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The UK Youth Rocketry Challenge

The UK Youth Rocketry Challenge (UKROC) is a great way to engage the next generation of engineers with practical experience of building and executing complex missions.

This is an exciting way to learn more about maths and science, with the UK winners getting the chance to compete against teams from France, USA and Japan at the International Finals.


Key Dates

UKROC 2024 Competition

You can now register your team for 2024!

  • Thursday 29 February – deadline for entries
  • Tuesday 23 April – Northern Ireland regional
  • Tuesday 23 April – Scottish regional
  • Tuesday 30 April – North regional 
  • Thursday 2 May – South East regional
  • Saturday 4 May – South West regional
  • Thursday 27 June – UK National Final, Buckminster
  • 25 & 26 July – International Final at Farnborough Airshow 2024


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How to Enter

Rocketry is a great opportunity for young people aged 11 – 18. Read online reasons why you should enter below.

2024 Rules

It is essential that you read both the Rules and Mission documents carefully before you enter the competition.

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UK UKROC 2023 Webinar

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