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The Bridge Design Contest is no more.

In July 2016, the Board of Direction of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) — our primary sponsor — decided that it would no longer fund the Engineering Encounters Bridge Design Contest.  As a result, the contest database and … Continue reading

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The 2016 Contest has ended!

See our Results page for standings of the Final Round.

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The Qualifying Round has ended!

The Qualifying Round of the 2016 contest has now ended.  The results are posted here!

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The 2016 Contest is underway!

The EEBDC website is now open for bridge design submissions.  Happy designing!

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2016 Registration Begins Today

Registration for the 2016 contest begins at 1:00 p.m. EST today.  You’ll be able to download the new 2016 version of the Bridge Designer software at that time as well.

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The 2016 Contest Schedule is now posted!

Yes, there will be a 2016 Bridge Design Contest!  Click here for the updated schedule…

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The Qualifying Round is over!

Check out the 2105 Contest Results page to find our which teams qualified for the Semi-Finals!

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Last Chance!

The Qualifying Round ends today at 1:00 p.m. Eastern time.  This is your last chance to compete for glory and fabulous prizes (until 2016, of course)!

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Contest Update

As of April 15th, over 7,500 teams have registered for the Engineering Encounters Bridge Design Contest.  5,437 of these teams (3,192 high school, 1,821 middle school, and 363 open) have uploaded over 22,390 unique bridge designs to our contest website for … Continue reading

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Join the fun!

The 2015 Engineering Encounters Bridge Design Contest is underway!  So far, over 2,000 teams have registered and submitted over 5,000 bridge designs. What are you waiting for?

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The 2015 Contest is underway!

Contest registration is now open, and the Bridge Designer 2015 software is available for download.  You can start uploading your designs at 1:00 p.m. EST on January 13th.  Good luck!

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Yes, there will be a 2015 contest!

Thanks to the generosity of the American Society of Civil Engineers, we will be able to offer the Engineering Encounters Bridge Design Contest again n 2015.  The Contest Schedule is now posted!

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The 2014 EEBDC is over!

The 2014 Engineering Encounters Bridge Design Contest ended with our highly successful Final Round competition on June 28th.  See the Contest Results for details.  Watch for information about the 2015 contest this fall.

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The Qualifying Round is over!

In the Qualifying Round of the Engineering Encounters Bridge Design Contest, over 6,300 teams submitted 27,804 unique bridge designs to the contest website for judging.  The Contest Results are now posted! Although the Qualifying Round is over, you can still … Continue reading

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Don’t miss our NEW Middle School Bridge Design Contest

Middle School students in grades 6-8 are now eligible to compete in the 2014 Middle School Bridge Design Contest. The Middle School contest will run on the same schedule and will utilize the same Bridge Designer software as our national … Continue reading

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