Corporate Sponsorships

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Austin Energy Regional Science Festival

The Science Festival promotes the study of science and technology among our students, strengthening the Central Texas economy and increasing educational levels. It is the only regional science fair in Texas that includes competition for elementary students as a way of encouraging early interest in the sciences and is among the largest of Texas' 20 science fairs.

We are affiliated with the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair and comply with all of its rules and guidelines.

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Who Participates?

The Austin Energy Regional Science Festival serves elementary, middle and high school students from across Central Texas. This includes Bastrop, Brazos, Burleson, Caldwell, Comanche, Fayette, Lee, Mills, Travis, Washington, Williamson, and northern Hays counties.

Sponsorships

Sponsorships provide an opportunity for your organization to contribute to and receive recognition from this exciting, high-visibility event.

Your tax-deductible donations help underwrite:

  • Trophies
  • Scholarships
  • Travel and accommodations for students advancing to state/international science fairs
  • Onsite scientific demonstrations

Your organization can sponsor the Austin Energy Regional Science Festival at six levels. They are:

Presenting Sponsor $50,000 and above

  • Co-Branding rights to one of Austin Energy Regional Science Festival’s three divisions – Elementary, Junior or Senior - such as: Austin Energy Regional Science Festival Elementary Division – Presented by [your company’s Name]
  • The name change will be reflected on all printed and web materials relating to the chosen division, as well as on signage at the Palmer Events Center
  • Your company’s logo on sciencefest.org will be linked to your website to a page of your choice
  • Your company will be prominently acknowledged in all press materials about Science Fest generated by Austin Energy, as well as in Austin Utilities Now, the City of Austin’s utilities’ newsletter delivered to 450,000 residential and business customers in the Austin area
  • A company representative will serve as Master of Ceremony at the respective Awards Celebration along with a local celebrity and a representative of Austin Energy. Your company will be invited to plan the entertainment portion of the celebration
  • Your company will be able to provide literature about your business and associated activities to all division participants
  • Your employees and members are invited to participate as judges and volunteers in all three divisions of the fair

Length of Engagement: Three years with the option of renewal
For further details, please ask for a presentation by the Austin Science Education Foundation Board

Platinum Sponsor $20,000 to$49,000

  • Special Award named for your company. Trophy presented. Your company determines category and judging criteria. Your company chooses winner.
  • One company representative on stage to assist in presentation of awards during ceremonies with the opportunity to address students
  • Banners with company name and logo, indicating Platinum Sponsor, at main entrance to festival and in the awards ceremony auditorium
  • Company name and logo on sponsors’ billboard list at entrance to Palmer Events Center
  • Company name and logo on the Science Fest web site, home page, with active link to your company’s site
  • Your name and logo, indicating Platinum Sponsor, on printed Science Fest program materials as well as on repeating slide show displayed in the awards ceremony auditorium
  • Your employees actively involved in judging of student projects and general volunteering
  • Company name acknowledged in Austin Utilities Now, the City of Austin’s utilities’ customer newsletter delivered 450,000 residential and business customers in the Greater Austin area

Gold Sponsor $15,000 – 19,900

  • One company representative on stage to assist in presentation of awards during ceremonies with the opportunity to address students
  • Banners with company name and logo, indicating Gold Sponsor, at main entrance to festival and in the awards ceremony auditorium
  • Company name and logo on sponsors’ billboard list at entrance to Palmer Events Center
  • Company name and logo on the Science Fest web site’s home page, with active link to your company’s site
  • Your name and logo, indicating Gold Sponsor, on printed Science Fest program materials as well as on repeating slide show displayed in the awards ceremony auditorium
  • Your employees actively involved in judging of student projects and general volunteering
  • Company name acknowledged in Austin Utilities Now, the City of Austin’s utilities’ customer newsletter delivered 450,000 residential and business customers in the Greater Austin area

Category Sponsor $10,000 – 14,900

  • Selected science category identified in program and on stage as “presented by [your company name]”
  • One company representative on stage to present Junior and Senior awards in selected science category
  • Company name and logo on sponsors billboard list at entrance to festival
  • Company name and logo on the Science Fest web site, Junior/Senior Division page, with active link to your home page
  • Company name and logo, indicating Category Sponsor, on printed Science Fest program materials as well as on repeating slide show shown in the awards ceremony auditorium
  • Your employees actively involved in judging and volunteering

