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National Engineers Week
High School Bridge Building Contest

Saturday, February 21, 2015
Check-in begins at 9 AM/Testing begins at 9:30 AM

Click here for Online Registration (closed)

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 Wed. Feb. 18, 2015 at 5 p.m. (EST)

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

Event is held in the ETCS Lobby/Public is welcome

Contest is FREE but online registration is required for all participants. For teams, each member must do an online registration. Registration deadline: Feb. 18, 2015 at 5 p.m. (EST)

Contact: Becky at 260.481.4145 or email notestir@ipfw.edu

Bridge Specifications and Rules

Frequently Asked Questions

Contest open to all area high school students

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

Sponsors and Contributors

  • Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW)
  • Fort Wayne Engineers Club
  • Society of Manufacturing Engineers Chapter 56
  • MSKTD, Inc.
  • Adaptive Technologies, Inc.
  • R.L. Guimont Co., Inc.
  • Engineering Resources, Inc.
  • Antibus Scales & Systems, Inc.
  • Dillion Inc.
  • Civil Engineering Services
  • Science Central

 

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Sponsored by the Northeast Indiana Engineers Week Committee

National Engineers Week Northeast IN

 

 

Prof Hedayet
Cash Prizes

1st Prize
2nd Prize
3rd Prize

Bridges are constructed with a maximum of 200 Popsicle sticks and wood glue

2010
IPFW Assistant Professor Ahmadreza Hedeyet loads a bridge into the "crusher"
Close-up shot inside the "crusher"
bridge

Public is welcome

National Engineers Week
Feb. 22-28, 2015

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For more information contact Carol Dostal ETCS Director of Outreach
260.481.6905
email dostalc@ipfw.edu

IPFW