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Scoring Rubric

The Rocket Competition will be judged by these separate parts:

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College presenting their rocket at FNL 2019

I. Design Reports
(75% of total score)
  a. Competition Proposal (5%)
  b. Preliminary Design Review (PDR)(15%)
      i. PDR Virtual Review w/judges (5%)
  c. Critical Design Review (CDR) (15%)
      i. CDR Virtual Review w/judges (5%)
  d. Flight Readiness Review (FRR) (15%)
      i. Virtual Safety Inspection (5%)
  e. Post Launch Assessment Review (PLAR) (10%)

2. Launch Weekend Presentations (5% of total score)
   a.  Flight Readiness Presentation (oral) (5%) 

 3. Flight Performance (20% of total score)

  a. Mission Performance (10%)
  b. Challenge Performance (10%)

4. Bonus Points (up to 10%)
   a. Plan and conduct an Education Outreach Project
   b. Submit Education/Public Outreach Form

Reports submitted after 11:59 pm Central Time on the due date will receive a reduction of the overall score. 
Central Daylight Savings Time
(March 8 - November 1, 2020, March 14, 2021 - November 7, 2021)
Central Standard Time
(November 1, 2020 - March 14, 2021)

1 Day Late 20% Reduction
2 Days Late 40% Reduction
3 Days Late 60% Reduction
4 Days Late 80% Reduction
5 Days Late Zero


FNL Design review resources


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