Categories

  • Animal Sciences
    (Behavior; Cellular Studies; Development; Ecology; Genetics; Nutrition & Growth; Physiology; Systematics& Evolution; Agricultural Animal Science)
  • Behavioral & Social Sciences
    (Clinical & Developmental / Cognitive / Physiological / Social Psychology; Human Behavior Studies)
  • Biochemistry
    (Analytical / General / Structural Biochemistry)
  • Cellular & Molecular Biology – Reserved for Thermo Fisher Scientific
    (Cell Physiology; Genetics; Immunology; Molecular Biology; Neurobiology)
  • Chemistry
    (Analytical /Computational / Inorganic / Organic Chemistry; Chemical Engineering)
  • Computer Science: Hardware/ Embedded Systems
    (System Hardware; Circuits; Internet of Things; Microcontrollers; Networking/Communications; Optics/Sensors/Signal Processing)
  • Computer Science: Systems Software
    (Algorithms; Cybersecurity; Databases; Operating System; Programming Languages; Software performance; Neural Networks; Gaming)
  • Earth and Environmental Sciences - City of Austin Watershed Protection & Office of Sustainability
    (Atmospheric / Climate / Environmental Science; Environmental Management / Engineering; Geosciences; Water / Soil Science)
  • Energy: Traditional/Alternative/Energy Efficiency
    (Energy Efficiency; Alternative / Renewable / Traditional Energy; Alternative Fuels; Solar / Thermal /Wind Energy; Fuel Cells & Batteries etc.)
  • Engineering Mechanics
    (Physical / Mechanical / Aerospace / Civil Engineering / Transportation / Electrical Engineering)
  • Health Sciences / Bio-Medical Engineering
    (Disease Study; Drug Development; Epidemiology; Nutrition; Biomedical Engineering; Computational Pharmacology / Bio-Modeling / Biology; Computer Neuroscience; Genomics & Genetics)
  • Materials Science - Reserved for the TyRex Group
    (Materials; Biomaterials; Ceramic & Glasses; Composite Materials; Materials Computation & Theory; Nanomaterials; Polymers)
  • Mathematical Sciences
    (Algebra; Analysis; Graph Theory; Geometry; Number Theory; Probability & Statistics)
  • Microbiology
    (Antimicrobials & Antibiotics; Applied Microbiology; Bacteriology; Virology; Microbial Genetics; Environmental Microbiology; Other)
  • Physics and Astronomy
    (Astronomy& Cosmology; Astro Physics; Mechanics; Nuclear, Plasma & Particle Physics; Electromagnetics; Optical / Quantum / Theoretical Physics)
  • Plant Sciences
    (Agronomy; Ecology; Genetics/Breeding; Growth & Development; Pathology; Physiology; Systematics & Evolution)
  • Robotics and Intelligent Machines
    (Biomechanics; Cognitive Systems; Control Theory; Machine Learning; Robot Kinematics; Integrated Sensors; Navigation)

Silver Sponsor $5,000 – $9,900

  • Company name and logo on sponsors’ billboard list at entrance to festival
  • Company name and logo, indicating Silver Sponsor, on the Science Fest web site, Junior/Senior Division page, with active link to your home page
  • Your name and logo, indicating Silver Sponsor, on printed Science Fest program materials as well as on repeating slide show displayed in the awards ceremony auditorium
  • Your employees actively involved in judging and volunteering

Bronze Sponsor $1,000 - $4,900

  • Company name and logo on sponsors’ billboard list at entrance to festival
  • Company name and logo, indicating Bronze Sponsor, on the Science Fest web site, sponsor page
  • Your name and logo, indicating Bronze Sponsor, on printed Science Fest program materials as well as on repeating slide show displayed in the awards ceremony auditorium
  • Your employees actively involved in judging and volunteering


Online Donation

Science Festival Title Sponsor

Gold Sponsors

Category Sponsors

Environmental Sciences

Materials Science

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

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