2020-2021 Dates and Deadlines of Events

Registration: September 1-20, 2020

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 should be filled out, scanned in, and emailed to consult@supercomputingchallenge.org or mailed to the address below. The registration fees ($40/student) can be paid via a check made out to the Supercomputing Challenge and mailed to the address below or submitted via PayPal (see the PayPal button on the registration page).

Supercomputing Challenge
PO Box 91824
Albuquerque, NM 87199


All teams must submit a proposal online (on the Proposals page) prior to the Kickoff. Remember, proposals are short and concise ~ no more than 250 words.


This year's Kickoff will be virtual via Zoom.


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

December 10, 2020 Interim Report is due

January Peer Review

Recommended January Peer Review

Project Evaluations

Monday, February 22, 2021 through Saturday, February 27, 2021

February Project Evaluations will be held virtually during the last week of February, 22 - 27, Monday through Saturday. See Feb Evaluations for more details.

February 28, 2021: Deadline to submit scholarship applications.

Final Judging and Awarding of Prizes

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at NOON. Deadline to submit final report.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 Registration deadline for Expo and Awards Ceremony.

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 Judges Conference Call.

Monday, April 26, 2021 Supercomputing Challenge Expo in Los Alamos.

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 Awards Ceremony

2021 Summer Teacher Institute