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Inspiring our future generation of inventors

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2024 SSCS Arduino Contest Intro
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Who are we?

What is the Arduino Contest?

SSCS is running a worldwide competition challenging high-school and post-secondary education students to compete for


Our Mission

To enable students from ALL backgrounds to explore and fall in love with the field of electronics!

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?

Request your FREE starter kit here!

(while supplies last)

3. Learn it

Navigate to our Tutorials tab and become an expert Arduino-nian with our FREE five-minute tutorials!

4. Think it

 We choose a new theme every season! 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 our carbon footprint

  • Overcoming more frequent natural disasters

  • Exploring green energy

  • Protecting our ecosystem

Want inspiration? Navigate to our Inspiration tab!

5. Build it

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

  • 1 Arduino-compatible microcontroller

  • 1 breadboard/perfboard/pcb

  • 1 power cable/battery

  • Wires

  • Resistors & capacitors

  • 4 transistors

  • 3 potentiometers

  • 1 distance sensor

  • 1 light sensor

  • 1 IR remote and sensor

  • 1 temperature sensor

  • 1 humidity/moisture sensor

  • 1 motion sensor

  • 1 accelerometer sensor

  • 1 LCD screen

  • 1 number pad

  • 4 push-buttons

  • 2 switches

  • 1 relay switch

  • 1 DC motor + driver

  • 1 servo motor

But snaz up your project 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:

  1. A team introduction

  2. The school and country you are representing

  3. A demonstration

  4. Discuss one challenge you faced and how you overcame it

Deadline: August 1, 2024

(The video may be in ANY language!)

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!

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