The competition is open to Australian students from year 5 to year 8 (or recognised equivalent). Entries will be accepted from a class or registered learning unit, not from individuals. Registered learning units include home school or home education and e-school units.
There are two categories:
Primary – Years 5 and 6
Secondary – Years 7 and 8
Only a teacher or a registered learning unit supervisor can submit an entry on behalf of students, after obtaining approval from the principal (or equivalent person or organisation in the case of registered learning units).
Entries open: 11.00 am AEST Wednesday 3 May 2017
Entries close: 5.00 pm AEST Friday 9 June 2017
The icebreaker name and winners of the competition will be publicly announced in September 2017, with the prize flight taking place in November or December 2017, on a date to be advised.