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.
Registration for the 2022 American Rocketry Challenge is open!
Are you and your team ready for this year’s challenge? Registration is now open, so get signed up ASAP! Teams that are fully registered receive special discounts on altimeters and other parts from our vendor partners, so the sooner you sign up, the more you can save on designing your rockets.
2022 Challenge Rules
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The World's Largest Student Rocket Contest
Registration for the 2021 American Rocketry Challenge is now closed. Learn how your team can compete in this exciting STEM competition next year!Learn more about the American Rocketry Challenge
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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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