The page features the various competitions and programs we participate in.

FAR 51025

FAR 51025 is an annual intercollegiate competition hosted by the Friends of Amateur Rocketry (FAR) site near Mojave, California. Teams must design, build, launch, and successfully recover their rocket, as well as attempt an engineering payload from a list of options. Scoring is based on achieved apogee and successful payload mission completion, with added bonuses for experimental designs.

Tripoli Certifications

To be able to buy high-power commercial rocket motors, aspiring amateur rocket scientists have to become certified with national authorities. Every year, we guide interested club members through the Tripoli Amateur Rocketry Certification Program (LINK) process, helping them build, model, launch, and recover smaller-scale rockets. In this way, students new to the team are exposed to high-level rocketry concepts while developing their own skills and interests. During the 2021-2022 school year, we launched twelve Level 1 rockets and two Level 2s!


The Spaceport America Cup (SAC) is the world’s largest intercollegiate rocket engineering conference and competition. Besides designing, launching, and recovering a rocket, SAC also requires large scientific payloads and high-quality design documentation. Our team went in 2018, the year of the club’s founding, and we’ve wanted to go back ever since! We hope to make it back to New Mexico in the next couple years.

Previous: Subsystems

Next: Milestones