National KidWind Challenge


June 8-10, 2021

This year's culminating KidWind Challenge will bring together top performing teams from across the nation to compete alongside each other VIRTUALLY.

The National KidWind Challenge will have three grade-level divisions this year: (1) 4-5th Grade Division; (2) 6-8th Grade Division; (3) 9-12th Grade Division

This year's National KidWind Challenge will be occur at the same time as the Virtual Collegiate Wind Competition and include multiple opportunities to meet with and learn from the members of the Collegiate Wind teams.

Where is it?


We will be launching a competition website that will hold all virtual submission, schedules, links to video meetings, and presentations.

Who's invited?

You must be invited to this event by your local event coordinator or through our central office in order to attend. All students, coaches and families of invited teams are welcome to attend the 2021 National KidWind Challenge.

Tentative schedule

Virtual sessions will be scheduled for each team. Teams and coaches should plan on being available anytime between 9AM and 4PM in your local time zone on Tuesday, June 8th and Wednesday, June 9th, and 9AM to 2PM in your local time zone on Thursday, June 10th.

Tuesday, June 8th

9AM - 4PM local time

Scheduled virtual sessions for judging and instant challenges


Kick-Off Meeting!

Wednesday, June 9th

9AM - 4PM local time

Scheduled virtual sessions for judging, instant challenges, and Quizbowl


Submit your Instant Challenge 3 video!

Thursday, June 10th


Awards Ceremony


We will make every effort to accommodate lunch schedules for teams who are still in school. Please be sure to communicate any scheduling restrictions with us as soon as possible.

Competition Site

We will be launching a competition site on June 1st which will hold all the event details, submissions, schedules, and zoom links for the event. Teams will submit all their data through this site and will be able to access all virtual sessions via links provided on this site.


We will award prizes to top performers across a variety of categories. Possible awards may be trophies, cash and other fun things. In addition to recognizing overall top performing teams, we will award the following:

  • Judges Award
  • Coaches Award
  • Spirit of KidWind Award
  • Rookie Team Award
  • Recognition for Category Winners (power production, judging, instant events)