Contest Judging Has Begun!

On April 25th, six finalists from the Arts & Leisure Division and six finalists from the Science & Engineering Division will be announced and notified!

Check back soon for more updates and exciting contest information.


  • The first place winner in each division will receive $2000.
  • The runner-up in each division will receive $1000.
  • The four remaining finalists in each division (who are not a first place winner or runner-up) will receive a $50 gift card.
  • The top four schools with the most entries will each receive a $250 donation.

The Rubber Band Contest is hosted by The Akron Global Polymer Academy at The University of Akron.