2022 National Finals Results

Newport High School (Team 2) took home the top prize at the 2022 National Finals on May 14, 2022 at Great Meadow in the The Plains, Va. Newport High School will go on to represent the United States in the International Rocketry Challenge at the Farnborough Air Show outside London, England in July 2022.

In all, 724 teams from 41 states competed in the 2022 American Rocketry Challenge. Students designed, built, and launched rockets to exacting requirements as they competed for more than $100,000 in cash and prizes. Below are the results for this year’s National Finals, as well as the Presentation and Marketing Competitions.

The top twenty-five finishers receive an invitation to participate in NASA’s Student Launch initiative to continue their exploration of rocketry with high-powered rockets and challenging mission parameters.

Check out the full results below:

2022 National Finals: Top 10 Teams

PlacePrizeTeam #School/Group NameCityStateFlight 1Flight 2Total Score
1$20,00022-1326Newport High School - Team 2BellevueWA21113
2$15,00022-1804Newport High School - Team 1BellevueWA21214
3$12,50022-1126All Saints Episcopal SchoolHasletTX6.121117.12
4$10,00022-1534Spring Grove Area Intermediate School - Team 2Spring GrovePA136.819.8
5$7,50022-1645Coleman High SchoolColemanTX10.121020.12
6$3,50022-1385Creekview High School - Team 3CantonGA17.2724.2
7$2,50022-1495Camas High SchoolCamasWA916.1625.16
8$2,50022-1500Young Engineers in ActionHawaiian GardensCA19.641029.64
9$2,50022-1764Thomas Jefferson High School - Team 9AlexandriaVA726.833.8
10$1,50022-1196Tharptown High SchoolRussellvilleAL134.1235.12
Each school or organization for teams 1-5 also receives $1,000. Each school or organization for teams 6-10 also receives $500.

2022 Best First Time Finalist

Team NameCityStateFlight 1Flight 2Total
22-2271Geffen Academy at UCLALos AngelesCA17.882643.88
Awarded to the best team who is competing in the National Finals for the first time. The team wins $2,500 and the school receives $500.

2022 Presentation Competition

Team NameCityState
1$3,00022-1419 Cary Academy CaryNC
2$1,50022-0918Northville High SchoolNorthvilleMI
Rookie$50022-1419 Cary Academy CaryNC

2022 Marketing Competition

Team NameCity, StateVideo
1$3,00022-2018Sato AcademyLong Beach, CAhttps://youtu.be/vdNMCeNONqg
2$1,50022-1006Christian Home Educators of CincinnatiMorrow, OHhttps://youtu.be/0ELhg6-pjuU
The winning team also wins a custom logo and poster by 2046 Design, and custom merch featuring the team’s new logo.

2022 National Finals Flight Results

Team NameCityStateFlight 1Flight 2Total
122-1326Newport High School - Team 2BellevueWA21113
222-1804Newport High School - Team 1BellevueWA21214
322-1126All Saints Episcopal SchoolHasletTX6.121117.12
422-1534Spring Grove Area Intermediate School - Team 2Spring GrovePA136.819.8
522-1645Coleman High SchoolColemanTX10.121020.12
622-1385Creekview High School - Team 3CantonGA17.2724.2
722-1495Camas High SchoolCamasWA916.1625.16
822-1500Young Engineers in ActionHawaiian GardensCA19.641029.64
922-1764Thomas Jefferson High School - Team 9AlexandriaVA726.833.8
1022-1196Tharptown High SchoolRussellvilleAL134.1235.12
1122-1522First Baptist Church of Manchester Youth Group - Team 2ManchesterCT32.64335.64
1222-1187The Cornerstone School - Team 1OcalaFL14.0424.7238.76
1322-1365Millington Community SchoolsMillingtonMI73340
1422-1797Stoller Middle SchoolPortlandOR32.128.3240.44
1522-2271Geffen Academy at UCLALos AngelesCA17.882643.88
1622-2382Seabrook Intermediate School - Team 1SeabrookTX182846
1722-1410Morris County 4-HMorristownNJ1433.9647.96
1822-1414St. Monica HomeschoolRidgefieldCT2029.3249.32
1922-2141Harmony School of Endeavor - Team 1AustinTX24.1634.7258.88
2022-0670Muscle Shoals High SchoolMuscle ShoalsAL362460
2122-1741East Aurora Union Free School DistrictEast AuroraNY1948.7267.72
2222-1519Mission San Jose High SchoolFremontCA25.8843.3269.2
2322-1138Explorer Post 1010RockvilleMD38.44684.4
2422-1701Thomas Jefferson High School - Team 7AlexandriaVA2064.7684.76
2522-1538Spring Grove Area High School - Team 1Spring GrovePA19.5665.6485.2
2522-2228Whitney M. Young Magnet High School - Team 2ChicagoIL21.26485.2
2722-1549First Baptist Church of Manchester Youth Group - Team 1ManchesterCT779.9686.96
2822-1400American Youth Soccer Organization Region 174Granada HillsCA20.87797.8
2922-2120Harmony Science Academy - Team 1El PasoTX1286.1698.16
3022-1693STARBASE Louisiana 2.0 - Team 2Barksdale AFBLA5105.16110.16
3122-2130Madison West High School - Team 3MadisonWI3776.24113.24
3222-1692STARBASE Louisiana 2.0 - Team 1Barksdale AFBLA28.64103.92132.56
3322-2087Colbert County 4-HTuscumbiaAL19116.08135.08
3422-2384Seabrook Intermediate School - Team 2SeabrookTX35.44161.64197.08
3522-1407Jamesburg Presbyterian ChurchJamesburgNJ32.88174.72207.6
3622-0796Woodridge Middle School - Team 2High RidgeMO36216.72252.72
3722-1632Whitney M. Young Magnet High School - Team 1ChicagoIL12.68860872.68
3822-2126Madison West High School - Team 2MadisonWI18860878
The top twenty-five finishers receive an invitation to participate in NASA’s Student Launch initiative to continue their exploration of rocketry with high-powered rockets and challenging mission parameters.

