Region 6 Online Student Design Competition


Region 6 Student Design Competition

IEEE Region 6 Student Project Competition

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IEEE Region 6 Guidelines for Student Design Contest


The IEEE Region 6 Student Design Contest offers undergraduate IEEE student members opportunity to exercise and improve entrepreneurial, product development as well as verbal communication skills.  They will present an oral presentation via Zoom.  The presentation will be 10 minutes with a 5 minute Q&A.  There will be a Hardware/Software track, and a Humanitarian Track, and a Micromouse track.


  1. Students must be members of IEEE or else complete and submit an application for membership in IEEE prior to entry in the Contest.


  1. To advertise the competition and get an audience, the registration will close 10 days before the event.
  2. The link for up to date information, and to register is  


  1. The prize levels for all tracks of the Student Design Contest are: First Prize $750, Second Prize $500, Third Prize $250
  2. There will have to be at least four entries in a track to hold the competition. Two tracks will be combined to get 4 or more teams, if needed.
  3. If selected as one of the winning prizes, you will be provided with a US IRS tax form to fill out before you receive your prize.

Oral Presentation

  1. Ten(10) minutes shall be allotted for the oral presentation as well as prototype demonstration and five (5) minutes for questions from the audience.
  2. The paper contest chairman shall arrange a timing system, with the following characteristics:

                   (1) A Signal will be given at the beginning of the oral presentation.

                    (2) A warning signal will be given at the end of seven (7) minutes.

                    (3) A stop signal will be given at the end of ten (10) minutes.

                    (4) The contestant should cease talking when the stop signal is given. The contest judges will assess penalties for running overtime.

                    (5) The contestant will be stopped by the judges at the end of twenty (15) minutes if he continues past the stop signal.

  1. Individuals asking questions during the discussion period shall use the chat feature. If the audience does not present any questions, the judges should do so. Questions will be stopped at the end of five (5) minutes.
  2. PowerPoint slides shall be used for the concept presentation.


  1. Each team presentation will be evaluated and judged on the basis of ten equally weighted judging criteria.
  2. There shall be three (3) to seven (7) judges.
  3. The judges shall be selected to represent a cross section of various disciplines in electrical, electronics and related fields of engineering. The Section and Regional SAC should be called on to assist in the selection of judges at all levels of the contest.
  4. The judges should have a record of experience in written and oral communication skills.


  Date and Time




  • Date: 01 May 2021
  • Time: 09:00 AM to 09:00 PM
  • All times are America/Los_Angeles
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Online program

  • one space park
  • Redondo Beach, California
  • United States 90278
  • Starts 22 February 2021 08:46 PM
  • Ends 28 April 2021 12:00 AM
  • All times are America/Los_Angeles
  • No Admission Charge


Agenda will be posted before the competition

Region 6 Student Design Competition