Tidewater Regional Challenge

The annual Tidewater Regional Competition will be held April 15, 2017 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 2017 National SeaPerch Challenge will be held May 19-20, 2017 on the campus of Georgia Tech.
For more information regarding the National Competition, please visit SeaPerch.
Saturday, April 15, 2017
2:00pm - 6:00pm

Midtown Aquatics Center
570 McLawhorne Drive
Newport News, VA  23601
Event Details:
  • Registration Check-in is at 2:00 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 2016-17 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.
  • Please download more information regarding submission below.
  • SUBMIT ENGINEERING NOTEBOOK: seaperch.tidewater@gmail.com  DUE BY APRIL 10, 2017
Submit Registration Electronically - Registration Deadline is April 10, 2017

Volunteer to be a Judge!                                                                                                    

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