Rocket Team Challenge

Rocket Team Challenge

Saturday, June 3rd, 2023 8:00am to 1:00pm
: TBD

Challenge Construct a model rocket to challenge specifications and predict its apogee
Date & Time Saturday, June 3, 2023, – Time TBD

Location: TBD

Cost Free
Reg. Opens March 15, 2023 (Registration closes the Sunday prior to the event or when registration is full, whichever comes first)
Support Session (Open Help Hours) – Thursday, April 27 (4-6 PM)
– Saturday, May 20 (10 AM -12 PM)Or by appointment with eventcoordinator@most.org
Division Junior: Grades 4-8 and
Senior: Grades 9-12
Team Size Teams of 4-8 students
6 teams per school maximum
Awards – 1st – 4th Place, Junior
– 1st – 4th Place, Senior
– Best Team Name, Junior
– Best Team Name, Senior
– Best Recycled Rocket
– Best Team Spirit
Materials – Model Rocket Kit (Provided by MOST)
– Rocket Motor, Egg, Wadding (Provided at Event)Pick up your Kit at a scheduled support session or by appointment with eventcoordinator@most.org
Rules/Specifications Rockets must pass inspection of the following specifications to participate:
– Engine mount secure
– Fins straight
– Rail buttons aligned
– Chute points secure
– Nose cone & payload fit
How-To Manual Link Coming Soon
Scoring/Judging Rubric   Scored on the following metrics for a total of 100 points:
– Team Knowledge of relevant STEM principles
– Rocket Aesthetics/Creativity
– Apogee Calculation Accuracy
– Flight Performance
– Eggstronaut Recovery