The 2023 Louisiana 4-H SeaPerch Challenge was held at the Louisiana State University UREC pool on May 6, 2023. Thank you to all the competitors, parents, coaches, teachers, and volunteers that made this event possible!
We look forward to seeing teams again for the 2024 Season!
There are many resources available for the SeaPerch Challenge. Listed below are a few that have been found most useful. Feel free to contact Brian Gautreau with any questions.
The 2023 Louisiana 4-H SeaPerch Challenge will have the classes listed below. For a full breakdown of the classes for your teams check out this document.
Teams will have 4 events for teams to be scored for placement. Details about scheduling will be announced shortly. Check out the info below.
The competition will be held in-person on Saturday, May 6, 2023 at the Louisiana State University UREC pool. Registration is due by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, April 28.
The Engineering Notebook has been replaced with the Technical Design Report. This report is a 5 page maximum report with the following sections.
1. Abstract (1/2 page)
2. Task Overview (1/2 page)
3. Design Approach (2 pages)
4. Experimental Results (1 page)
5. Reflection & Next Steps (1 page)
6. Acknowledgements (no page limit)
7. References (no page limit)
Be sure to check the resources below for full details of the report and the rubric. Be sure to check the rubric for those EASY points!
Technical Design reports are at check-in the morning of the competition. If submitting a digital notebook, this must be emailed to Brian Gautreau by April 28 at 4:30 p.m. Please include in the subject line "SeaPerch Report - TEAM NAME."
TECHNICAL DESIGN REPORT DETAILS
Each team will have a 5 minute presentation to a panel of judges. THIS WILL NOT BE A VIDEO SUBMISSION. A few minutes of Q&A will follow the presentation. Possible interview questions
Interview times will be announced after registration.
INTERVIEW INSTRUCTIONS & QUESTIONS
We will have participation in both of the obstacle course and mission (challenge) course. Be sure to check out the pools rules along with the scoresheets for each course that we will be using.
|Middle School Stock Class||High School Stock Class|
|Class Champion||The Sensational Sea Sisters, Lutcher High School||Rapides High Robotics, Rapides High School|
|Mission Course||The Sensational Sea Sisters, Lutcher High School||Deep Blue, Alexandria Country Day University Academy|
|Obstacle Course||The Sensational Sea Sisters, Lutcher High School||Rapides High Robotics, Rapides High School|
|Technical Design Award||The Sensational Sea Sisters, Lutcher High School||Rapides High Robotics, Rapides High School|