Season 2 Final Competition Winners Announced!
Presented by Ducommun, the Los Angeles Chargers and the University of California, Irvine (UCI), STEM on the Sidelines™ is a contest to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in local Los Angeles and Orange County high schools. Over the course of a few weeks, students were tasked to code and build a device that launches mini footballs at a target. The Final Competition for Season 2 was held December 8, 2019 at Dignity Health Sports Park, home of the LA Chargers, with 173 student participants from 34 Orange and LA County high schools. Students
worked in teams of four to six, using STEM skills to build and program a mini-football launcher to score maximum points when launched at a specific target, with a focus on design and engineering for length and accuracy.
The following teams took top honors.