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2020-2021 SECME Guidelines


National Events

The 2020-2021 National Guidelines are now available! Please logon to your account with the SECME National Office to access them. The requirements listed below are from the 2019-2020 competition and will be updated to reflect the 2020-2021 competition soon.

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: Water Bottle Rocketry – A Beginner’s Guide

Local Events

Banner Competition



Bridge Competition



Codecraft Computer Programming Competition



Egg Drop Competition



Energy Transfer Machine Competition



Glider Competition



Math Competition (Cancelled for the 2020-2021 Regional Competition)



Poster Competition



*Guidelines page updated 10/16/20