2017 entry is $30/school for NON-Members - $20 for iiate Members
This is a STEMs initiative focusing on addressing Australia’s shortage of scientists and engineers.
Challenges include; dog-fighting balsa model propeller powered planes; bottle rockets’ distance travelled, maximum velocity attained, precision firing & overall aesthetics.
Students compete in teams of four to design, produce, test & evaluate their prototypes.
Teams are required to justify their design & engineering decisions verbally to the judging panel, teams will be required to compete in a regional hub or semi between two or three schools in their region.
This competition is an ideal opportunity for schools, students, teachers, community and local industry to engage in practical numeracy and literacy activities in a fun and innovative engaging environment.
NSW State Finals:
1st - 9th of June 2017
8:00am Arrival for 8:30 Start Concludes 4.00pm
@ The University of Wollongong
Resources for Judging, risk assessments and lease agreements can be found here:
MORE Info about AVC: http://iiate.asn.au/events/aeronautical-velocity-challenge/