Prize Competitions Listed! is a listing of challenge and prize competitions, all of which are run by more than 80 agencies across federal government. These include technical, scientific, ideation, and creative competitions where the U.S. government seeks innovative solutions from the public, bringing the best ideas and talent together to solve mission-centric problems.  More than $220 million in prize money has been offered since 2010, along with valuable and unique incentive prizes.

·  Find hundreds of competitions that cover a wide range of interests and require varying levels of skills and abilities in order to participate.

·  Discover something of interest to you, sorting by type of challenge and by the agency hosting the competition.

·  Competitions are listed in chronological order, from most recent launched to older, closed competitions going back to 2010.

Some competitions are hosted on third-party, non-government sites. Clicking the link to the challenge competition will take you directly to the host website.

Thanks to CDR David Place (USN/Ret),, Robin E. Alexander, President ATC,, and Leonard Ligon, Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration / Operations Management,  for their assistance with this report.