International Astronomy and Astrophysics Competition 2019: Participate Today
09. February 2019 at 13:22
by Julia Berens
The Qualification Round 2019 of the International Astronomy and Astrophysics Competition has opened! Use your skills and astronomy knowledge to win certificates, awards, and prizes. The IAAC gives you the unique opportunity to show your knowledge and astronomy skills! The IAAC is the biggest online astronomy competition for students from all countries. Win awards and cash prizes worth over 700 USD or become official IAAC ambassador in your country!Awards and Prizes
Successful participants receive many certificates, awards, cash prizes, and honors:
- All Participants: Official Certificate
- All Finalists: Finalists Certificate
- 1. Prize: 200 USD Cash Prize
- 2. Prize: 150 USD Cash Prize
- 3. Prize: 100 USD Cash Prize
- Special Regional Awards: Africa, Europa, Greater Middle East, South Asia, South East Asia, America
We understand the crucial role of teachers and schools for scientific education. Because of that, we award several school awards to honor the efforts of the teachers and the schools:
- IAAC School Award for Most Participants: This award receives the school with the most overall participants of the qualification round to honor the efforts of the teachers for encouraging students to participate in scientific competitions.
- IAAC School Award for Most Finalists: This special award receives the school with the most students that have shown an outstanding performance and have participated in the pre-final and/or final round.
- IAAC School Award for Excellence: This award receives the school with many outstanding students that have achieved high results throughout the overall competition to honor the quality education in general.
The IAAC Network: Winners and former participants of IAAC become automatically part of the IAAC network: This network consists of outstanding and talented students from all around the world!
Become IAAC Ambassador
As ambassador you have the power to operate in the name of IAAC and to inspire other youths for astronomy and science! All official IAAC ambassadors additionally receive a personal ambassador page to manage their activities and an official IAAC email address. There are also special ambassador awards: Learn More
Qualification Round: The qualification round 2019 consists of five astronomy problems and you can submit your solutions online until 14. April 2019. All participants receive certificates.
Pre-Final Round: Successful participants can register for the pre-final round: You have one week to solve the ten challenging problems of the pre-final round.
Final Round: Successful finalists can participate in the final round: You will take a supervised exam of 60 minutes. The winners receive certificates and cash prizes worth over 700 USD.
You have to be a high-school or university student to participate in IAAC 2019. Students from all grades and all countries are invited to participate! You should be smart, open-minded, and creative to solve the science problems.
Official Website: www.iaac.space