2023-2024 Dates and Deadlines of Events

Individuals Register: August 15 - September 20, 2023

Participant registrations should be completed in September.

Go to the Registration page to register students and teachers.


Teams Form: September

Teams should form and register by September 30th.

Team Entry Authorization Form signature sheets should be filled out and brought to the Kickoff or they can be scanned in and emailed to or mailed to the address below. The registration fees ($40/student) can be paid via a check made out to the Supercomputing Challenge and brought to the Kickoff or mailed to the address below or submitted via PayPal (see the PayPal button on the registration page) or schools can submit a purchase order for the registration fees.

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 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, September 30, 2023 - Sunday, October 1, 2023, registration 9:00-11:30am Saturday morning in the Joseph Fidel Student Union building lobby, lunch at the cafeteria, Keynote and classes on Saturday afternoon, pizza party dinner followed by another Keynote and evening elective classes. Sunday morning classes, lunch and Keynote, departing NM Tech around 1:00 pm.


Proposals should be submitted by the Kickoff. Remember, proposals are short and concise ~ no more than 250 words.


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

January 10, 2024 Interim Report is due

January Peer Review

Recommended January Peer Review

Project Evaluations

Saturday, February 10, 2024 through Saturday, March 2, 2024

February Project Evaluations will be held at universities around the state. See Feb Evaluations for more details.


March 1, 2024: Deadline to submit scholarship applications.

Final Judging and Awarding of Prizes

Wednesday, April 10, 2024 at NOON. Deadline to submit final report.

Wednesday, April 10, 2024 Registration deadline for Expo and Awards Ceremony.

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 Judges Conference Call.

Monday, April 29, 2024 Supercomputing Challenge Expo in Los Alamos.

Tuesday, April 30, 2024 Awards Ceremony in Los Alamos.


July 2024 Possible Summer Teacher Institute