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TCRSF Calendar Deadlines

Prelimiary Deadlines and Important Dates Summary. This information is subject to change on January 5, 2022.

The FIRST DEADLINE is for the student to have their research plan approved before the start of the experimentation by the parent, teacher / adult sponsor, and when required, an Internal Review Board, a Scientific Review Committee, or a research lab's safety and rules governing board (such as an University Laboratory Animal Care Committee (ULACC) or Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) or Institutional Review Board (IRB) or Institutional Bio-safety Committee (IBC) or Committee on Infectious Biohazards (CIB), etc. Check with your teacher / adult sponsor and show your teacher / adult sponsor your ISEF required forms to get the correct forms signed by the correct committee approval.) BEFORE the experiment may begin. If in doubt, email your name, grade, and complete research plan to src@tcrsf.net for SRC pre-approval.

Anytime Judges, volunteers, and teachers may register or update their records at any time.
Before experimentation:   have project research plan approved by parent, teacher/mentor, and for projects requiring one or more of the additional forms (1C, 4 through 6B), appropriate review boards approval.
January 4, 2022 Research paper registration opens for 2022
January 4, 2022 Project fair registration opens for 2022
January 28, 2022   Award Sponsors’ Deadline for Preapproval of Special Awards to be offered in 2022
February 2, 2022 Registration deadline online for research papers and projects. Register & submit electronic abstracts and research papers by 10:00 pm CST.
Friday, February 4, 2022   Deadline for submitting all project SRC paperwork online
Postmark deadline to mail fees to:
TCRSF, 13570 Grove Drive #277, Maple Grove, MN 55311
Feb 4-16, 2022 Research Paper Judging
February 15, 2022 All project form fixes MUST be completed and submitted online.
February 22, 2022 Research paper judge comments will be emailed to the students
If In-Person
February 25, 2022    Day 1 of project fair - See Fair Day Schedule for details.
February 26, 2022    Day 2 of project fair - for volunteers and fair staff only.
February 27, 2022    Day 3 of project fair - Public viewing 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Project teardown 12:00-12:45 pm. Awards ceremony starting at 1 pm.
If Virtual
February 19-23, 2022    Round 1 of judging using uploaded project materials and videos.
February 25, 2022    Potential live judging schedule via virtual conference rooms - late afternoon and evening.
February 28, 2022 ISEF winners meeting - 7-8:30 pm. This is for all ISEF award winners, ISEF award alternates, and any interested parents and teachers. In-person or Virtual, to be announced.
March 2, 2022 Requested deadline for students selected to compete at state (paper and project) to let TCRSF know (RSVP-regrets) if they cannot attend virtual state, so TCRSF has time to contact an alternate.
March 14-27, 2022 North Central Regional Virtual Science & Humanities Symposium (high school research paper competition)
March 20-27, 2022 Minnesota State Virtual Science and Engineering Fair (all grades project competition)


ISEF (International Science & Engineering Fair)

May 8-13 2022  Atlanta, GA. Currently scheduled for in-person. TCRSF plans to travel on May 7, 2022

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