How it works

Good grades just aren't enough anymore. Challenge yourself in hundreds of academic competitions to get ranked in the ICS Global Academic Champions Rankings, and get the college and career opportunities you deserve.


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Your ICS Account it easy to track your competitions and awards. Stay up-to-date on all the latest news and information about your favorite competitions

Add Your Awards

If you’ve already participated in academic competitions and won an award, add it to your profile to get points in over 40 ICS academic badges.

Get Ranked

The ICS Global Rankings bring special recognition and rewards for the real-world skills demonstrated in over 200 academic competitions. Claim your rank and don’t miss out on the unique college and career opportunities!"

Latest News & Updates

Posted on: May 20th, 2019

Has the new TARC Champion changed the power rankings in student rocketry?

With nearly 5,000 students competing in the Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) in 2019, it is certainly not an easy feat to make it to the national finals, let alone make it into the top 10...

Posted on: May 18th, 2019

CyberPatriot dominance & dynasties: analyzing the teams to beat from the past 8 years.

In April 2019, the Air Force Association’s 11th annual CyberPatriot National Youth Education Program crowned its champions from a whopping 6,387 teams (5,144 high school and 1,243 middle school...

Posted on: May 13th, 2019

The schools to beat in the National Ocean Sciences Bowl

With plastic pollution flooding the oceans, fishing populations at increasing danger of collapse, and climate change affecting the delicate pH balance, it's more important than ever for our students...

Posted on: May 10th, 2019

These high schools are leading the pack in predicting the future!

After its first two years, the race is heating up in crowning the country’s young actuarial champions. Actuaries are at the front lines of major business decisions analyzing data to help project...

Posted on: March 29th, 2019

Check out this new app competition from NASA!

In June 2019, NASA will launch a full-stress test of the Orion spacecraft’s Launch Abort System (LAS), called Ascent Abort-2, which will demonstrate the LAS can send Orion and its crew a safe...

Posted on: March 28th, 2019

The Robots are Coming – student robotics competitions you need to know!

Today there are many amazing robotics contests, competitions, tournaments, and awards, unlike when I was in school decades ago when there were 2 or 3 if that. It seems like there are new programs...