Key dates for the 2018-2019 You Be The Chemist Challenge program
September 18 – October 12, 2018
Challenge site registration
Volunteers who are trained as “Organizers” to host Challenge competitions register their sites during this time.
October 23, 2018 – January 22, 2019
Educators interested in inviting their students to participate register during this time.
Please check back for a live registration link on October 23!
Challenge Qualifier posted
February 1, 2019 (or February 15, 2019 in select cases*)
Qualifier Administration & Reporting deadline for Local Challenges
*This deadline is dependent on the Local Challenge date scheduled by an Organizer. If the later deadline applies, it will be communicated to School Coordinators directly by Challenge Organizers.
February 16 – March 24, 2019
Local Challenge competitions
March 22, 2019
Qualifier Administration & Reporting deadline for Local-as-State Challenges
April 6 – 28, 2019
State and Local-as-State Challenge competitions
June 17, 2019
2019 National Challenge competition in Washington, D.C. – 15th Anniversary Year