Teams competing at the UNH pool for SeaPerch

2020 Seacoast Seaperch Challenge

Fri, 03/27/2020

8:00am - 4:00pm

University of New Hampshire
Swasey Pool
UNH Field House
Durham, NH 03824

The Seacoast SeaPerch Regional Competition is an annual event held at the University of New Hampshire on the Durham campus, and includes different challenges for the SeaPerch teams to complete

The challenge includes an obstacle course to test the ROVs' speed and maneuverability a Rescue and Recovery Challenge and a poster presentation.  The 2020 challenges have not yet been named for the National Competition.  Please check back in January for updates

Please note that Registration is a two-step process.

Team Registration

Registration will open in January pending relase of the new 2020 National Seapwerch Challenge Rules.  Each school, group or organization can register up to 2 teams to compete in the competition during the Team Registration. Each team must consist of 2-6 students, and up to 2 coaches. At this point, any additional teams that you would like to have compete can go onto our waiting list by contacting Tara Hicks-Johnson We are limited to 50 teams, so register as soon as you can!

Participant Registration

Closer to the event, you will be given a secondary registration link and will need to provide the exact number of students competing along with their information. You do not need to know this information for the initial Team Registration. Payment will be during the Participant Registration step.

Event Details:  (Rules posted below are from 2019 for general reference.  2020 Rules will be posted in January)

2019 Seacoast Seaperch Challenge Rules

Obstacle Course Scoring Rubric

Rescue & Recovery Scoring Rubric

Video of the Rescue and Recovery Course

Poster Rubric - Please note at our regional competition we hold a poster competition, you will not have to provide an Engineering Notebook for grading. However, if you place in our regional competition and go to the National Competition, they do evaluate the Engineering Notebook, so just be aware of that and keep excellent notes! 

For details about the National Seaperch program, please visit the SeaPerch Website.

For more information about SeaCoast SeaPerch questions can be emailed to Tara Hicks-Johnson