fair

Individual EntriesScience Fair ribbon

  • Every student will receive a participation ribbon
  • The top projects in each grade division will receive a fair award
  • Top projects in grades 6-12 will be promoted to an Intel ISEF affiliated science fair with the opportunity to compete at the State Science Fair
  • Special awards* are sponsored by community and professional groups, non-profit organizations, and businesses. The special award sponsor determines the criteria for judging based on the specialized interests of the sponsoring organization.

Team Entries

  • Each individual team member will receive a participation ribbon. Fair or special awards will be awarded to the team (rather to each individual in the team). All team members should be present during judging with each member able to explain the project and results completely and accurately.


  • One school district will win a district science fair award.

For judging criteria, please see our judging page.

*We greatly appreciate our special award sponsors. They add so much to the event for our students. If you are part of a STEM-related organization or business, we would like to add your group to our special award sponsors. Please contact to learn how to become a sponsor.