Early Submission Guidelines

General Guidelines for Written Submission Documents
  • Typed and Double spaced
  • Size 12 font, Times New Roman
  • All submissions must be in PDF format.
  • A written statement is required for all early submission competitions, which should be included on a separate
    page at the end of your document, or submission.
  • Have a cover page with the title, MIST ID and name of competition. Competitor name or other identifying markers
    should not be anywhere on the piece.
  • Label your document in the following format: “MISTID_COMPETITIONNAME” for example “123-7869_PreparedEssay”.
  • Email subject field: “MIST ID, Team Name, and Project”
*Note MIST Philadelphia has the right to dock points from your piece if the above format of titling your pieces is not followed
for early submission.
**Make sure to check the rules pertaining to your competition for Written Statement. All the competitions do NOT have
the same requirements.
***MIST Philadelphia will accept late submissions only for the next 24-hours after the submission deadline AND dock points for tardiness.

PLEASE SEND YOUR SUBMISSIONS TO: phillymist.competitions@gmail.com

EARLY COMPETITIONS & SUBMISSION DETAILS

Three Weeks Prior to Tournament (February 25th by 11:59 PM):
  • Business Venture Proposal
  • Community Service Abstract
  • Science Fair Abstract
Two Weeks Prior to Tournament (March 4th by 11:59 PM):
  • Poetry
  • Prepared Essay
  • Short Fiction
  • Short Film
  • Social Media
  • Graphic Design
General Guidelines for Written Submission Documents
  • Typed and Double spaced
  • Size 12 font, Times New Roman
  • All submissions must be in PDF format.
  • A written statement is required for all early submission competitions, which should be included on a separate
    page at the end of your document, or submission.
  • Have a cover page with the title, MIST ID and name of competition. Competitor name or other identifying markers
    should not be anywhere on the piece.
  • Label your document in the following format: “MISTID_COMPETITIONNAME” for example “123-7869_PreparedEssay”.
*Note MIST Philadelphia requires 3 hard copies of your early submission competition.
**Note MIST Philadelphia has the right to dock points from your piece if the above format of titling your pieces is not followed
for early submission.
***Make sure to check the rules pertaining to your competition for Written Statement. All the competitions do NOT have
the same requirements.

Competitions Update!

This year’s Knowledge Test books are:

EARLY REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

Early Registration will last until February 21st. Sign up here. There are instructions that take you step by step through the entire registration process. Please take note of the several important forms listed (financial aid, ambassador, informational session request) and do not hesitate to reach out to us if you have any questions about any of them. For your convenience, they are also listed below:

Financial Aid         Ambassador        Eligibility Rules        Info Session Request

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

As we prepare for this year’s MIST, we are ready to start recruiting! We would like to thank the previous year’s volunteers, and we would love for you to join us again this upcoming year! For those of you who are new to MIST, you may visit www.mistphilly.com for more information. MIST will take place during a weekend in either late March or early April 2017. We are accepting volunteer applications until January 1st , 2017. We hope you can join us for the best MIST year ever!

Click below to sign up as volunteer!

www.mistphilly.com/volunteer