Please review the competition timeline carefully. Entry and deadline times are non-negotiable, if you miss any submission deadline you may be removed from the competition. Teams in the top 25 finalists must plan to travel to Madison, WI for the final round of the competition. Funding is provided for airfare, accommodations, and competition materials.


Initial submission deadline is February 28th, 2014.

Teams are notified if they’ve moved on to the top 25 by March 14th, 2014.

Mentors are assigned and will assist teams from March 14th until the final round of competition, updated materials for each of the top 25 teams are submitted by April 18th, 2014.

The final round of competition is hosted on April 25th, where judges will select the top 5 teams from 25 finalists and on the 26th judges will pick a grand prize winner from the top 5 teams. ┬áThe contest is hosted in Madison, WI at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery on the University of Wisconsin – Madison campus.