Enter the STEM Design Challenge

It’s time to enter the competition for Zoos Victoria’s STEM Design Challenge.

What to know before entering

  • The STEM Design Challenge is currently open for Terms 3 and 4
  • For selection, teams of up to six students will be required to submit a short video of no more than 2 minutes that explains their prototype
  • Each Teaching Guide includes the judging criteria – download it from your chosen STEM program page
  • Teachers are asked to submit their students’ entries
  • This competition has Terms and Conditions


  • Prizes will be given for the following categories: Year 3-4, Year 5-6, Year 7-8 and Year 9-10.
  • Winning teams will meet with relevant zoo staff and experience a behind-the-scenes animal encounter. Transport costs to and from the zoo are included.
  • Winners will be able to access their prize before the end of Term 4 2019.

Key dates for 2019

  • Entries close - Friday 15 November 2019 5:00pm
  • Judging - Week of 18-22 November 2019
  • Winners announced - Monday 25 November 2019

How to enter

To enter, you need to complete a two-step process:

  1. Fill out the form below and submit
  2. Upload your video entry to the Zoos Victoria Google Drive using the button below

Enter now