Research categories included behavioral and bioscience, biochemistry, botany, chemistry, computer science, earth and space science, engineering, environmental science, mathematics, medicine and health, microbiology, physics and zoology. Judging was March 5 with an awards ceremony that evening. Exhibits are open for viewing Friday, March 7, until 7 p.m. and from 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, March 8.
The fair is affiliated with the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair; Senior Division Sweepstakes winners of the Tri-Valley fair have gone on to win top honors at Intel ISEF. The Junior Division winners are eligible to compete at the California State Science Fair.