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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 Competition

Registrations for 2024 have now closed. Please pre-register your team for 2025!

 2024 Competition Dates
  • Thursday 7 March – Registration deadline
  • Tuesday 23 April – Northern Ireland regional
  • Tuesday 23 April – Scottish regional
  • Friday 26 April – Midlands regional 
  • Tuesday 30 April – North regional 
  • Thursday 2 May – South East – FULLY BOOKED
  • Friday 3 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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