Mars Rover Celebration

Judges & Volunteers

Thank you for your interest in serving as a Judge and/or Volunteer for the Mars Rover Celebration! Please click on the link below to complete the registration process.

Judging for 2021 MRC will take place in a virtual and asynchronous format. Each judge will be assigned specific projects and will receive an email notification providing access. Projects can be reviewed and scored at any time within the 1 week Judging window via the Mars Rover online judging portal.

Important Dates for Judges!

To serve as a Judge you do not need to be a Rocket Scientist! Mars Rover Judges will receive detailed step by step training materials prior to the competition.

Below is a summary of the Mars Rover Celebration judging criteria and rubric:

If you have any questions about the event, please contact the University of Houston STEM Center via email at

Volunteer Registration

Register for administrative support, judging, orangizing committee, or tour guidance.