Neptune 3D from New Zealand
This award recognizes individuals or teams who demonstrate a commitment to fair play, ethical behavior and integrity, and general goodwill towards others. Recipients of this award may be coaches, team members, parents, officials or anyone else that tournament officials or directors feel exhibit these traits.
Resiliency and Grit Award:
Robertsdale High School Navy JROTC from Alabama
As the name implies, this award is given to an individual or team who displays the capacity to recover quickly from challenges, maintains control of a difficult situation and devises new ways to tackle the problem, and shows courage and resolve or strength of character in solving a problem.
Spirit of SeaPerch Award:
Water Striders from Virginia
This award represents the essence of the SeaPerch program. It is presented to a team or individual who exhibits exceptional creativity, either through some aspect of their ROV, or an extraordinary idea beyond the standard build. This award is a way to acknowledge and encourage creative thinking and risk-taking.