Contest Eligibility – 10th Annual Contest (2017-2018)
NOTE: These eligibility rules apply to the 2017-2018 contest only. Look for updated eligibility rules for the 11th annual contest to be posted sometime in early September 2018.
This competition is open to full-time students who are in grades 5-8 for the 2017-2018 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 2016-2017 Rubber Band Competition are not eligible for entry in the 2017-2018 Rubber Band Competition.