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Team American Rocketry Challenge

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Describe the Activity: 
TARC is the world’s largest rocketry contest and the aerospace and defense industry’s signature STEM workforce development program for middle and high school students. Over the course of the contest, students learn to use hands on engineering skills to design and fabricate a rocket to meet challenging mission criteria that change each year.
Time Details: 

September (Registration) -– April (Qualifying Flight Deadline)
May – National Finals – Qualifying Teams Only

Cost Details: 

Typical budget per team is $500-1000, which includes registration, rocket parts and motors.

People Details: 

Each team must be 3-10 students. Each school can have multiple teams with at least one adult who can supervise the teams.

Prize Details: 

Top 100 teams invited to D.C
Top placing teams split $100k cash/ Scholarships
Overall winning team will go to United Kingdom or France to compete in INT’L Rocketry Challenge

Submission Details: 

One per team.

Outcome of the Activity: 
The purpose of the TARC program is to inspire and excite students about education and careers in STEM fields and the aerospace industry.
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