The American Rocketry Challenge
The American Rocketry Challenge is the world’s largest rocket contest with nearly 5,000 students nationwide competing each year. The contest gives middle and high school students the opportunity to design, build and launch model rockets and hands-on experience solving engineering problems.
The World's Largest Student Rocket Contest
Registration for the American Rocketry Challenge is open now through December 1! Learn how your team can compete in this exciting STEM competition.Learn more about the American Rocketry Challenge
The American Rocketry Challenge Registration is Now Open!
Registration for the 2021 American Rocketry Challenge is open now through December, 1, 2020! All teams registered to compete in 2020 will automatically be signed up to compete in 2021.
Team’s that register for the rocket contest before October 31, 2020 will receive 30% off all merchandise in the American Rocketry Challenge online store.
2021 Title I Grant Program
New to rocketry? The American Rocketry Challenge offers grants to Title I schools to provide resources and initial funding to help launch a rocketry program.
25 grants are available for the 2021 competition, all for schools that have not competed previously in the American Rocketry Challenge. The deadline to apply for a 2021 Title I grant is December 11, 2020.
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The American Rocketry Challenge allows me to engage and participate in a nationwide competition while learning and having fun with people that have similar likes and talents.
Kyra Wagner, Team Captain
Webster City, IA
The American Rocketry Challenge provides me the opportunity to give my students an endeavor that fosters curiosity, imagination, and scientific skills in the firmest spirit of collaborative enterprise.
Greg Severino, Teacher
TARC introduces students to the realities of the real world engineering pursuits, teaching them to attack not just the solvable problems but also face and learn how to mitigate the factors that they do not have control over.
Pavel Pinkas, Mentor
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