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Race To The Line: Rocket Car Challenge 2019/2020

Speed Challenge

: 15.11.2018 16:53 - 27.12.2019 16:53

: 09.09.2019 09:36 - 03.07.2020 09:37

: Paid by school




It is with the greatest regret and from an abundance of caution around the novel Coronavirus outbreak, that The Learning Partnership has made the decision to cancel any face to face events and finals for the remainder of the UK 2019-2020 season. 

Hopefully this will provide schools with maximum flexibility through a period of potential disruption and eliminate the risk of competition events contributing to the spread of SARS-CoV-2 in the community.

All competition stages have been extended to the end of the school year and there are no obligations for schools.

The Learning Partnership hope that you are able to still enjoy the benefits of the programme and continue to engage and excite young people with it as we all work through some challenging times.



Welcome to "Race to the Line" the Global Model Rocket Car Challenge for Schools. 

The Challenge has so far engaged over 100,000 year 7 students with this real world STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) learning experience. Last season an all girl team won the global final in the UK with the first 100mph model rocket car in the challenges history.

This season any school on the planet can take part as the challenge delivers a "Model Rocket Car STEAM Box" that includes everything you need to have your students design, build and race model rocket cars across your playground!

Watch the video below to see what your students will be getting involved in......


Participation Options.

  1. Option One - School Pay - Click the school pay button below to register your class or year group in the challenge. The Global Challenge is designed for students entering the first year of secondary education. In the UK, where a huge managed challenge has been established over the last 4 years this is year 7 (11 to 12 year olds) but around the world, where the challenge will be virtual, there is more flexibility for teachers ot use these resources in year groups to suit them. Schools can also chose to promote the challenge to the parents of their students, invite them to pay for their students to enter the challenge, then purchase the resources from the Dendrite shop to support that number of students working in teams of four.


  1. Option Two - Sponsor Pay - Dendrite Connect has a mission to help schools around the world access high quality STEAM Learning. Schools unable to buy the challenges can work with the Dendrite Connect team to recruit sponsorship from their local employers, colleges and universities. A school wishing to use this sponsorship model agrees to a simple partnership with Dendrite Connect. 
    1. The school agrees to put their whole year group through the challenge once sponsored.
    2. The school agrees to send a letter to all parents announcing the partnership with Dendrite Connect - this standard letter is supplied to the school.
    3. The school agrees to add in addition to this letter, an attachment for the parents to share with their employer announcing the "Schools Connect" partnership opportunity.
    4. The School is issued with a special school code  and each time it is used by an employer to sign up to the School Connect partnership funding goes towards supporting the school and its network through the STEAM challenges. 

To Register your school for Option Two you must be the administrator of your school community in Dendrite.

If you are you will see your school listed below - just click the "register my school" button and our team will be in touch to begin the partnership.

If you do not see your school, you must register on Dendrite using the "Sign Up" button in the top right corner of this screen. Complete registration, selecting your school, and once verified as a teacher in the school by the Dendrite admin team, you will be able to return to this challenge page and register your school as described in the paragraph above.

If you would like any assistance with the sign up process please contact or call +44 (0)1869 346609.

Titulo Fechas Geolocation Participantes
Stage One - School Qualifying 09.09.2019 10:18
30.04.2020 17:00
Earth 293
Stage Two - Regional Finals 01.05.2020 10:18
01.06.2020 10:18
Earth 0
Stage Three - National Finals 21.06.2020 10:18
30.06.2020 10:18
Earth 0