Important Dates

 US MAIL Postmark
Deadline (projects
may be hand delivered
until 2 days prior
to meeting)
SRC
Review
Meeting
(Safety /
Scientific
Review)
Institutional
Review Board
Meeting
(Human subjects
studies)
**
Projects from any grade requesting EARLY
PRE-APPROVAL
Oct 2, 2016
(hand delivered by Oct 6)
Oct 8Oct 8
Projects from any grade requesting EARLY
PRE-APPROVAL
Oct 30, 2016
(hand delivered by Nov 3)
Nov 5Nov 5
Final deadline for ALL projects needing SRC pre approval.
Nov 23, 2016
(hand delivered by Nov 30,
see address below)
Dec 3Dec 3
All Projects NOT requiring pre-approvalJan 26, 2017
(hand delivered by Feb 1,
see address below)
Feb 4NONE

** The IRB committee [which reviews projects involving human subjects] only meets on the 3 dates indicated above.  Projects using human subjects (either by experimentation or survey) postmarked after Nov 23, 2016 or hand delivered after Nov 30, 2016 will NOT be accepted.

Applications can be submitted at any time prior to the final deadlines for the project type, but can only be reviewed on the dates indicated above when the Scientific Review Committee meets.

Submit applications via U.S. mail prior to deadline (SCVSEFA at P.O. Box 307, Los Altos, CA 94023.

Applications may be hand delivered to 2321 Harvard St in Palo Alto 94306.  Please put the application in the drop-off box on the front porch.  No need to knock at the door, as box is frequently checked.

Schedule of STUDENT CLINICS & TEACHER WORKSHOPS link.

 

2017 Synopsys Championship will be held in the South Hall of the San Jose Convention Center

March 22, 2017 – Display board registration and placement on the exhibit hall floor 12-6PM.

March 23, 2017 – Judging 2-6PM. Students must be at their display boards.

Awards Ceremony will be held April 9, 2017

Student winners will be invited to the awards ceremony when the winners’ list is posted on the website (approximately 1 week following the fair).