The 2024 Louisiana 4-H SeaPerch Challenge will be held at the Louisiana State University Natatorium on March 2, 2024. This year's competition will serve as a Regional Qualifier for the 2024 International SeaPerch Challenge.
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 2024 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.
There will be four events at the competition that will be scored to rank teams. Schedule details will be announced closer to the competition date. Check out the info below.
The competition will be held in-person on Saturday, March 2, 2024 at the Louisiana State University UREC pool. Registration is due by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, February 16, 2024.
The Louisiana 4-H SeaPerch Challenge is a REGIONAL QUALIFIER for the International SeaPerch Challenge. Please refer to the 2024 SeaPerch Challenge Handbook for additional details for your team to compete at the International Challenge.
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 February 16 at 4:30 p.m. Please include in the subject line "SeaPerch Report - TEAM NAME."
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.
|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|