Arkansas’ electric vehicle program was one of the longest-running technology education programs in the electric cooperative nation. The event began in 2003 and the final rally was held in 2017.

“We will work with the programs to try and get teams in all 75 Arkansas counties and host regional competitions within Arkansas to provide students with maximum exposure to science, math, and technology,” said Rob Roedel, director of corporate communications for the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas.


Seaperch logoThe Seaperch underwater robotics program equips teachers and students with the resources to build an underwater remotely operated vehicle. The Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas partnering with Arkansas 4-H to sponsor teams across Arkansas and an annual statewide competition.

Learn more on the SeaPerch website.

Arkansas State Spelling Bee

Arkansas State Spelling Bee logoThe Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas sponsor the Arkansas State Spelling Bee each year. The winner proceeds to The Scripps National Spelling Bee, the nation’s largest and longest-running educational program.

Learn more on the Arkansas State Spelling Bee website.