Purdue University 2011 Rocket Competition Launch

The SEDS 2011 High-Powered Rocketry Competition was completed in November 2011 with three teams competing to launch a rocket to altitude of 10,000 feet with a 4 kg payload.  For more information about the 2011 competition please see here.

The winners of the 2011 competition are:

1. Arizona State University

2. University of Central Florida

3. Purdue University

SEDS-USA congratulates the winning teams and commends a great job to all of the chapter competitors!  Prizes for the finalists include a medallion for each winning chapter and a t-shirt for every winning team participant!

SEDS-USA acknowledges that competitors of the 2011 competition needed to overcome many harsh challenges such as fundraising, balancing the competition with school, and waiting for launch sites to become available in the fall after a late harvest to complete the contest.  SEDS-USA looks forward to doing a partial redesign of the competition in 2012 to lighten some of these third party challenges and encourages teams to look for future SEDS rocket competitions.

Final reports and documentation of the winning competitors can be found here:

2011 ASU SEDS High Powered Rocketry Competition Write-Up

2011 Purdue SEDS High Powered Rocketry Competition Documentation

2011 UCF SEDS High Powered Rocketry Competition Pictures


Questions and comments regarding the 2011 competition please email:

Director of National Projects at  projects[at]seds.org

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