2019-2020 Dates and Deadlines of Events

Registration: September 1-20, 2019

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 12-13 Kickoff. If the team is not attending the Kickoff, the form and fee should be sent to the Challenge at:

Supercomputing Challenge
PO Box 91824
Albuquerque, NM 87199


All teams attending the Supercomputing Challenge Kickoff Conference must submit a proposal online (on the Proposals page) prior to attending the Kickoff. 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 12, 2019 - Sunday, October 13, 2019, registration 9:00-11:30am Saturday morning in the Joseph Fidel Student Union building lobby.


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

December 10, 2019 Interim Report is due

January Peer Review

Recommended January Peer Review

Project Evaluation

Friday, February 7, 2020 through Saturday, February 29, 2020

February 28, 2020: Deadline to submit scholarship applications.

Final Judging and Awarding of Prizes

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at NOON. Deadline to submit final report.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 Registration deadline for Expo and Awards Ceremony.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 Judges Conference Call.

Monday, April 20, 2020, 8:00 am Submissions for the Best Web version of a final report due.

Monday, April 27, 2020 Supercomputing Challenge Expo in Los Alamos.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 Awards Ceremony

2020 Summer Teacher Institute