Each year, teams are given the "STEM Design Challenge" to complete with a K'NEX STEM Design Challenge set. Teams will compete in two divisions: Grades 4-5 and Grades 6-8.
Challenge kits are available for competing teams.
The 1st place teams in each division will be eligible to compete at the state competition which will be held virtually.
STEM Design Challenge Resources
STEM Design Challenge 2023 Season Information
STEM Design Elementary School Rubric
STEM Design Middle School Rubric
The 2023 K'NEX Competition will be held in person at the IU8 Executive Office in Altoona on April 5, 2023.
Registration for this event is OPEN.
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.