2021 National Finals Results

After a year of virtual competitions, the American Rocketry Challenge and its teams marked 2021 as our return to flight! Hosted at ten different regional launch sites June 11-20, 2021, the 2021 National Finals was extraordinary, and so were the teams that competed.

Scroll to the bottom of the page to see the full flight results.

2021 National Finals: Top Five Teams

PlacePrizeTeam #School/Group NameCity StateTotal ScoreFlight 1Flight 2
1$20,00020-6057Oregon Episcopal SchoolPortland OR7.716.7
2$15,00020-6696Explorer Post 1010 (Team 1)Rockville MD835
3$12,50020-5871Webster City High SchoolWebster City IA11.86011.86
4$10,00020-6268Mathmania RoboticsMission Viejo CA16.667.669
5$7,50020-6353Russellville City Schools (Team 1)Russellville AL23.6212.6
Each school or organization also receives $1,000

2021 Best First Time Finalist

PrizeTeam #School/Group NameCityState
$2,50020-6057Oregon Episcopal SchoolPortlandOR
Awarded to the best team who is competing in the National Finals for the first time.

2021 Best in Launch Sites

Launch SitePrizeTeam #School/Group NameCity State
Birmingham, AL$1,00020-6353Russellville City Schools (Team 1)Russellville AL
Brighton, WI$1,00021-0499Madison West High School (Team 1)Madison WI
Dayton, OH$1,00020-5871Webster City High SchoolWebster City IA
Lucerne Dry Lake, CA$1,00020-6268Mathmania RoboticsMission Viejo CA
Pasco, WA$1,00020-6057Oregon Episcopal SchoolPortland OR
Pueblo, CO$1,00020-6330Air Capital STEM ClubWichitaKS
Rockdale, TX$1,00020-6843Sherman High SchoolShermanTX
Syracuse, NY$1,00020-6186The Lawrenceville SchoolLawrenceville NJ
The Plains, VA$1,00020-6696Explorer Post 1010 (Team 1)Rockville MD
West Palm Beach, FL$1,00020-6119St. Croix STEM Academy (Team 2)KingshillUSVI

2021 Presentation Competition

AwardPrizeTeam #School/Group NameCityState
First Place$3,00020-6302Northville High SchoolNorthvilleMI
Second Place$1,50020-6040International Community SchoolKirklandWA
Best First Time Team$50020-6302Northville High SchoolNorthvilleMI

2021 Marketing Competition

AwardPrizeTeam #School/Group NameCityState
First Place$3,00020-6938Marquette High SchoolChesterfieldMO
Second Place$1,00020-6057Oregon Episcopal SchoolPortlandOR
The winning team also wins a custom logo and poster by 2046 Design, and custom merch featuring the team’s new logo.

