Dr. Brennan Brockbank
Department Coordinator
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What Exhibitors Need To Know


We know your kids are the best! Show off their accomplishments by entering their projects in the STEAM Exhibit. Focusing on the talents of San Mateo County youth in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maker.

Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Making

We live in the middle of the Silicon Valley and we want you to show off what makes us so talented!

The STEAM Competitions will give you or your kids the opportunity to demonstrate your making, coding, and designing skills. You don’t have to be a programmer to compete in this category! We have competitions that include turning trash into art (upcycling). There’s something for everyone.

This year’s Categories include:

  • Computing Hardware

  • Computer Software

  • Digital Arts & Animation

  • Video Production

  • Hacks

  • DIY & Industrial Arts

  • Radio-Controlled Projects

  • Upcycling

  • The Solar Oven Challenge


We look forward to seeing what you’ve got!

- Dr. Brennan Brockbank

STEAM Department Chair




Outstanding Leadership Award


The John Kyne Award was inaugurated in 1974 in memory of John Kyne. The recipient of this prestigious youth award is selected based on their quality and diversity of exhibits throughout the Fair; demonstrated assistance with other exhibitors and department supervisors in the form of teaching, sportsmanship, leadership, attitude and cooperation; and their efforts and assistance given to the fair.

Full details & application »