The event is in-person only, on UTA premises. High school students can participate if they will be 18 by the time of the event or they will be accompanied by adult over 21 throughout the event.


Register today! Participate as an observer or give presentations. Over $3000 in cash prizes!

Registration Deadline: February 4, 2022

There are many ways for students of all majors to participate in SCRF. Those curious about computing research and innovation can attend as observers. Students who have been working on research or projects are encouraged to enter one (or all!) of the student presentations, alone or in a team.

To observe, you can be a student at any level. If you are not a student, please contact us.

To present alone without any team, you must self-identify as a female or non-binary, or a person with disabilities, or as a member of an underrepresented population in the computing field — including Blacks and African Americans, Hispanics, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Native Pacific Islanders.

To present as a member of a team, you do not have to fit the above descriptions, but your team must have at least one such team member.

If space or time becomes limited, UTA students and teams that include UTA students will be given priority.

Student Presentation Types

Research Lightning Talks

PhD students only

Each individual is given 5 minutes to give a presentation on their current research.

Presentation and Demonstration

Open to high-school, undergraduate, and graduate students

Each team of students uses a poster and/or a demonstration to showcase their project that was accomplished in various contexts, such as dissertation/thesis, REU project, independent study, course project, science fair, and so on. The team will staff a booth and interact with judges and spectators during the event.

OurCS@DFW Team Presentations

OurCS@DFW teams only

Each of the research workshop teams from OurCS@DFW will present their projects at SCRF.

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SCRF - a festival for all students in computing
February 21, 2022

Funding for the Event Provided By

Goldman Sachs

Of Interest

OurCS@DFW is also happening at UTA. Learn more about it.

Computer Science and Engineering at UTA