For students ages 7 to 14

The Galactic Challenge can be tailored to meet the requirements of individual institutions for a variety of participant ages and requirements. The challenge lends itself to be used as a taster day for feeder schools, a finale to a UKSDC after school club, or for an end of year challenge.


To register for a Galactic Challenge, please fill in the form at the bottom of the page. Participants can register on their own,
or in teams of up to 12. Please note that registration for the competition indicates permission has been granted by the parent or guardian of each participant.


Please send any queries regarding these events to and not the host institution.

Older than 14? You can compete in the UK and EU Space Design Competition by entering the UKSDC.


Upcoming Galactic Challenges

  • Somerville College, Oxford, Date to be confirmed
  • Cardiff, Date to be confirmed


Interested in hosting a Galactic Challenge in your area? You can let us know HERE

Previous Galactic Challenge Venues

  • Imperial College London
  • King’s College London
  • Bede’s School
  • Blatchington Mill School, Hove
  • Queen Elizabeth’s School, Barnet
  • Riddlesdown Collegiate School
  • Sevenoaks School
  • Trinity School, Croydon
  • American University, Malta

Complete registration below to take part.

2024 competitions are open for applicants.

Please register for 2024 below.