All event cover pages must be prepared as if the students are going
to national conference June 27-July 1, 2020 in Nashville, TN.
Participants study the principles of flight and design in order to fabricate a glider that stays in flight for the greatest elapsed time. The glider must be designed to be launched from a catapult that is provided on site. The design process is documented in a portfolio that is submitted for evaluation.
Event Guidelines are located on the National TSA website under your chapter advisor login screen, select Total TSA from the dropdown menu.
Entries are limited to two participant gliders per chapter.
**NOTE: Gliders will be built on-site this year, as per TSA National guidelines!!
*Safety glasses are required for this event (brought by student).
*2020: Ceiling height is 20 ft.
EVENT UPDATES AND CLARIFICATIONS
If the event has any updates they can be located at the national website. Please click the button on the side under "Competition Updates!" to get there.
It is the contestant’s responsibility to check this site and make sure they are using the most up to date information for each contest.
THEMES AND PROBLEMS
If the event has a theme or problem, to be posted before the conference, it will be located at the national website. Please click the button on the side under "Event Themes!" to get there.
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