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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 2022 Competition

We are pleased to announce that UKROC 2022 is going ahead. Please note that all dates are reliant on weather so there is possibility of change.

  • 25 February – Deadline for entries
  • April/May (dates & location tbc) – Regional finals
  • 29 June – National Final, Buckminster
  • 22 July – International Final at Farnborough Airshow 2022


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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.

2022 Rules

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

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