PRIZES - 14th Annual Contest (2021-2022)

  • 2 Grand Prizes - Each division winner will receive the following:
    • $300.00
    • An engraved first-place contest trophy
    • A contest t-shirt
  • 2 Runner-Up Prizes - Each division runner-up will receive the following:
    • $150.00
    • An engraved runner-up contest trophy
    • A contest t-shirt
  • 8 Finalist Prizes - Each division finalist who was not selected as a first place winner or runner-up will receive the following:
    • $75.00
    • A finalist ribbon
    • A contest t-shirt
  • 8 Top School Prizes - The top 8 schools with the most entries::
    • The top eight schools with the most student entries will each receive an equal donation shared from a donation pool of $1,600*. (*The donation pool will be divided equally by the total number of schools in the top eight including any schools that are tied for spots in the top eight. In-eligible entries do not count towards school awards.)

Contest Eligibility - 14th Annual Contest (2021-2022)

This competition is open to full-time students who are in grades 5-8 for the 2021-2022 school year. These students must attend an accredited public or private school, charter school, or home school located in one of the fifty United States or the District of Columbia. Employees and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of the Akron Global Polymer Academy and any and all Contest Sponsor(s) are not eligible. Winners and Runners-up from the 2020-2021 Rubber Band Competition are not eligible for entry in the 2021-2022 Rubber Band Competition.