2021 National Finals Flight Results

PlaceTeam #School/Group NameCity StateTotal ScoreFlight 1Flight 2
120-6057Oregon Episcopal SchoolPortland OR7.716.7
220-6696Explorer Post 1010 (Team 1)Rockville MD835
320-5871Webster City High SchoolWebster City IA11.86011.86
420-6268Mathmania RoboticsMission Viejo CA16.667.669
520-6353Russellville City Schools (Team 1)Russellville AL23.6212.6
621-0623American Youth Soccer Organization Region 174Granada Hills CA24915
620-6843Sherman High SchoolShermanTX24618
820-6206Wise CampsBellevue WA24.421311.42
920-5963Tharptown High SchoolRussellville AL25.564.7420.82
1020-6750Young Engineers in ActionCerritos CA26.38215.38
1120-6186The Lawrenceville SchoolLawrenceville NJ26.5415.3411.2
1220-6092Sylvania Northview High School (Team 2)Sylvania OH27.14918.14
1320-6302Northville High SchoolNorthville MI28.481117.48
1420-6234Oak Park High SchoolOak Park CA341024
1520-5885Boy Scout Troop 17Charlottesville VA36.1626.989.18
1621-0527Victory Christian Middle SchoolCharlotte NC38.2416.3621.88
1720-5912Sylvania Northview High School (Team 1)Sylvania OH38.4425.4413
1820-6397Camas High SchoolCamas WA41.1630.810.36
1920-6179Nazareth Academy High School for GirlsPhiladelphia PA41.22437.22
2020-6027Portland RocketryPortland OR41.51922.5
2120-6821Yamhill-Carlton High School Yamhill OR41.7216.425.32
2220-5944AIAA Orange County SectionIrvine CA42.866.8636
2321-0499Madison West High School (Team 1)Madison WI43.1231.1212
2420-6383St. Monica's HomeschoolRidgefield CT44.623212.62
2520-6612STARBASE Louisiana 2.0 (Team 1)Barksdale Air Force BaseLA44.881430.88
2620-6987Harmony Science Academy (Team 2)Houston TXTX48.4621.5226.94
2720-6166Richards R-V School District (Team 1)West Plains MO50.3622.2228.14
2820-6322Richards R-V School District (Team 2)West Plains MO54.223321.22
2920-6136Millbrook SchoolMillbrook NY54.9486.9
3020-7077HackgroundFulton MD55.182035.18
3120-6930Ingraham High SchoolSeattle WA55.6250.625
3220-6388Creekview High School (Team 1)Canton GA56.68749.68
3320-6412Civil Air Patrol Composite Squadron 64LaVerne CA584810
3420-5989Spring Grove Area Middle School (Team 2)Spring Grove PA60.935.0425.86
3520-6354Russellville City Schools (Team 2)Russellville AL62.6831.5631.12
3620-6837Vector Space (Team 2)Lynchburg VA62.9655.47.56
3721-0273Mercer Island Chinese AssociationMercer Island WA63.6816.6847
3820-6674Vector Space (Team 1)Lynchburg VA64.436.5227.88
3920-5891Interlude Musical OutreachIrvine CA65.8222.3843.44
4020-6173STARBASE Los AlamitosLos Alamitos CA68.3257.1211.2
4120-6549Winfield City High SchoolWinfield AL68.483632.48
4220-6698Explorer Post 1010 (Team 2)Rockville MD68.8636.7632.1
4320-6275Clariden School (Team 1)Southlake TX70.8818.8852
4421-0389Hackleburg High SchoolHackleburg AL75.6254.6221
4520-6471Central Middle SchoolCorapeake NC77.341859.34
4620-6389Creekview High School (Team 2)Canton GA77.720.6257.08
4720-6316Minster Civic Association (Team 1)Minster OH79.4451.4428
4820-5872East Fairmont Middle School (Team 1)Fairmont WV80.942.5638.34
4920-6664Meyzeek Middle SchoolLouisville KY81.182952.18
5020-7104Minster Journeyman (Team 1)Minster OH81.719.5262.18
5120-5862Shady Side Academy Senior SchoolPittsburgh PA82.566418.56
5220-7019Cedar Falls High SchoolCedar Falls IA85.5650.5635
5321-0503Madison West High School (Team 2)Madison WI91.8841.6450.24
5420-6101Prince of Peace Catholic SchoolLake Villa IL94913
5520-6831Kruger SchoolSan AntonioTX96.7883.812.98
5620-6505John Champe High SchoolAldie VA97.181.3815.72
5720-7009Spring Grove Area High School (Team 2)Spring Grove PA97.363661.36
5821-0212Howard County Chinese SchoolColumbiaMD105.6647.2858.38
5920-5881Fordyce High SchoolFordyceAR105.7671.7634
6020-6311Graham High SchoolGrahamTX107.4285.2422.18
6120-6919Neuqua Valley High SchoolNapervilleIL108.3844.6263.76
6220-6190Lincoln High SchoolLincoln AL113.8273.3840.44
6320-5875East Fairmont Middle School (Team 2)Fairmont WV123.666162.66
6420-6679Harmony Science Academy (Team 1)El Paso TX126.2829.9696.32
6520-6205Just A DropBellevue WA127.630.796.9
6620-6615STARBASE Louisiana 2.0 (Team 2)Barksdale Air Force BaseLA129.3262.3267
6720-5981Victory Christian High SchoolCharlotte NC133.8101.832
6820-6704Groton SchoolGroton MA134.941.0893.82
6920-6420North Marion High School (Team 2)Farmington WV135.784.5251.18
7020-5986Spring Grove Area Middle School (Team 1)Spring Grove PA140.988555.98
7121-0494Norfolk Technical CenterNorfolk VA142.3649.3693
7220-6823Lexington High SchoolLexington MA142.521121.5
7320-6381Maharishi SchoolFairfield IA150.68138.0612.62
7420-6459St. Thomas High SchoolHoustonTX152.428171.42
7520-6319Minster Civic Association (Team 2)Minster OH1586296
7620-6330Air Capital STEM ClubWichitaKS163.7227.36136.36
7720-5877East Fairmont STEMFairmont WV184.6463.52121.12
7821-0524Hill Murray High SchoolMaplewood MN185.137.3147.8
7920-6276Clariden School (Team 2)Southlake TX186.7685.42101.34
8020-5982Spring Grove Area High School (Team 1)Spring Grove PA202.64128.7273.92
8120-6932Flower Mound HschoolFlower MoundTX237.82149.4688.36
8220-6119St. Croix STEM Academy (Team 2)KingshillUSVI247.8890.62157.26
8320-6938Marquette High SchoolChesterfield MO329.72144.2862.64
8420-7088IvyMaxSan Diego CA346.46223.76122.7
8520-7105Minster Journeyman (Team 2)Minster OH499.92302.6197.32
8620-6480Princess Anne High SchoolVirginia Beach VA555.92239.64316.28
8720-6596Presidio Independent School District (Team 2)Presidio TX709.0836.2672.88

Scores Based on Single Flight

PlaceTeam #School/Group NameCity StateTotal ScoreFlight 1Flight 2
8820-6910Stone Memorial High SchoolCrossville TN9.24DQ9.24
8920-6771Hewitt Trussville High SchoolTrussville AL13DQ13
9020-6122Ohio 4HWest Chester OH18.818.8DQ
9120-6303Mu FoundationBellevue WA35.5635.56DQ
9220-6418North Marion High School (Team 1)Farmington WV3838DQ
9320-6462Emerald RocketryBellevue WA40DQ40
9420-6118 St. Croix STEM Academy (Team 1)KingshillUSVI55.56DQ55.56
9520-6447Presidio Independent School District (Team 1)PresidioTX6161DQ
9620-7072Cumberland Civil Air PatrolWiley Ford WV81.9281.92DQ
9721-0245Saint Anthony's High SchoolHuntington NY119.68119.68DQ
9820-6933Alexander Central High SchoolTaylorsville NCDQDQDQ
9820-5866Plano West Senior High SchoolPlanoTXDQDQDQ
9820-6039Woodridge Middle SchoolHigh Ridge MODQDQDQ