2022 International SeaPerch Challenge

Thank you for a wonderful 2022 season!

We learned a lot over the past two years and combined the best of virtual connectivity with on-site participation at the 2022 International SeaPerch Challenge that took place both virtually and in-person at the University of Maryland, College Park, on June 4, 2022.

2022 International SeaPerch Challenge

  • Date

    June 4, 2022

  • Location

    University of Maryland

    College Park, Maryland, USA

  • Eligibility

    Elementary School, Middle School, High School

  • Registration

    Team registration is open to qualified teams. For more information, visit Ways to Qualify

  • Spectator and Volunteer Information

    Information

    Volunteer sign-up has closed.

    Judging has closed.

Awards

Class Champions
Class Champions
Final Standings (updated June 6, 2022)

View Final Standings (updated June 6, 2022)

 


 

Middle School Stock Class:

SeaOwls GoFish (Florida)

 

High School Stock Class: 

*Kraken (Florida)

ProtoKnight Team 1 (Hawaii)

 

Open Class: 

Leatherbacks (Florida)

 

*During final score validation, it was determined that Kraken earned Class Champion for High School Stock Class and is recognized as co-champion with ProtoKnight Team 1. Congratulations to our champions!

 


 

Overall rankings were calculated by equally weighting and combining the Engineering Design, Team Video, and Mission Course scores. Obstacle Course scores were used for tie-breaking purposes.

Special Awards
Special Awards
Final Standings

Sportsmanship Award:

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.

Engineering Design Awards
Engineering Design Awards
Final Standings

View Final Standings

 


 

Middle School Stock Class:

1st Place

– SeaOwls GoFish (Florida)

2nd Place

– Lily Pads (Florida)

3rd Place

– Mayport Lionfish (Florida)

 

High School Stock Class:

1st Place

– Kraken (Florida)

2nd Place

– RoboJackets (Mississippi)

3rd Place

– ProtoKnights Team 1 (Hawaii)

 

Open Class:

1st Place

– Leatherbacks (Florida)

2nd Place

– Bubbleheads (Washington)

3rd Place

– Wavez (Puerto Rico)

Team Video Awards
Team Video Awards
Final Standings

View Final Standings

 


 

Middle School Stock Class:

1st Place

– SeaOwls GoFish (Florida)

2nd Place

– Adelson Kraken Kontrollers (Nevada)

3rd Place

– SeaOwls Team Buddy (Florida)

 

High School Stock Class:

1st Place

– On Porpoise (Michigan)

2nd Place

– Qatar Falcons (Qatar)

3rd Place

– Marlins (Virginia)

 

Open Class:

1st Place

– Leatherbacks (Florida)

2nd Place

– Eat My Bubbles 4.0 (Utah)

3rd Place

– Miramargineers (California)

Pool - Mission Course Awards
Pool - Mission Course Awards
Final Standings

View Final Standings

 


 

Middle School Stock Class:

1st Place

– Mayport Lionfish (Florida)

2nd Place

– HMS SeaBots: Team Avisa (New Jersey)

3rd Place

– SeaOwls GoFish (Florida)

 

High School Stock Class:

1st Place

– Kraken (Florida)

2nd Place

– ProtoKnights Team 1 (Hawaii)

3rd Place

– ProtoKnight Team 3 (Hawaii)

 

Open Class:

1st Place

– Leatherbacks (Florida)

2nd Place

– Wahkiakum Mecha Mules (Washington)

3rd Place

– Miramargineers (California)

Pool Course - Obstacle Course Awards
Pool Course - Obstacle Course Awards
Final Standings

View Final Standings

 


 

Middle School Stock Class:

1st Place

– Nautilus (Florida)

2nd Place

– Mayport Lionfish (Florida)

3rd Place

– Taco Storm (Texas)

 

High School Stock Class:

1st Place

– Kraken (Florida)

2nd Place

– Aquatic Birds (California)

3rd Place

– Aquarius (Florida)

 

Open Class:

1st Place

– Miramargineers (California)

2nd Place

– Leatherbacks (Florida)

3rd Place

– Wahkiakum Mecha Mules (Washington)

Media Gallery

Catch up on what you missed:

Welcome to the Event

We’re so glad you’re here!

From the Vault:

Inside the Pool 

Dive Under for the Action

 

 

 

Live Feed:

The Pool Deck

Our Epic Teams in their Element (Live)

 

 

 

Live Feed:

Awards Ceremony

June 4th @ 7pm EDT

 

 

 

From the Vault:

The Pool Course

Explore in 360º (Coming Soon)

 

Event Schedule


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Volunteer and Judge Information

Many volunteers will be needed to make the 2022 International SeaPerch Challenge a success! Consider registering as a volunteer for the day! You’ll get lunch and a t-shirt (on us!), and you’re guaranteed to have a great time! 

If you are interested in having a front-row seat to all the excitement, consider acting as a pool judge to score teams’ performance on the Obstacle Course or the Mission Course!

 

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Spectator Information

Classmates, teachers, mentors, advisors, parents, siblings, and friends may register as spectators for the 2022 International SeaPerch Challenge. 

Spectators should make reservations for accommodations at nearby hotels, if needed. Dorm housing is not available for spectators.

Travel and Parking Information

Traveling to the Challenge

 

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

 

Travel Map

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

 

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION:

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

Parking at the Challenge

Parking at the University of Maryland is limited to designated parking areas. On-campus parking in designated parking areas during the competition (Saturday) is free. However, on-campus parking on Friday before 4pm is not free. The cost to park in on-campus parking during these hours is $3 per hour per vehicle and should be paid at the pay station or credit card meter located at each parking lot. 

 

BUSES – If your team will be parking a bus on campus at the University of Maryland please contact Cheri Koch at ckoch@robonation.org to make special parking arrangements. 

 

UMD Parking regulations: https://transportation.umd.edu/parking/maps/overnight-parking-map

 

2022 International SeaPerch Challenge Qualified Teams

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