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Inspiring our future generation of inventors

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Who are we?

What is the Arduino Contest?

SSCS is running a worldwide competition challenging

high-school and undergraduate students to compete for


Our Mission

To enable students from ALL backgrounds to explore

and fall in love with the field of electronics!

Join Us

as we learn to program Arduino microcontrollers

and use numerous sensors, actuators, controls, and displays.

We supply:

Tools  •  Lessons  •  Motivation
All you need is:

Courage to take the first step!

How it works:

1. Join it

Take this journey solo, or bring your friends along for the ride!

Register your team of up to three students.

2. Get it

Do you not yet own an Arduino?

Navigate to our Products tab to pick up a starter pack.

Too expensive?

Get your FREE starter kit here.

3. Learn it

Navigate to our Tutorials  tab to find short five-minute tutorials

and become an expert Arduino-nian.

4. Think it

 Every season, a new theme is chosen. This season's theme is:

Solutions to Climate Change

Build us an Arduino project to overcome the effects of climate change.


Here are some examples:

  • Reducing greenhouse emissions

  • Overcoming more frequent natural disasters

  • Reducing our carbon footprint

  • Protecting our ecosystem

Need more inspiration? Navigate to our Inspiration tab!

5. Build it

Make your idea come to life! This season, you may use:

  • 1 Atmega microcontroller

  • 1 breadboard

  • Wires