One team among the First Place Award winners in the six IREC categories is named the overall winner of the IREC, and receive their own copy of the Genesis Cup! A perpetual rendition of the Genesis Cup is displayed in the Gateway Gallery at Spaceport America. The recipient of this award is determined by qualitative assessments of the competition officials made throughout the event.

  • Year: 2018 – 2nd Annual
  • Winner: McGill University – Montreal, Quebec, Canada


10K Commercial Of The Shelf Components:
First Place 10K COTS: University of Sydney (Team 06), Sydney, Australia
Second Place 10K COTS: ETH Zurich (Team 37), Zurich, Switzerland

10K Solid Rocket-Student Research and Developed Components:
First Place 10K Solid SRAD: The George Washington University (Team 01), Washington, DC
Second Place 10K Solid SRAD: West Virginia University (Team 19), Morgantown, West Virginia

10K Hybrid/Liquid Rocket-Student Research and Developed Components:
First Place 10K Hybrid/Liquid SRAD: Polytechnique Montreal (Team 40), Montreal, Canada
Second Place 10K Hybrid/Liquid SRAD: AGH University of Science and Technology (Team 02), Poland

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