Here is what teams can expect on Fly-Off Day:

5:00pm- 5:15pm
Check In
Student teams must check in.

Visual Displays
Visual Displays must be turned in prior to completing any other fly-off requirements.  Teams may earn up to 25 points for this section of the Fly-Off.
5:15pm- 7:00pm*
Judge’s Interview
Student teams will have 5 minutes to present their airplanes to the judges.  Judges will ask three questions from a pre-selected list plus two additional questions unique to each teams’ airplane design or process.  Teams may earn up to 25 points for this section of the Fly-Off.
5:15pm- 8:15pm*
Performance Demonstration
Teams will demonstrate their airplane’s performance.  All airplanes must fly empty first, then students may add cargo.  Students may make as many attempts as time allows, but no one attempt may exceed 2 minutes in the flight circle.  Teams may earn 15 points for flying empty and a pro-rated 35 points for carrying cargo.
8:15pm
Awards
Top performing teams will be recognized in two grade bands- Grades 6-8 and Grades 9-12.


*Students may complete these fly-off requirements at any time during this time band.