What: Catapult Competition
Where: Contest will be held on the Iowa State University campus in Ames, IA
When: Saturday April 12, 2014 (during VEISHEA)
Who: Teams of 4-8 high school students and at least one teacher/parent advisor
Why: To involve high school students in a fun engineering project that includes designing, building, and analyzing a catapult, along with many EXPLODING eggs!
Please fill out the online entry form to register your team for this year's Catapult Competition, to be held on Saturday, April 12, 2014. Participation in the competition is free to register complete the on-line entry form below. If there is sufficient interest we will have t-shirts on sale at a the cost is $10/person. If your team has an adult sponsor or advisor, they may also purchase a t-shirt for $10, but it is not required.
The registration deadline is Tuesday, April 1, 2014Please complete the online entry form shown below.
Thank you very much for participating! We look forward to seeing you at the competition.
High school seniors who participate in the catapult competition and enroll to attend Iowa State University to study engineering Fall semester 2014 are eligible to apply for a $500 scholarship. Please fill out the scholarship application shown below to be considered for the scholarship. The completed application should be sent to the above address; deadline for submission is April 30, 2014.
Entry Form: (online)
Participation Agreement (pdf)
Pictures from 2013 Competition (pictures)