Use this registration link from September 1, 2023 to January 18, 2024,to register your teams.
A list of discount codes for eligible schools is available on the TEAMS website under "Discount Codes."
You do not report your competition date to TSA. All competition documents must be submitted within the competition window of February 1 - March 1, 2024.
Student names are not collected for the TEAMS competition.
There are two levels: middle school and high school. Middle school TEAMS participants are in 6th – 8th grade; fifth grade and ninth grade students may participate at a middle school if they are housed in the building within the middle school. High school TEAMS participants are in 9th grade through 12th grade.
The 2024 competition window is February 1 - March 1, 2024. The team coach chooses one day to compete within the competition window. The essay component is submitted prior to the competition window opening. Middle school essays are due January 29, 2024. High school essays are due January 31, 2024.
The TEAMS competitions must take place in-person locally. It is the coach's responsibility to secure a space in which to host the competition (i.e., school classroom, gymnasium, library, local community center). This space must adhere to your school's student safety protocols.
Teams from different schools/groups may compete together. It is up to the discretion of the coach to reach out to other TEAMS coaches in order to coordinate competition date, time, location and manage the event.
Any person over the age of 18 that is out of high school may serve as the proctor. The team coach may also serve as proctor. One proctor per team is recommended.
Middle school essays must be submitted by January 29, 2024. High school essays must be submitted by January 31, 2024.
One team member must submit the answers in the online testing system. An electronic copy of the exam is provided and may be printed for use during the exam only. All printed copies must be handed in after the time is up and destroyed by the coach.
Competition overviews are released which highlight the general engineering topics that will be presented the day of the competition. The overviews can be used to your team's advantage when preparing. For example:
Practice problems from prior competitions are available in the password-protected coach account to familiarize students with the type of questions that are posed in the multiple choice exam section.