Blast Off 2019 — FAQ

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Q: Who can participate in the Blast Off Rocketry event?

A: Rowan Blast Off competition is open to teams and individuals associated with a school or club rocketry program, and currently enrolled in grades 6-12.

Q: My school (or club) did not receive an invitation to sign up. Can we still participate?

A: Yes. Please use the Rowan Blast Off 2019 signup form to send us some preliminary information. Then we will guide you through the formal registration process and help with any questions you have about this event.

Q: what are the rules for competitive and invitational flights?

A: For types of flights, please click Event Rules button below.


Q: who provides the rocket launching equipment?

A: Rowan University Blast Off will provide launchers for the Blast Off rockets (both rails and rods, consistent with TARC/NAR standards). If you wish to do a test-launch, please contact the event planners.

Q: Is there a registration fee for competing teams and individuals?

A: Rowan University Blast Off will NOT charge a participation fee.. However, teams and individuals are responsible for the costs associated with producing, testing, and launching their rockets.


Q: can we partner up for outreach?

A: Absolutely. Please contact the event coordinators if you would like to host a bottle rocket clinic, or a presentation offered by one of the rocketry mentors and professionals associated with this event.

Also, please follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. We would love to help your rocketry work get recognized.