The key dates and periods of the SCORE contest are given below. All deadlines are 23:59 anywhere on earth (AoE) and are strict.
- 2 March 2020: Publication of CfP on SCORE website.
- From 30 March 2020: Advertisement of SCORE project availability and solicitation of student teams
- From 30 March 2020 to 30 October 2020: Registration open for teams entering the contest.
- 1 June 2020: Teams may start to submit summary reports (submissions open).
- 30 November 2020: Deadline for the submission of summary reports.
- 8 February 2021: Notification of semi-finalists who will submit full deliverables.
- 1 March 2021: Deadline for the submission of full deliverables by semi-finalists.
- 22 March 2021: Notification of finalists who will be invited to ICSE 2021.
- ICSE 2021 (22 - 30 May 2021): Final evaluation and presentation of the awards.
Project scopes and submission deadlines are designed to enable teams in one-semester software engineering courses to participate in the contest.