The SC13 Technical Papers program received 457 submissions covering a wide variety of research topics in high performance computing. We followed a rigorous peer review process with an author rebuttal period, careful management of conflicts, and four reviews per submission (in most cases). At a two-day face-to-face committee meeting on June 24-25 in Denver, over 230 technicalpaper committee members discussed every paper and finalized the selections. At the conclusion of the meeting, SC13 Technical Papers had accepted 90 papers, reflecting an acceptance rate of 20 percent. Additionally, 13 of the 90 accepted papers have been selected as finalists for the Best Paper and Best Student Paper awards. Winners will be announced during the SC13 Awards Session on Thursday, November 21, 2013.