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Team America Rocketry Challenge


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AAPT is proud to be an Educational Partner for the Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC).  Sponsored by the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) and the National Association of Rocketry (NAR) in partnership with AAPT, DoD, NASA and AIA member companies, TARC is an opportunity for hands-on learning as students design, build and fly model rockets in a national contest while competing for more than $100,000 in cash and scholarships. 

TARC 2016 Registration runs until December 4, 2015 and is open to teams of 3-10 students in grades 7-12.  For more information or to register, go to rocketcontest.org. The National Finals will be held in the Washington, D.C. area in early May.


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