ASCE Student Chapter
Balsa Wood Bridge Building Contest
Every year, the University of Evansville ASCE Student Chapter sponsors a balsa wood bridge building contest for area elementary, middle, and high school students. Bridges are built by the students and load tested as a part of the National Engineer's Week Celebration.
This Year's Event
Saturday, February 23rd, 2013
Eykamp Hall, Ridgway University Center
The bridges are displayed and loaded to failure. The bridges will be scored and ranked by their efficiency (load to weight ratio). Awards will be given in each division:
In addition, a scholarship will be given to the high school Junior with the highest ranking bridge.
Rules and Material Pick-up
Koch Center North Lobby
The registration fee of $15 for individuals and $25 for a team of two covers the cost of the wood and a T-shirt for each participant. Registration fees are payable on Pick-Up day.
Details(.pdf) were mailed to schools in October.
Please complete and bring the waiver form with you to the competition.
For more information about the Balsa Wood Bridge contest, please contact the planning committee at email@example.com.