Competitions

Concrete Canoe Competition

The ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers) Metropolitan Concrete Canoe Competition provides students with a practical application of the engineering principles they learn in the classroom, along with important team and project management skills they will need in their careers. The event challenges the students’ knowledge, creativity and stamina, while showcasing the versatility and durability of concrete as a building material.

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ASCE Field Surveying Competition

The educational and professional goals of this competition include a recognition of the importance of basic surveying principles to all civil engineering projects. Students will be required to use standard field equipment and procedures to solve common problems encountered in industry. A clear understanding of and ability to apply basic surveying principles will assist the graduate civil engineer in communicating and working with the surveying professionals on the job site and during the design process.

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Daniel W. Mead Paper Prize for Students

The prize was established and endowed in 1939 by Daniel W. Mead, Hon.M.ASCE, a Society past president. The contest provides an opportunity for alert young civil engineers to further their professional development and gain national attention.

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2020 Blue Sky Competition

The goal of this contest is to identify visionary ideas, which address long-term engineering challenges.

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Metropolitan Water Treatment Competition

The Water Treatment Competition will allow teams to design, build, and operate a water treatment system to treat a container filled with water contaminated with organic and inorganic matter. The treatment system must utilize only commonly found, normal household kitchen utensils. All utensils must fit totally inside of three, five-gallon buckets with a top firmly attached on each bucket.

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Metropolitan Concrete Frisbee Competition

Get ready for a game of Frisbee Golf!!!

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Mystery Competition

The rules of the mystery competition will be revealed to all teams on the day of the competition. Teams should consist of 2-4 members.