Eligibility

Contest Eligibility – 11th Annual Contest (2018-2019)

NOTE: This information applies to the 2018-2019 contest, which is now over. We will post new information regarding next year’s 12th annual contest sometime in September 2019.

This competition is open to full-time students who are in grades 5-8 for the 2018-2019 school year. These students must attend an accredited public or private school, charter school, or home school located in one of the fifty United States or the District of Columbia. 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 2017-2018 Rubber Band Competition are not eligible for entry in the 2018-2019 Rubber Band Competition.