New Mexico MESA

New Mexico MESA

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STEM Competitions

STEM Competitions

BEST Robotics

  • Boosting Engineering Science and Technology; a project-based STEM program.

Botball Educational Robotics Program

  • Engages middle and high school aged students in a team-oriented robotics competition.

eCyber Mission

  • An Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP)¬† that is a web-basedSTEM competition for students in grades 6-9.

Fractal Challenge

  • A design competition where the winner gets their fractal art installed on a building.

Federal Duck Stamp Contest

  • A federally legislated art competition across the country.

First Lego League

  • An international challenge based off of a real-world scientific topic.

Future City Competition

  • For 6th – 8th grade students to imagine, research, design and build cities of the future that showcase their solution to a citywide sustainability issue.

GEAR: Get Excited About Robotics

  • An exciting hands-on LEGO robotics challenge for elementary and middle school students.

Google Science Fair

  • Challenges teens from around the world to solve a problem they care about using STEM.


  • NMSU’s Arrowhead Center K-12 entrepreneurship education program.

NMSTA Contests, Competitions & Programs for Students

  • Contests, competitions & programs for New Mexico students.

New Mexico Science & Engineering Fair

  • To recognize and reward excellence in science, mathematics and engineering projects carried out by middle and high school students from throughout the state.

New Mexico Supercomputing Challenge

  • A 6-12th grade program that promotes computational thinking in science and engineering.

New Mexico Envirothon

  • A hands-on environmental problem solving competition for high school-age students.

RoboRave International

  • A program to teach students and teachers how to design, build, program and test robots.

Science Olympiad

  • An academic track style teamwork competition for k-12.

Supercomputing Challenge

  • A middle and high school program that promotes computational thinking in science and engineering.

VEX Robotics

  • A robotics education & competition foundation that inspires students, one robot at a time.


NM MESA Partners