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.
Kerbal Rocketry Challenge Q&A with Developers
We brought the developers of Kerbal Space Program to answer your questions about the challenge. Not only that, but they gave our viewers exclusive advice on how to win the competition.
Learn More about the Kerbal Rocketry Challenge
The in-person 2021 competition may be over, but this year’s competition continues online with the second annual Kerbal Rocketry Challenge! It’s your chance to compete for $4,500 in prizes.
Oregon Episcopal School Crowned National Champion
615 teams competed in the 2021 American Rocketry Challenge, but only one took home the title of National Champion. Congratulations Oregon Episcopal School! The team also won Best in Launch Site for Pasco, WA and Best First Time National Finals Team.
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2022 Challenge Rules Released
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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