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seated assembly of industry judges and moderators listening to presentation before the start of the 2022 Student Paper Contest in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering

Contest Dates

The local contest for 2023 has been scheduled.

Saturday, January 28 – Main contest with volunteer judges and all participating students

Saturday, February 4 – Run-off contest to determine overall division winners

Contest Objective

The local paper contest is a peer-level competition for our junior, senior, and graduate level students, one geared toward assisting them to develop proficiency in presenting technical papers or research projects in an oral and visual form before both their peers and a panel of experts.

Contest Results

April 2022 - regional winners

Want to be a Judge?

Please review our Judge Information page for more details on how you can volunteer to judge or moderate our main contest for 2023.

Wish to Donate?

You can find our sponsor information here.

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