Prizes and Awards

Teams competing in the 2021 American Rocketry Challenge have the chance to win a part of over $100,000 in prizes! From the National Finals to our virtual Marketing and Presentation Competitions, read on to see all the ways you can win.

Updated 2021 Competition Prizes

National Finals Prizes

1st Place: $20,000.00 for the team, $1,000.00 for the school

2nd Place: $15,000.00 for the team, $1,000.00 for the school

3rd Place: $12,500.00 for the team, $1,000.00 for the school

4th Place: $10,000.00 for the team, $1,000.00 for the school

5th Place: $7,500.00 for the team, $1,000.00 for the school

*NEW* Best in Launch Site: $1,000.00 for the best performing team at each launch site. This prize is in addition to any other prize won.

*NEW* Best First Time Finalist: $2,500.00 for the best team who is competing in the National Finals for the first time.

Read about the changes to this year's National Finals

Marketing Competition

1st Place:  $3,000 for the team, custom logo and poster by 2046 Design, and custom merch featuring your team’s new logo

2nd Place: $1,500 for the team

Learn more about the Marketing Competition

Presentation Competition

1st Place: $3,000 for the team

2nd Place: $1,500 for the team

Best First Time Team: $500 for the best performing team which has never competed in the American Rocketry Challenge before.

Learn more about the Presentation Competition

Kerbal Rocketry Challenge

1st Place: $3,000 for the team

2nd Place: $1,500 for the team

More information on the 2021 Kerbal Rocketry Challenge coming soon!

Get in Touch

Want to learn more about the prizes offered? Reach out to our team and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can!

Contact Us