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TCRSF Calendar Deadlines

Prelimiary Deadlines and Important Dates Summary. This information is subject to change on January 5, 2021.

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.
June 8, 2020 Research paper registration opens for 2021
January 19, 2021   Virtual fair registration opens.
January 27, 2021   Award Sponsors’ Deadline for Preapproval of Special Awards to be offered in 2021
February 3, 2021 Registration deadline online for research papers and projects. Register & submit electronic abstracts and research papers by 10:00 pm CST.
Friday, February 5, 2021   Postmark deadline to mail paperwork and fees to:
TCRSF, 13570 Grove Drive #277, Maple Grove, MN 55311
February 5-16, 2021 Research Paper Judging
February 15, 2021 All form fixes MUST be completed and received by TCRSF SRC.
February 15, 2021 All online document and videos must be uploaded. Safety and Display work starts the next day.
February 16-18, 2021 Display and Safety review of all project materials and videos entered.
February 19-24, 2021 Round 1 of judging using uploaded project materials and videos.
February 23, 2021 Students and registered Teachers may access research paper judges’ comments online through their log in
February 26, 2021 Potential live judging schedule via virtual conference rooms
February 28, 2021 Virtual awards ceremony starting at 1 pm.
March 1, 2021 Virtual ISEF winners meeting - 7-9 pm. This is for all ISEF award winners, ISEF award alternates, and any interested parents and teachers.
March 3, 2021 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 24-April 2, 2021  
March 26-April 2, 20212021 Minnesota State Virtual Science and Engineering Fair (all grades project competition)


ISEF (International Science & Engineering Fair)

May 10-15 2020  Virtual ISEF Exhibition
May 2021  Virtual ISEF Competition
May 8-13 2022  Atlanta, GA. TCRSF plans to travel on May 7,2022

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