RULE UPDATE – January 11th, 2017

Deadline for Technical Report submission has been extended until January 25th, 2017. Minor scoring changes and breakdown of the rubrics judges will be using
Rules Update #2 (PDF)


RULE UPDATE – October 3rd, 2016

There have been some minor changes in wording in a few sections to help clarify a couple of questions we have received. The changes can be viewed in summary below

Rules Update #1 (PDF)



The official rules for GNCTR 2017 are now available for download at your convenience. It’s important that all teams read the rules throughly to ensure that your designs meet all the necessary criteria for this year’s competition.

Download Rule Book (PDF)

Please note that there is the possibility of minor modifications to the rules prior to the competition

All teams will be made aware of the rule change and the reason for the change in the event one is made. 


Competitors please take note of some of the important dates in regards to the Official GNCTR 2017 Rules

Safety Reports:

Competing Teams: Submissions Due 11:59pm CST November 15th, 2016

Non-Competing Teams: Submissions Due 11:59pm CST January 15th, 2017

Technical Report – Submissions Due 11:59pm CST January 25th, 2017 (UPDATED)