Information and how to enter

The CSES Schools' Engineering and Technology Competition is held annually in late June or early July. We typically open for entries early in the Summer Term. To find out more about the competition, take a look at the Quick guide below.

Check our school events listings for the date of the next competition.

To enter the competition:

  1. Look out for notification that we're accepting entries.
  2. When the competition is open, read the Information for entrants below.
  3. Once you have all the necessary information, enter online right here on the website by clicking Enter the competition.

The following five documents should contain all the information you will need:

Download PDF Quick guide

  • This is a leaflet outlining what the competition is about, what the awards are, the basic rules and how to enter.
  • If you have not entered the competition before, we strongly recommend that you read this leaflet first.

Download PDF Information for entrants

  • If you are thinking of entering or have entered the competition, this document gives you all the logistical information you will need to prepare: how to find and access the venue, what happens on the day, what you need to bring, timings for the day and information about the awards evening.
  • You must read this document in full, and follow any instructions, if you enter the competition.
  • This document will be sent to all confirmed entrants shortly before the competition.

Download PDF Anglia Ruskin University campus map

  • Map of the Anglia Ruskin University campus to accompany the information for entrants.

Download PDF Competition rules

  • It is unlikely that you will need to read these, however these are the full and official competition rules for your reference.

Download PDF Technical categories guide

  • In the interests of transparency and fairness, we publish the method by which we assess projects. This document explains the scoring criteria, weightings and algorithms.

If you have any queries regarding the competition, or your entry has any special requirements, please contact the Schools' Competition Chair.

Download this file (LeafletStaticIss1.pdf)1. Quick guide[Leaflet outlining the competition]4814 kB
Download this file (info_for_entrants_iss_2.pdf)2. Information for entrants[Venue, timings and logistical details]218 kB
Download this file (chelmsford-campus-map-apr17.pdf)3. ARU campus map[Map of Anglia Ruskin University]578 kB
Download this file (competition_rules_iss_3_1.pdf)4. Competition rules[Full competition rules]145 kB
Download this file (technical_categories_guide_iss_4.pdf)5. Technical categories guide[Details of the project assessment method]273 kB

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