2016 Contest Results

Final Round

Top Final Round design submitted by NASdaq

The Final Round of the Engineering Encounters Bridge Design Contest was conducted on May 26, 2016, from 1:00 to 3:00 pm EDT. During this period, 57 teams used the Bridge Designer 2016 to create and submit new bridge designs, based on a unique Final Round project scenario.

The official results of the Final Round are shown below. The #1 design, submitted by Team NASdaq from Cornwall Central High School in Cornwall, NY, is shown at right. Its cost is $279,945.30.  All Final Round bridge costs are posted on our Final Round Scoreboard.

Congratulations to our winning teams, and thanks to everyone for participating in the 2016 Engineering Encounters Bridge Design Contest!

High School Category

RankTeam NameCaptain's SchoolCaptain's City/State
1NASdaqCornwall Central High SchoolCornwall, NY
2triangle bridgeMalden Catholic High SchoolMalden, MA
3teamRiverdale High SchoolPortland, Oregon
4ARCH RIVALSWoodrow Wilson High SchoolBeckley, WV
5TigersHomeschoolMiddletown, NJ
6Elvish ElvisMalden Catholic High SchoolMedford, Massachusetts
7Bridge BattalionMountain Lakes High SchoolMOUNTAIN LAKES, New Jersey
8LoneRangerHomeschoolHolly, Michigan
9Team RoyalRickards High SchoolTallahassee, Florida
10SovieTrussiaHigh Technology High SchoolMarlboro, NJ
11Rest In PiecesWestlake High SchoolAgoura Hills, CA
12Warren PeaceHigh Technology High SchoolManasquan, NJ
13Cool Guy FederationCarteret High SchoolCarteret, NJ
14Gabriel's HornNorthwest Career and Technical AcademyLas Vegas, NV
15USAengineerGSSTPoquoson, Virginia
16The LegacyHomeschoolMountain Lakes, New Jersey
17SkymaxSherman High SchoolBloomingrose, WV
18team kiwisCarver Middle High Schoolcarver, MA
19Civil KnightsAcademy for Math, Science, & EngineeringSuccasunna, New Jersey
20FultonsHamburg Area High SchoolHamburg, Pennsylvania
21RedCoola!dWest Orange High SchoolWindermere, Florida
22The TwinnersSaint Francis Catholic AcademyGainesville, FL
23J&B BuildersValley View High SchoolPeckville, PA
24ImagineerGreenbrier East High SchoolLewisburg, West Virginia
25BridgezillaPikeview High SchoolAthens, WV
26Untrussing TeamGould AcademyBethel, Maine
27WaukeeWaukee TimberlineWaukee, Iowa
28Tman&Haninatormacarthur high schoolsan antonio, texas
29KoalaNationHarmony School of Science HighMissouri City, Tx
30µ'sJohn F. Kennedy High SchoolTamuning, Guam
31the elusive groovePikeView High SchoolAthens, WV
32AG DragonHarmony School of Science HighSugar Land, TX
33CopperzingOrange Park High SchoolOrange Park, Florida
34Team HappySan Diego Engineering AcademyPoway, CA

Middle School Category

RankTeam NameCaptain's SchoolCaptain's City/State
1BridgeMPLincoln Middle SchoolPullman, WA
2FLYING HIPPOSTwelve Corners Middle SchoolRochester, NY
3redjackets----
4Awesomeness!----
5Bridge Demolishers----
6EpixAviano Middle High SchoolAPO, AE
7Emergency SquadHeritage Middle SchoolLivingston, NJ
8Stoke > LiverpoolRichmond Hill Middle SchoolRichmond Hill, GA
96BALCSBowman Ashe/Doolin K-8 AcademyMiami, Florida
10SchrodingersCatRedwood Middle SchoolThousand Oaks, California
11bridgeofbeastsSchool District of Springfield TownshipOreland, PA
12Tacoma NarrowsGoldenview Middle SchoolAnchorage, Alaska
13Agario FanRedwood Middle SchoolThousand Oaks, California
146GONZC----
15Nice DynamiteEastern Greenbrier Middle SchoolLewisburg, West Virginia
16Cypress Domin8Oxford AcademyCypress, California
17JA Falcon----
18ERK!Bedford MSWestport, CT
19Team Awesome----
20pinguino----
21Tear it DownBedford Middle SchoolWestport, Connecticut
22team fusion----
2328567----

Qualifying Round

The Qualifying Round of the Engineering Encounters Bridge Design Contest was conducted from January 11 through April 22, 2016. During this period, 8,811 teams registered for the contest and used the Bridge Designer 2016 to design an amazing variety of bridges. 6,124 of these teams submitted 22,120 unique bridge designs to the contest website for judging.

The official results of the Qualifying Round are shown below. (NOTE: Middle School teams marked with an asterisk * will not be officially qualified for the Final Round until we receive parental consent for the team members’ continued participation)

The top high school design, by ARCH RIVALS, is a 40-meter span with standard abutments.  Its cost is $160.724.13. The top middle school design, by Nice Dynamite, is a 36-meter span with standard abutments.  Its cost is $164,748.53.

In this year’s contest, the top five designs used four different design scenarios (i.e., four different combinations of span length and support conditions).

Congratulations to all our Finalists!

