Contest Eligibility – Ninth annual contest
This competition is open to full-time students who are in grades 5-8 for the 2016-2017 school year. These students must attend an accredited public or private school, charter school, or home school and must reside within the United States or U.S. Territories. Employees and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of the Akron Global Polymer Academy and any and all Contest Sponsor(s) are not eligible. Winners and Runners-up from the 2015-2016 Rubber Band Competition are not eligible for entry in the 2016-2017 Rubber Band Competition.