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Bloodhound SSC Competition - Race for the Line

The BLOODHOUND Project is a global Engineering Adventure, using a 1000mph world land speed record attempt to inspire the next generation to enjoy, explore and get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.


 
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Race for the Line Competition - BBC Micro:bit Model Rocket Car Competition
Challenge your students to design, build and race model rocket cars and have the chance to win a trip to South Africa to spend an unforgettable week with the BLOODHOUND team as they strive to break the Land Speed Record.

Welcome to Season 2 BBC Micro:bit Model Rocket Car Competition – Race for the line! We would like to invite you to register for this competition.  This season our goal is to distribute 25,000 free kits to registered schools, both primary and secondary.

Prizes
All finalists will have their school names added to the tail fin of BLOODHOUND SSC.
Top Three teams will win
1st prize - £1000.00 for the school and team VIP trp to South Africa for the team to see BLOODHOUND SSC* run
2nd Prize - £500.00 for the school
3rd Prize - £250.00 for the school


Deadlines and competition calendar
Registration & Join Hub:   31st October 2016
 Attend HUB race briefing & kit collection: November - December 2016
Launch & Run Club in School: December 2016 - February 2017
Attend HUB Race Day: Before 17th March 2017
Upload entry to hub leader board by:   17th March 2017
Regional finals: 7th April 2017
National finals for top teams from each region June 2017

What to do next:

Note: It is essential that you firstly join your nearest race HUB as kits will be distributed from here and they will be able to assist you with your registration.

Click here to find out more

About Bloodhound SSC Educational Resources

BLOODHOUND Blast is an online place to share and explore the BLOODHOUND project and also Science and Technology in general. Bloodhound Blast is an education community for students, teachers and STEM ambassadors. It is open to everyone and completely free.

Click here to open this resource

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