Scores Based on Single Flight

Team NameCityStateFlight 1Flight 2Total
3922-0879Richards R5 - Team 1West PlainsMO5DQ5
4022-1669West Morgan Middle SchoolFlorenceAL6.8DQ6.8
4122-2376Clayton High SchoolClaytonMO17DQ17
4222-0657East Fairmont Middle School - Team 2FairmontWV34.44DQ34.44
4322-1401Montgomery High SchoolSkillmanNJ39.1239.12
4422-1711JP Stevens High SchoolEdisonNJ39.4439.44
4522-2149Templeton Middle School/Hamilton School DistrictSussexWI4040
4622-0661Combined Scout Troops WoodbridgeVA40.440.4
4722-1599Kealakehe High School Kailua KonaHI40.4440.44
4822-1851University SchoolHunting ValleyOH41.2841.28
4922-1409Air Capital STEM ClubWichita KS41.8441.84
5022-1964Bellevue Senior High School - Team 2BellevueWA42.3642.36
5122-1110Russellville High SchoolsRussellvilleAL42.9242.92
5222-1874Victory Christian Middle SchoolCharlotteNC4343
5322-1697The Vanguard SchoolColorado SpringsCO43.2843.28
5422-1463Nardin AcademyBuffaloNY43.9243.92
5522-1116Harmony School of Endeavor - Team 2AustinTX44.644.6
5622-0654East Fairmont Middle School - Team 1FairmontWV4545
5722-0897Presidio High School - Team 2PresidioTX46.5246.52
5822-1705Stone Memorial High SchoolCrossvilleTN47.4847.48
5922-1539Spring Grove Area High School - Team 2Spring GrovePA47.6847.68
6022-1501CAP Brackett Composite Squadron 64La VerneCA48.4448.44
6022-1087Oak Park High SchoolOak ParkCA48.4448.44
6222-0692Interlake High School - Team 2BellevueWA49.4849.48
6322-1361Lincoln High SchoolLincolnAL52.9252.92
6422-1443Cascade Middle SchoolAuburnWA54.5254.52
6522-0878Richards R5 - Team 2West PlainsMO5555
6622-0867Oregon Episcopal SchoolPortlandOR56.5656.56
6722-1755Cedar Falls High SchoolCedar FallsIA56.7656.76
6822-2055Maharishi School Fairfield IA57.8857.88
6922-2240Vector SpaceLynchburgVA59.9659.96
7022-2121Harmony Science Academy - Team 2El PasoTX60.1660.16
7122-0967Interlake High School - Team 1BellevueWA61.3661.36
7222-2242Annie Wright SchoolsTacomaWA62.7262.72
7322-1704Technology, Exploration, Career Center EastLewisvilleTX64.5664.56
7422-1530Spring Grove Area Intermediate School - Team 1Spring GrovePA6666
7522-1871Victory Christian High School - Team 1CharlotteNC67.4867.48
7622-1682Bellevue Senior High School - Team 1BellevueWA69.0869.08
7722-0660Webster City High SchoolWebster CityIA69.4469.44
7822-1812Mt. Hebron High SchoolEllicott CityMD74.3674.36
7922-1383Creekview High School - Team 1CantonGA79.4879.48
8022-0686Woodridge Middle School -Team 1High RidgeMO81.5681.56
8122-0688National Museum of the USAFWright Patterson AFBOH8383
8222-0791Interlude Music Outreach NonprofitIrvineCA83.3683.36
8322-2360Notre Dame AcademyLos Angeles CA87.887.8
8422-1872Victory Christian High School - Team 2CharlotteNC91.2491.24
8522-1835Nazareth Academy High SchoolPhiladelphiaPA111.76111.76
8622-1130Shady Side Academy Senior SchoolPittsburghPA133.48133.48
8722-1653The Cornerstone School - Team 2OcalaFL145.48145.48
8822-1536Spring Grove Area Middle SchoolSpring GrovePA248.64248.64
8922-1077duPont Manual High School LouisvilleKY287.84287.84
9022-0832Newark Memorial High School NewarkCA812.4812.4
9122-0699AIAA OC SectionIrvineCADQDQ
9122-0818Cesar E. Chavez High SchoolHoustonTXDQDQ
9122-1406Jane Addams Middle SchoolSeattleWADQDQ
9122-2160Jordan High SchoolDurhamNCDQDQ
9122-0747Plano West Senior High SchoolPlanoTXDQDQ
9122-0900Presidio High School - Team 1PresidioTXDQDQ
9122-1314Prince of Peace Catholic SchoolLake VillaILDQDQ
9122-0923Shady Side Academy Middle SchoolPittsburghPADQDQ
9122-0804STARBASE Los Alamitos Los AlamitosCADQDQ