The SMART Competition is opening Session 1 for team registration.  Teams are reminded that even though there are no official competition beginning or ending dates, teams may select which session in which to compete.

  • Competition Session 1: December 1 – April 1
  • Competition Session 2: June 1 – October 15

Teams that plan to compete in Session 1 must complete the registration process on February 15th.  Judging for Session 1 is planned for May.

Each team has the flexibility to create their own project plan and teamwork schedule within the broad limits of the competition schedule.”, said Mark Schneider, one of the SMART Competition leadership team. “This encourages students to take control and exercise complete responsibility for their own success.”

The Competition is an excellent educational program that compliments studies in sustainability, LEED design issues, and renewable power generation.

The SMART Competition ( is a global STEM and Career and Technology Education (CTE) education program.  The competition is open to all high school and university students.  The competition is designed to attract all students without regard or bias of gender, race, socio-economic or academic performance level.

For additional information, contact Michael Andrews,