Inspiring our future generation of inventors
Who are we?
What is the Arduino Contest?
SSCS is running a competition throughout the USA and Canada
challenging high-school and undergraduate students to compete for
REAL CASH PRIZES!
To show how fun and easy electronics can be!
as we learn to program Arduino microcontrollers
and use numerous sensors, actuators, controls, and displays.
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 teams 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.
Log in and navigate to our Help Procuring Kits tab.
3. Learn it
Navigate to our Tutorials tab to find short five-minute tutorials
and become an expert Arduino-nian.
NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED!
4. Think it
Every season, a new theme is chosen. This season:
Come up with an innovative musical instrument that will blow us away! Need inspiration? Navigate to our Inspiration tab!
5. Build it
Make your idea come to life! This season, you may use:
1 servo motor
1 ultrasonic ranging sensor
1 photo-resistor sensor
1 piezo buzzer
1 Atmega microcontroller
Resistors & capacitors
1 number pad
1 DC motor
Snaz up your designs with whatever non-electronic materials you wish!
6. Show it
Log in and navigate to our Submission tab to upload your three-minute video! Remember to include:
A team introduction
The school and country you are representing
Discuss one challenge you faced and how you overcame it
Deadline: August 1, 2023
7. Win it
Win HUGE cash prizes and WORLDWIDE recognition!
Navigate to our Winners tab to find the list of awards and
give tribute to our past winners!
Have a question? We are here to help!
Navigate to our Our Team tab to contact us!