29th Annual Supercomputing Challenge

Developing a Code for Success

2018-2019 Dates and Deadlines of Events

Registration: September 1-20, 2018

Online registrations must be completed by September 20th.

Go to the Registration page to register a team and teacher.

Team Entry Authorization Form signature sheets and registration fees ($40/student) should be brought to the October 13-14 Kickoff. If the team is not attending the Kickoff, the form and fee should be sent to the Challenge at:

Supercomputing Challenge
107 Sherwood Blvd
White Rock, NM 87547


All teams attending the Supercomputing Challenge Kickoff Conference must submit a proposal online (on the Proposals page) prior to attending. Teams must also bring a hard-copy of this proposal with them to the conference. Remember, proposals are short and concise ~ no more than 250 words.


Kickoff Training Session in Socorro, New Mexico, at New Mexico Tech

Saturday, October 13, 2018 - Sunday, October 14, 2018, registration 9:00-11:30am.


Project Refinement and Interim Reports submitted online (on the Interims page).

December 10, 2018 Interim Report is due

January Peer Review

Recommended January Peer Review

Project Evaluation

Friday, February 1, 2019 through Saturday, February 23, 2019

February 28, 2019: Deadline to submit scholarship applications.

Final Judging and Awarding of Prizes

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at NOON. Deadline to submit final report.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 Registration deadline for Expo and Awards Ceremony.

Monday, April 15, 2019, 8:00 am Submissions for the Best Web version of a final report due.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 Judges' Conference Call.

Monday, April 29, 2019 Supercomputing Challenge Expo probably in Albuquerque.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 Awards Ceremony

2019 Summer Teacher Institute