National competitions

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ESA Member States with a current national CanSat competition:

If the deadline of National CanSat competition in your country has already passed, consider applying next year! 

Nation Event Date Contact
Nordic Organiser: NAROM - Andøya Space Center
Submission deadline for proposals  15/01/2020 Contact: Bente Jensen
Feedback on selection 01/02/2020 Email: 
Proposals deadline 01/03/2020 Website:  
Launch Campaign Dates 20/04/2020 - 23/04/2020  
Netherlands Organiser: ESERO Netherlands
Submission deadline for proposals  10/10/2019 Contact: Wendy Van den Putte
Proposals deadline 10/01/2020 Email:
CanSat test day 28/01/2020 Website:
CanSat test day (back-up) 05/02/2020  
Launch Campaign Date 20/03/2020  
Launch Campaign Date (back-up) 29/03/2020  
Award ceremony 17/04/2020  
Portugal Location: Ponte de Sor    
CanSat Teacher Training 19/10/2019  
Call for proposals 21/10/2019  
Launch Campaign Dates 30/04/2020 - 03/05/2020  
Winner announcement (to ESA) 04/05/2020  
Greece Submission deadline for proposals  10/11/2019 Contact: Ilias Psyroukis
Launch Campaign Dates 23/04/2020 - 26/04/2020  
Poland Submission deadline for proposals  29/09/2019 Organiser: ESERO Poland (Copernicus Science Centre)
Launch Campaign Dates 01/03/2020 Email:
Czech Republic Submission deadline for proposals  24/10/2019 Organiser: ESERO Czech Republic / SCIENCE IN (CZ), s.r.o and S.A.B Aerospace
Launch Campaign Dates 15/04/2020 - 26/04/2020 Contact: Lukáš Holman
Spain Submission deadline for proposals  20/12/2019 Organiser: ESERO Spain
Launch Campaign Dates 24/04/2020 - 26/04/2020 Contact:
Ireland Submission deadline for proposals  Please contact the relevant institute of Technology Organiser: ESERO Ireland / Blackrock Castle Observatory
Launch Campaign Dates Regional: TBC Contact: Rob O'Sullivan
National: 23/04/2020 - 24/04/2020 Email:
UK Submission deadline for proposals  22/09/2019 Organiser: ESERO UK
Launch Campaign Dates 24/04/2020 - 26/04/2020 Contact: Tom Lyons
Germany Submission deadline for proposals  27/01/2019 Organiser: ESERO Germany
Launch Campaign Dates 23/09/2019 - 27/09/2019 Contact: Christina Nadolsky

If you are thinking of building a CanSat or holding a competition, feel free to contact us via email for some help in getting started!