Note: this year we are not allowing the simplest balloon/straw-on-a-string flying vehicles.

Supply Sources

This is a budget project, please try to spend as little money as possible!!! 

No pre-made kit bodies or wheels allowed. This is to be our own design or version of a design.

No LEGO, K'Nex, Erector, Magnetix, or other building kit parts/wheels.

Propulsion systems:

2, 3, or 4 wheels? 
  • roller blade bearings
  • screws/bolts/nails
  • wood-dowl/skewer/toothpick
  • straws
  • toothpicks
  • metal wire 
  • metal/plastic hobby rod/tube 
  • leather
  • grommets
  • cardboard/foam board/corrugated plastic
  • 1/8-1/4 hobby plywood
  • balsa/bass/pine/cedar/aspen craft wood
  • wood moulding strips
  • packing styrofoam
  • florist foam
  • plastic box
  • cardboard box/packaging 
  • tubing
  • bottle
  • craft sticks
  • pencils/pens/dowl rods
  • plastic cases (from gutted radios, remote controls, etc.)