High School Category

RankTeam NameCaptain's SchoolCity/State
1ARCH RIVALSWoodrow Wilson High SchoolBeckley, WV
2triangle bridgeMalden Catholic High SchoolMalden, MA
3NASdaqCornwall Central High SchoolCornwall, NY
4In Stack We TrussCornwall Central High SchoolCornwall, NY
5ImagineerGreenbrier East High SchoolLewisburg, West Virginia
6TigersHomeschoolMiddletown, NJ
7JDM fo LifePikeview HighschoolSpanishburg, WV
8SovieTrussiaHigh Technology High SchoolMarlboro, NJ
9RedCoola!dWest Orange High SchoolWindermere, Florida
10Elvish ElvisMalden Catholic High SchoolMedford, Massachusetts
11Warren PeaceHigh Technology High SchoolManasquan, NJ
12teamRiverdale High SchoolPortland, Oregon
13Bridge BattalionMountain Lakes High SchoolMOUNTAIN LAKES, New Jersey
14The LegacyHomeschoolMountain Lakes, New Jersey
15Gabriel's HornNorthwest Career and Technical AcademyLas Vegas, NV
16the elusive groovePikeView High SchoolAthens, WV
17BridgezillaPikeview High SchoolAthens, WV
18Cool Guy FederationCarteret High SchoolCarteret, NJ
19team kiwisCarver Middle High Schoolcarver, MA
20Washington VikingsMonte Vista High SchoolDanville, California
21LoneRangerHomeschoolHolly, Michigan
22J&B BuildersValley View High SchoolPeckville, PA
23Team EpicThousand Oaks High SchoolThousand Oaks, California
24Team HappySan Diego Engineering AcadamyPoway, CA
25Plug and ChugGreenbrier East High SchoolLewisburg, WV
26TrussBoyzOak Hill High SchoolPax, WV
27Untrussing TeamGould AcademyBethel, Maine
281Neosho High SchoolNeosho, MO
29Rest In PiecesWestlake High SchoolAgoura Hills, CA
30Get Over It!Monte Vista HighAlamo, CA
31Team Shut-InTri-County RVTHSBellingham, MA
32The TwinnersSaint Francis Catholic AcademyGainesville, FL
33Tman&Haninatormacarthur high schoolsan antonio, texas
34SkymaxSherman High SchoolBloomingrose, WV
35AG DragonHarmony School of ScienceSugar Land, TX
36KoalaNationHarmony School of Science HighMissouri City, Tx
37WaukeeWaukee TimberlineWaukee, Iowa
38Siloke Co.Hialeah Gardens Senior High SchoolHialeah, Florida
39Team RoyalKyle ChenTallahassee, Florida
40FultonsHamburg Area High SchoolHamburg, Pennsylvania
41CopperzingOrange Park High SchoolOrange Park, Florida
42Civil KnightsAcademy for Math, Science, & EngineeringSuccasunna, New Jersey
43µ'sJohn F. Kennedy High SchoolTamuning, Guam
44Happy MediumsHouston High SchoolGermantown, Tennessee
45USAengineerGSSTPoquoson, Virginia
46SoundTech1Greenbrier East High SchoolFrankford, WV
47WGC BridgeWinston Churchill High SchoolSan Antonio, TX
48The Phantom TollbridgeBelen Jesuit Preparatory SchoolDoral, Fl

Middle School Category

NOTE: Middle School teams marked with an asterisk * will not be officially qualified for the Final Round until we receive parental consent for the team members’ continued participation.

RankTeam NameCaptain's SchoolCity/State
1Nice DynamiteEastern Greenbrier Middle SchoolLewisburg, West Virginia
2Bridge Demolishers----
3Agario FanRedwood Middle SchoolThousand Oaks, California
46BALCSBowman Ashe/Doolin K-8 AcademyMiami, Florida
5BridgeMPLincoln Middle SchoolPullman, WA
6ToastCornwall Central Middle SchoolCornwall-on-Hudson, New York
7FLYING HIPPOSTwelve Corners Middle SchoolRochester, NY
8WG TeamHarmony School of Science Sugar LandSugar Land, TX
9Tear it DownBedford Middle SchoolWestport, Connecticut
10Turtle SquadSt. Francis De SalesDaniels, WV
11Tacoma NarrowsGoldenview Middle SchoolAnchorage, Alaska
12Team Awesome----
1328567----
14Awesomeness!----
15redjackets----
16bridgeofbeastsSchool District of Springfield TownshipOreland, PA
176GONZC----
18Stoke > LiverpoolRichmond Hill Middle SchoolRichmond Hill, GA
19prime numbersOakleigh AcademyRochester, MN
20Cypress Domin8Oxford AcademyCypress, California
21pinguino----
22ERK!Bedford MSWestport, CT
23HILLBILLYBUCKSt.Francis de salesBeckley, West Virginia
24SchrodingersCatRedwood Middle SchoolThousand Oaks, California
25JA Falcon----
26Emergency SquadHeritage Middle SchoolLivingston, NJ
27a_pretty _average _teamBooker Middle SchoolSarasota, Florida
28EpixAviano Middle High SchoolAPO, AE
29team fusion----

* This team will not be officially qualified for the Final Round until we receive parental consent for the team members’ continued participation.