Cash prizes and trophies will be awarded to the STEM organizations of the winning teams
$1000 First Place
$750 Second Place
$500 Third Place
$1000 Halladay Design Award for Exceptional Ingenuity
The contest is open to Middle School and High School teams. For questions and concerns, contact Dr. Wayne Whaley at firstname.lastname@example.org.Register a team
Dates & Deadlines
Mark your calendar with these important dates:
December 13, 2019
February 7, 2020
Design Reports Due by 5:00 pm.
Email submissions are encouraged.
February 14, 2020
Optional Rotor Pretest by 5:00 pm.
Rotor pretesting is strongly encouraged. This will allow teams to ensure their turbine is eligible for competition before the competition date.
February 15, 2020
Design Report Guidelines | Due February 7, 2020
Design Reports are worth 25 points of the total competition score. For a detailed explanation of lab report sections and contents, refer to the document below.
Poster Presentation is worth 25 points of the total competition score. Your poster presentation should resemble the Science Fair Board image below. The content for each section will be from your lab report. Be sure that the information on the poster presentation is a summary of the information in the lab report. Remember: the poster is a visual aid, not written material. Include images, color, and eye-catching materials to the design. Make the poster neat and professional looking.
About Our Sponsor
Benton Baugh is an energy engineer and inventor with 50 years of experience in oilfield and sub-sea systems. He holds more than 100 patents and founded Radoil, Inc. He has donated patents to OC's ABET-accredited undergraduate programs in computer, electrical, and mechanical engineering so faculty and students could develop new solutions to practical problems. His Christian service includes helping develop the Spring Branch Iglesia de Cristo and serving as co-chairman for the 2012 Day of Good Works, an initiative of Houston-area churches of Christ.