Classes within one school or multiple schools within a district compete at the middle and high school levels to design the next Aquarius.
Winner selection: All entries will be reviewed and evaluated at the individual school by school employees or volunteers.
Prize: Winning project receives certificate from FIU Aquarius and features on CASE social media platforms.
Districts* within a state compete among one another to see who are the top designers and aslo gain state-wide bragging rights.
Winner selection: Judging and winner selection is conducted by regional judges with input from FIU Aquarius personnel.
Prize: Winning project receives a challenge trophy and group chat with an aquanaut from Aquarius.
Schools compete across state lines to see who can design the best Aquarius 2.0 model Submissions for each district will be graded by FIU Aquarius experts.
Winner selection: Judging and winner selection is conducted solely by FIU Aquarius personnel.
Prize: Winning project receives a challenge trophy, flag and a private chat with an aquanaut from Aquarius. The winning selection will also be 3-D printed by FIU and model displayed on campus.