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In support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Agenda, each year, the Lexus Eco Challenge invites students in grades 6-12 to tackle environmental issues in their communities, create and submit their action plans and results, and compete nationally for a total of $500,000 in grants and scholarships. 

2019-20 Grand Prize & First Prize Winners Announced

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Amazing Cash Prizes for teachers, students and schools!


About the Challenge


How to Participate




Register & Begin

Complete the online team registration form for each team of 5-10 students who plan to compete in each challenge phase.




Teach & Inspire

Introduce your students to environmental issues with lesson plans and activities that support Next Generation Science and higher-level learning skills.




Plan & Create

Help your students choose a topic and use the planning guide to prepare them to compete in the Challenge.




Submit & Compete

Submit your team's completed action plan to by the challenge deadline.



Three Chances to Win



Land & Water Challenge

$10,000 awarded to

8 winning middle school teams

8 winning high school teams

Registration is now closed

Winners will be announced on or around 12/12/19



Air & Climate Challenge

$10,000 awarded to

8 winning middle school teams

8 winning high school teams




Grand Prize $30,000 awarded to

1 winning middle school team

1 winning high school team 

First Place $15,000 awarded to

4 winning middle school teams

4 winning high school teams




Past Winners

Learn about the solutions past winning teams have come up with to address environmental issues in their communities.


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