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2018-2019 SECME Guidelines

  • Due to limited space and a large number of participating schools, a maximum of 15 students per school may attend the Regional Competition at UCF.
  • Students may participate in a maximum of 3 events on the day of the Regional Competition (Banner, Essay, Poster, Math, and Codecraft Computer Programming do not count towards the 3 events).

National Events

The 2018-2019 National Guidelines are now available! Please logon to your account with the SECME National Office to access the guidelines.

Essay Competition
  • Grades K-2 Vision Board Only
  • Grades 3-12 Essay and Vision Board
  • Only 1 student per essay/vision board and maximum 5 essays/vision boards per school
  • Entries submitted prior to Regional Competition (see dates to the right)
Mousetrap Car Competition


Water Rocketry Competition
  • Must have 3 students per team and maximum 2 teams per elementary school or 3 teams per middle/high school
  • Some components submitted prior to Regional Competition (see dates to the right)
  • Train the Trainer Presentation (2017-2018): Water_Bottle_Rocketry_-_GENERAL

Local Events

Banner Competition


Bridge Competition


Codecraft Computer Programming


Egg Drop Competition


Energy Transfer Machine Competition


Glider Competition


Math Competition


Poster Competition