Sponsors & Partners

The Institute of Competition Sciences works with corporate sponsors and other donors to provide critical resources to support student participation in the Plant the Moon Challenge. To learn more about our various sponsorship opportunities contact: josh@competitionsciences.org.

Space Grant Consortiums

The Space Grant Consortium are educational institutions in the United States that comprise a network of fifty-two consortia formed for the purpose of outer space-related research. Each consortium is based in one of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico, and each consists of multiple independent space-grant institutions, with one of the institutions acting as lead.

The Plant the Moon Challenge is currently supported by the Space Grant Consortiums of Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, North Dakota, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Virginia, & West Virginia.

If you do not see your state’s Space Grant Consortium listed here, we encourage you to reach out to them expressing your interest in participating in the Plant the Moon Challenge.


VAXA grows high quality leafy greens in a fully controlled environment in indoor farms located in Reykjavík, Iceland and Örebro, Sweden. VAXA’s mission is to provide consumers with healthy, clean, and high-quality food, produced in a sustainable and responsible manner.

VAXA is sponsoring student teams in Iceland and Sweden, expanding the international reach of the Plant the Moon Challenge.

Soil Master

Mosser Lee Company has been producing consumer products since 1932. Through its operating divisions, it provides high quality lawn and garden products under the Mosser Lee, Soil Master and LabTech brands through most of the garden centers and mass merchants in the United States and Canada.

Soil Master provides the pH meters for our teams to use in their experiments.