e Cybermission


eCYBERMISSION is a web-based science, math and technology competition for 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th grade teams. Each student team will propose a solution to a real problem in your community and compete for regional and national awards. Students compete based on their grade level and the region in which they live. It is not necessary for all students on a team to attend the same school, but they must be in the same grade and the same region.

U.S. Army Sponsorship

The Army recognizes the need for our country to remain competitive in science, math and technology. By sponsoring eCYBERMISSION, the Army hopes to promote students’ interest in these fields. The competition also supports the President’s national education goals.

There are multiple roles involved in the eCYBERMISSION program. In addition to the student, there are Parents, Team Advisors, CyberGuides, Judges, Ambassadors, and Installation POCs. All adult participants MUST have an active security clearance to apply to volunteer for the program. Interim or inactive clearances are not valid for this.

Students’ Role

Students are expected to do the following:

  • Create or join a team with other students in their grade, and self-register on the site
  • Choose a Team Advisor and have them register on the site
  • Pick a Mission Challenge to research, test and solve
  • Communicate using chat, instant messaging and Discussion Forums with CyberGuides and other students
  • Complete the Mission Folder by the submission deadline

Competition Timeline

The competition begins September 01, 2004

Registration Begins

September 01, 2004

Registration Ends

December 13, 2004

Competition Ends

February 21, 2005

Regional Judging Begins

February 24, 2005

Regional Judging Ends

March 16, 2005

Winners Notified

April 11, 2005

National Judging and Educational Event

June/July 2005

Monitoring the Site

The Team Advisor who sponsors the team must be a teacher, counselor, coach, or leader of a youth organization. Throughout the eCYBERMISSION competition, steps are taken to ensure that students’ and Team Advisors’ information is valid and their behavior is appropriate. This includes CyberGuides monitoring chat rooms and Discussion Forums for appropriate language as well as ensuring that teams who are selected as winners have valid team members. Students and Team Advisors who misrepresent themselves or use the site inappropriately are not eligible to compete or to win, and will be disqualified.

For complete information about the program and how to register, go to