Local, regional and national science fairs
Local science fair
The best learners of a school participate in an internal fair or against other schools in the same town. The best go to the regional fair.
Regional science fair
Entries from several town participate in a regional fair. The best learners are identified and connected with mentors who improve the projects for nationals.
National science fair
All the best learners from the various regions participate in the South African Open Science Fair. Here a handful is nominated to present their projects on international level.