It is of great importance that all teams are aware of and follow the safety standards for amateur rocketry in Australia. The Australian Model Rocket Society (AMRS) provides a safety code that must be adhered to throughout the AURC here.
In addition to the AMRS safety code and your local states explosive regulations, CASR Part 101 regulations must be adhered to in the lead up to and during the AURC competition. Further details on CASR Part 101 can be found here.
Registration begins for the 2020 competition. Formal registration forms will be sent out to successful applicants.
July 29th 2019
Registrations after the 15th of October are still possible! They will be assessed on a case by case basis, note that your team would be required to adhere to any additional conditions set by the committee (e.g. increased timelines and potential fees). Please contact email@example.com for more information
October 15th 2019
AMRS L3 Documentation
Applicable to teams using an M, N or O motor in the competition. More information regarding this will be sent through to your team.
Progress Report 1
The primary focus areas of Progress Report 1 are Engineering Management, Team Organisation & Safety Standards. In addition, this report should include a brief overview of your preliminary design. Specific criteria and mandatory content for each progress update will be released in advance of the deadline.
December 13th 2019
Progress Report 2
The primary focus areas of Progress Report 2 are Manufacturing, Testing & Selection and Scientific viability of Payload. In addition, this report should include a complete updated overview of your design. Specific criteria and mandatory content for each progress update will be released in advance of the deadline.
March 6th 2020
Teams are expected to undertake simulation and modelling of their vehicle in order to justify their design decisions and to ensure the vehicle will survive the flight and will behave as expected.
May 1st 2020
Teams will be required to submit a report detailing the objectives of their payload and that it meets the requirements of the payload criteria.
May 1st 2020
A complete technical report must be submitted before launch. This report shall adhere to a professional writing guide and will be evaluated for quality and technical aptitude.
July 17th 2020
Competition Days Begin
September 30th 2020