2019 SeaPerch Challenge Scores Released

2019 SeaPerch Challenge

Welcome to the 2019 SeaPerch Challenge! It's sure to be an exciting year with a new challenge course, 200+ incredible teams and much more. Find out all the ways you can get involved below.

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Competition Results

A full list of scores, run times, and rankings can be downloaded by clicking on the link below.

PDF file2019 SeaPerch Challenge Results

Invited Presentation Schedule

Engineering Process Presentations - Sunday, June 2 - UMD School of Public Health

Teams that scored in the top of their respective class during engineering process judging have been invited to present during presentation sessions on the second day of competition. Presentations are open to other teams, mentors and spectators. The goal of these sessions is to highlight the efforts of teams and to promote discussion surrounding the engineering process.

Middle School Stock Class High School Stock Class Open Class
Aquabots Aquaphobic Engineers Academic Magnet
HMS SeaBots: Thalassa Emperor Penquins Aqua Associates
Kraken Orca Whales Atabey
Liopleurodons Poseidon I Hetweiler Halibuts
Mako Sharks Odin
Sparky Sparkfish The Sirens
Team Mishipeshu Torque

Citizen Science Tech Talks - Sunday, June 2 - Eppley Recreation Center Gym

Teams that submitted citizen science abstracts have been invited to present short tech talks introducing their citizen science concept and novel SeaPerch design for real-world applications. These talks will be structured as short sessions and are open to all teams, mentors and spectators

Middle School Stock Class High School Stock Class Open Class
Aquabots Enforcers Academic Magnet
Enforcers Flaming Marshmellows Atabey
HMS Seabots: Thalassa Team KG SeaOwls Vindicta
Underwater Odyssey

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Dates: June 1-2, 2019 (please note that this is a two-day event)

Location: University of Maryland, Eppley Recreation Center, 4128 Valley Drive College Park, MD 20742

Schedule: Please stay tuned for additional details and updates to the 2019 SeaPerch Challenge Schedule.

8:00 am - 1:00 pm Team Check-in and Compliance Review
11:00 am - 1:00 pm Lunch for Attendees
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Opening Ceremony
3:30 pm - 7:00 pm Pool Competition & Citizen Science Activities
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Dinner for Dorm Residents
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm Campus Ghost Tours
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm SeaPerch Team Social

SUNDAY, June 2
7:00 am - 9:00 am Breakfast for Dorm Residents
8:00 am - 3:00 pm Pool Competition
9:00 am - 1:00 pm Engineering Process Presentations
9:00 am - 2:00 pm Citizen Science Activities
9:30 am - 2:00 pm Tech Talks (Citizen Science Presentations)
10:00 am - 3:00 pm STEM Expo
11:00 am - 1:00 pm Lunch for Attendees
3:00 pm Awards Ceremony
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Dinner for Dorm Residents

Volunteer & Judge Registration

Join us at the 2019 SeaPerch Challenge and volunteer your time to make this exciting event a success. Click here to find out the different opportunities to volunteer or judge at the 2019 SeaPerch Challenge! 

Judge Opportunities

  • Online Pre-Event Judge | April 19 - May 8

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Set-up Volunteer | May 31 - June 1
  • Volunteer Table Check-in | June 1-2
  • Registration/Check-in Volunteer | June 1
  • Pool Volunteer | June 1
  • General Support Volunteer | June 1-2
  • SeaPerch Compliance / Triage Volunteer | June 1-2
  • Team Social Volunteer | June 1
  • Citizen Science / STEM Expo Volunteer | June 1-2
  • Seminar Volunteer | June 1
  • Technical Presentation Facilitator | June 2
  • Score Runner | June 1-2
  • Pool Lane Volunteer | June 2
  • Breakdown Volunteer | June 2

Spectator Registration 

Spectator Registration is now closed.

Want to join all the fun? Click here to register as an official 2019 Spectator.


Any person (classmates, teachers, mentors, advisors, parents and friends) may* register as a spectator for the SeaPerch Challenge. The registration fee is $50 and includes:

  • An official t-shirt
  • Access to all competition events
  • Lunch on both days of competition

Spectators should make reservations for accommodations at nearby hotels, if needed. 

*It is not required to register as a spectator to attend the competition.

Travel Information

For additional information related to travelling to the University of Maryland, please visit University of Maryland's Getting to Campus webpage.


  • BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI): 30mi
  • Reagan National Airport (DCA): 16mi
  • Dulles International Airport (IAD): 35mi


  • Metrorail from Washington, DC
  • MARC from Baltimore
  • Amtrak to Washington, DC or New Carrolton, MD

Parking Information

Parking at UMD is limited and all visitors must pay to park on campus ($3 per hour).  During the weekend, parking is free in the parking lots/garages only. Metered parking is enforced seven days a week.  Learn more about UMD parking at https://dots.umd.edu/visitor-parking-map.  Click HERE for an enlarged view of the event parking map to the right.2019 SeaPerch Challenge Parking Map

Parking Directions: If you are driving a vehicle to campus, you will need to navigate towards the Terrapin Trail Garage and park in LOT 6, located inside the garage.  

Teams arriving on Friday May 31, should plan to arrive after 4pm when LOT 6 (Terrapin Trail Garage) becomes available for any guests. Prior to 4pm, LOT 6 (Terrapin Trail Garage) is reserved permit parking only.  If you arrive prior to 4pm, you will need to pay for parking in metered spaces or the XFINITY VIsitor Lot until you can relocate your vehicle to LOT 6 after 4pm.  

PDF fileTeam Entry Rules

(Updated 01/31/2019)

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