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 13, 2017
(hand delivered by Oct 19)
Oct 21Oct 21
Projects from any grade requesting EARLY
PRE-APPROVAL
Nov 10, 2017
(hand delivered by Nov 16)
Nov 18Nov 18
Final deadline for ALL projects needing SRC pre approval.
Nov 24, 2017
(hand delivered by Nov 30,
see address below)
Dec 2Dec 2
Project changes and all projects NOT requiring pre-approval Jan 5, 2018
(hand delivered by Jan 11,
see address below)
Jan 13NONE
FINAL DEADLINE Project changes and ALL projects NOT requiring pre-approval Jan 26, 2018
(hand delivered by Feb 1,
see address below)
Feb 3NONE

** The IRB committee [which reviews projects involving human subjects] meets only on the 3 dates indicated above.  Projects using human subjects (either by experimentation or survey) postmarked after Nov. 24, 2017 or hand delivered after Nov. 30, 2017 will NOT be accepted.

Applications may 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 to SCVSEFA, P.O. Box 307, Los Altos, CA 94023.
There is a new drop-off address:

Applications may be hand delivered to 1275 Martin Avenue in Palo Alto.  Please put the application in the drop-off box on the front porch.  No need to ring the bell, as the box is frequently checked.

Schedule of STUDENT CLINICS & TEACHER WORKSHOPS link.

 

The 2018 Synopsys Championship will be held in the South Hall of the San Jose Convention Center

March 14, 2018 – Display board registration and placement on the exhibit hall floor 12-6 PM.

March 15, 2018 – Judging 1:30 – 6 PM. Students must be at their display boards.

Awards Ceremony will be held in April 2018

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