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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 2023 Competition

Registrations for 2023 are now closed. However you can always pre-register your team for 2024.

For the 2023 competition, follow all the action over the next few months on Facebook and Instagram.

  • 24 February – Deadline for entries
  • 20 April – Scottish Regional
  • 21 April – Northern Ireland Regional
  • 25 April – North Regional
  • 27 April – South East Regional
  • 29 April – South West Regional
  • 17 May – UK National Final, Buckminster
  • 22 & 23 June – International Final at Paris Airshow 2023


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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.

2023 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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