Registration portal is open.

Teachers/Parents/Guardians can register their school or independent entry by signing up to our online registration portal and indicating the anticipated number of project teams entering.

Registrations open 26 February 2021

Registration Deadline : 15 August 2021

Teachers/Parents/Guardians need to register their teams interest before and upload student project submissions by midnight on 15 August. Once registered, teams can be nominated, and project  details and any attachments can be uploaded.

Submission Deadline: 15 August 2021

This is the final day for report submission, project details such as team member names, project description, pictures of your project and other relevant information are able to be uploaded. Project documentation can be enetred as a word document or pdf, if you have multiple files per project please save these into a zip folder for uploading.

Please note: You can complete the project report submission process at any stage from the launch in February until the submission deadline, but you will need to have registered by the registration deadline to be able to complete the submission process. 

After submissions close, an assessment panel will review all the project documentation submitted and we will schedule virtual judging rounds with each school/entering organisation. Entrants are able to continue developing and fine tuning their projects right up until the virtual judging review.

Review (judging) Dates

Senior Years (cat 7 – 8, 9 – 10, 11 – 12): 1 September – 4 October
Junior Years (cat 3 – 4, 5 – 6): 4 October – 14 November

Each team will have 10 minutes with our judging panel, students have 5 mins to pitch/present/demonstrate their project, then judges have 5 minutes to ask further questions about the idea and positive feedback. All teams will receive written feedback and certificates of achievement/participation. If submitting a video, it is to be a maximum of 8 minutes in length.

National Final

We host a National Final competition, where all first-place teams from all states/regional competitions compete for top honours, 2021 date TBC. We are hosting the 2020 entrants final on Feb 20, 2021, we will be sharing these presentations after the event to give other students inspiration.