The Challenge

The idea behind the Pringles Challenge is simple.  Your task is to design a package that will allow a single Pringles potato chip to be safely mailed through the US Postal Service to another location in the United States.  


Students will work individually or in small groups to design their packaging.  The package must adhere to US Postal Service guidelines and should be shipped during the window listed below, via First Class Mail.  Schools will be working with a primary partner in an effort to match up the number of packages shipped/received.

The timeline for this year's Pringles Challenge is as follows:


Sign Up Window Opens
 Sign Up Window ClosesDecember 15, 2017*
 Partner School Announcement
 by January 31, 2018
 Planning and Development
 complete by March 31, 2018
 Earliest Postmark
April 2, 2018
 Latest Postmark
April 16, 2018
 Scoring Completed and Posted
May 1, 2018

Registration is now FULL for the 2018 challenge, as is the waiting list.  Registration is closed.  Thank you for your interest.
*The challenge is limited to the first 100 respondents; therefore, the sign up window may close before December 15th.

Contact the Pringles Challenge coordinator, Brian Bortz