The Boeing Flight Competition

The Boeing Flight Competition will be held at the National Society of Black Engineers 49th Annual Convention in Kansas City, MO. The competition will take place on Friday March 24 & Saturday, March 25, 2023. All participants must do the following:

  • Form a team. All teams must have at least 2 students but no more than 4 students. A person cannot be a member of more than one team.

  • Register online. Deadline is Friday February 17, 2023. You will receive registration confirmation and the time and location of your presentation via email. No walk-up teams will be allowed to participate. You must be registered by the deadline in order to compete. Please Register below!

  • Construct a glider prior to the day of the competition. There will not be any materials provided at the conference for glider construction. Gliders must meet the glider construction guidelines outlined in the Guidelines.

In addition, each member on a team must participate in at least one of the following activities: design, manufacturing, testing, documentation or launching of the glider during the competition.

The competition consist of two parts: the Team Presentation (held on Friday, March 24th) and the Distance Competition (held on Saturday, March 25th). Teams are allowed to participate in either one individually, but only teams who participate in both will be eligible for the Overall Award (see Prizes and Awards section for details).