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Registration for the 2017 Siemens Competition is now open.

Follow the instructions carefully when registering.

  • Individuals and Teams must register prior to the project submission deadline of Monday, September 25, 2017 by 11:59pm E/T.
  • Each team must identify a Team Leader at registration.
  • Registering does not guarantee your entry into the Competition. Research Reports and all Additional Required Materials MUST be submitted by Tuesday, September 19, 2017 by 11:59pm E/T.
  • Upon successfully submitting your Research Project, you will receive a confirmation email acknowledging receipt.
  • If you do not have access to the Internet, please consult your teacher or mentor and consider the resources available to you at your school or local library.
  • If you experience technical difficulties, or have questions, please contact Discovery Education at or 800-323-9084.
  • Please note that it is the Individuals' and Teams' sole responsibility to ensure submission of the project by the Monday, September 25, 2017 deadline. Submissions uploaded after this date will not be accepted.

Individuals and Team Leaders will need to provide the following information to register and complete the Project and Student Profiles.

  • Legal name, address, home telephone number, cell phone number, and email address. NOTE: Only use your legal name as it appears on your passport, driver’s license or other legal documents.
  • Date of birth.
  • Citizenship Status (U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident). For Permanent Residents, your card number is required.
  • Official high school name, address, telephone number, and principal's name.
  • Mentor's name, address, telephone number, and email address.
  • Type of Research Project: Individual, Two-person, or Three-person Team.
  • Primary area of scientific research for your Research Report.

If your project involves Human Subjects and/or Other Vertebrates, carefully review the Human and Animal Protection Policy.

If you or your team members have submitted a project(s) to the Competition in the past, please see Project Eligibility in the Siemens Competition Guidelines.

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2017 Siemens Competition registration is now closed.

Academic Integrity

Competitors must demonstrate academic integrity. Read our policy about plagiarism and other violations.

Video Highlights

Siemens shieldView the 2016 Siemens Competition National Winners at the national competition in Washington, D.C. Click to view the list of winners. View National Finalist "Road to Regionals"