The 2019 National Challenge will be held June 17, 2019 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC!
Check back soon for more information about the 2019 Challenge.

Congratulations to 7th grader Shreyas Arcot of Virginia, for winning the

2018 National You Be The Chemist Challenge,

held on June 18, 2018 in Washington, DC!


Special thanks to our generous sponsors:

Diamond Sponsor: The Dow Chemical Company

Platinum Sponsor: BASF Corporation

See a full list of National Challenge sponsors here.

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Meet the 42 Student Participants

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