Each year, teams are given the "STEM Design Challenge" to complete with a K'Nex STEM Design Challenge set. Teams will complete for the 2019-2020 School Year in two divisions: Grades 4-5 and Grades 6-8.

Date: Tuesday, March 17, 2020 CANCELLED

Location: Mount Aloysius College, Bertschi Center, 7373 Admiral Peary Hwy, Cresson, PA 16630

Cost: $75.00/team

Registration: Closed

The 1st place teams in each division will be eligible to compete at the state competition.

2020 STEM Design Challenge Problem

2020 SDC MS Challenge Inventory

STEM Design Elem Rubric

STEM Design MS Rubric

The Schedule will be as follows:

9:00–9:30 AM Arrival/Registration

9:30 AM Begin Building

9:30–9:45 AM Welcome/Opening

9:45–11:45 AM Competition/Judging

11:45 AM–12:30 AM Lunch (provided)

12:30–1:30 PM Final Judging

1:30–2:00 PM Awards Ceremony

2:00 PM Departure


District/Team WILL NOT be invoiced if the event is cancelled by the IU due to low enrollment
District/Team WILL NOT be invoiced if the participant cancels at least 7 days prior to the start of the event.
District/Teams WILL BE invoiced the FULL COST if the participant cancels with less than 7 days notice of the start of the event or if the participant simply does not attend.