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
The American Rocketry Challenge’s 2020 competition is postponed until 2021. All teams registered to compete in 2020 will automatically be signed up to compete next year. New teams can sign up to compete starting September 1, 2020.Learn more about the 2020 Postponement
2020 Virtual Competition Winners Announced
This year, the American Rocketry Challenge featured three virtual competitions: our Presentation, Marketing, and Engineering Notebook Competitions. After months of hard work, the winners have been announced! Go take a look at our teams’ hard work, and see what it takes to be some of the best young rocket scientists in the United States.
COVID-19 Update: 2020 COMPETITION POSTPONED UNTIL 2021
To ensure the health and safety of our rocketeers, mentors, teachers, and their families, the 2020 Qualification Flights deadline and 2020 National Finals are officially postponed and will be rolle-over into our 2021 competition.
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