Hosted by IPFW College of
Engineering, Technology,
and Computer Science (ETCS)

Event is held in the ETCS Lobby
Public is welcome

Indiana University-Purdue University
Fort Wayne (IPFW)
2101 E. Coliseum Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN 46805
Map to campus

National Engineers Week
High School Bridge Building Contest

Saturday, February 24, 2018
Check-in begins at 9 AM/Testing begins at 9:30 AM

Click here for Online Registration

Click here for Honor Statement

Click here for Media Waiver
The Media Waiver is required for all participants. To save time at check-in, bring your completed, signed (parent/guardian must sign if student is under 18) waiver with you.

Registration deadline is February 21, 2018 at 5 p.m. (EST)
Contest is FREE but online registration is required for all participants. For teams, each member must register online.
Contact: Becky at 260.481.4145 or email

2018 Engineers Week
Award & Cash Prize Winners

1st Place
Team: Dominic Gery and Adam DeLong
Homestead HS
Score: 13,820 (record breaking score)

Mentor Award Winner: Patrick DeLong

2nd Place
Team: Madison Derr and Chase Burton (not pictured)
New Tech Academy @Wayne
Score: 3,108

3rd Place
Hailey Riley (not pictured)
New Castle HS
Score: 2,459

Additional 2018 Bridge Contest Photos

Bridge Construction Rules

Frequently Asked Questions

Contest open to all area high school students;
Additional cash award for the participant who sets
a new record for the highest scoring model bridge
ever recorded for the Bridge Contest

Photo: 2018 Award Winners - see list on left

2018 Bridge Winners

Sponsors and Contributors

  • Adaptive Technologies, Inc.
  • Almet, Inc.
  • Antibus Scales & Systems, Inc.
  • Civil Engineering Services
  • Concordia Lutheran High School
  • Dillion, Inc.
  • Engineering Resources, Inc.
  • Fort Wayne Engineers Club
  • Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW)
  • MSKTD, Inc.
  • R.L. Guimont Co., Inc.



Sponsored by the

Northeast Indiana DiscoverE Committee




Eng Res Bridge Trivia Winners
Winners of the Engineering Resources, Inc. Bridge Trivia Contest

1st Place
Escarva Tatum
Northside HS

2nd Place
Adam DeLong
Homestead HS

3rd Place
Dominic Gery
Homestead HS

Winners of the Engineering Resources, Inc. Bridge Trivia Contest with Troy Larkins of Eng Resources, Inc. (on right)
Close-up shot inside the "crusher"

Public is welcome

National Engineers Week
Feb.18-24, 2018


For more information contact Carol Dostal ETCS Director of Outreach