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The STEMz Project 2022 Challenge is Coming!

Welcome to our first year of competition

Build Smart Challenge

For Grades 7 – 12

Middle and high school students will enter the world of racing through STEM. You’ll work to build and code your own micro-kart for the big race in this year’s competition!

z Prize Competition

For Grades 11 – 12

High school Juniors and Seniors will compete to deliver a business idea. You’ll utilize the elements within STEM to piece together your proposal that answers this year’s theme question.

About the
STEMz Project

Watch our welcome video to meet some of our hosts for this year’s competitions, and learn more about what you can expect.

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Why Join Us?

Bring STEM to Life

Immerse yourself in STEM, while discovering how it is incorporated into everyday life and careers.

Learn Hands-On

Explore 3D printing, coding, and other technology in your learning throughout the challenge.

Win Cool Prizes

Accomplish your group’s challenge and compete to win cool STEM-related prizes in the final event.

Build Your Passion

Work with like-minded students, using critical thinking and problem solving to fuel your STEM passion.

2022 Schedule


Registration Opens

January 1, 2022


Challenge Courses

March 9, 2022 – June 15, 2022


Competition Weekend

June 24 – 25, 2022

More Registration Details

Registration will open on January 1, 2022 to all eligible students. Registration will remain open until the challenge is full or until the day before our first meeting (March 8, 2022).

More Course Details

There will be five meetings for both the Build Smart Challenge and Z Prize. Meetings will be held at AxiaTP’s headquarters location (10555 Group 1001 Way, Zionsville, IN 46077) from 5-6 pm.

Some meetings can be made available virtually, if needed.

More Competition Details

 We’ll begin our competition weekend with a Launch Party on Friday, June 24 from 6-8 pm at AxiaTP’s headquarters. All competitions will be held on Saturday, June 25, from 9 am – 12pm. 

The Organizations Behind the STEMz Project