Tidewater Regional Challenge

The annual Tidewater Regional Competition will be held April 14, 2018 at the Midtown Aquatics Center in Newport News, Virginia.  The first and second place winners from the classes will represent Hampton Roads at the National SeaPerch Competition.  The 2018 National SeaPerch Challenge will be held June 1-3 at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in North Dartmouth, Massachusetts.

For more information regarding the National Competition, please visit SeaPerch.
Saturday, April 14, 2018
2:00pm - 6:00pm

Midtown Aquatics Center
570 McLawhorne Drive
Newport News, VA  23601
Event Details:
  • Registration Check-in is at 1:45 pm followed immediately by a Compliance Review 
  • All SeaPerch ROV entries will be subjected to a required compliance review prior to the challenge for compliance checks.
  • The challenge will feature an Engineering Notebook and pool events for both middle and high school teams
    • Engineering Notebook (see details below)
    • Pool Technical Competition: will consist both of an Obstacle Course and an Challenge Course.
  • Please bring your own tools and parts for emergency repairs.
  • All ROVs must be run from the battery.  Please ensure that you charge batteries prior to challenge.
  • All ROVs must be built during the 2017-18 academic school year.
  • Registration cost is $25.00 per team. 

  • In order to more closely align with the engineering aspects of the SeaPerch National Challenge, the Engineering Notebook challenge has replaced the Poster competition.
  • Be sure to bring your Engineering Notebook.
Submit Registration Electronically - Registration Deadline is April 11, 2018

Volunteer to be a Judge!                                                                                                    

For more information on this event, please contact:                               
Alison Armstrong, alison.armstrong@nn.k12.va.us   or  Kim Bates, kim.bates@nn.k12.va.us 
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