National Crystal Growing Competition

Looking for a fun and educational learning opportunity for primary and secondary school students interested in chemistry? Why not take part in the National Crystal Growing Competition!

Our Crystal Growing Competition is a great way to have fun with science, and take part in simple chemical experiments.  

How does the competition work? 

  1. Purchase your Crystal Growing Kits in Term 1
  2. Grow your crystals over 6-10 weeks in Term 2
  3. Enter your crystals and/or report in your state's Crystal Growing Competition
  4. Winners in each state competition go through to the National Crystal Growing Competition
  5. National judging will be held in Science Week, 14-22 August 2021


Enter now for the 2021 National Crystal Growing Competition. Please select your state from the list on the right. 
(If your state is not clickable, information will be released shortly)

Crystal Growing Competition 2013

National Crystal Growing Competition

Entries are now open in the 2021 National Crystal Growing Competition. 

Enter Now!

Please select your state below:

State Crystal Growing Competition Judging - ACT 2020


Competition Results and winners


The competition was not run in every state in 2020 due to COVID-19. 


Winners and details of the 2019 National Crystal Growing Competition can be downloaded here