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Please take a moment to read the competition rules carefully.

Each competition provides a “Requests for Information (RFI)” period so that student teams can ask questions about the rules. See the rules document for where and when to send RFIs as well as how to access the responses.

ASCE Concrete Canoe Competition

The ASCE Concrete Canoe Competition provides students a unique opportunity to gain hands-on practical experience while testing their skills with concrete mix designs and project management challenges.

ASCE Sustainable Solutions Competition

For 2024, the fictional City of ASCE is seeking proposals to revitalize and redevelop three parcels of its waterfront area using the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure’s Envision framework to meet the City sustainability goals. The ASCE Sustainable Solutions Competition Rules were revised on October 27, 2023.

ASCE UESI 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 and office equipment and procedures to solve real-world problems encountered in industry.

Student Steel Bridge Competition

The Student Steel Bridge Competition challenges students to an intercollegiate competition that supplements their education with a comprehensive, student-driven project experience from conception and design through fabrication, erection, and testing.

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ASCE Construction Institute Student Symposium Competition – Pilot

The Construction Institute Student Symposium Competition tasks participating students with several real-world construction engineering challenges to which teams will be asked to provide written or diagrammatic responses as well as make an oral presentation to the owner (competition judges).  The entirety of this competition will take place at the symposia.

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Student Symposium Hosts: If you are interested in hosting this pilot competition at your 2023 ASCE Student Symposium, please email [email protected] with the title “ASCE Construction Institute Student Symposium Pilot Competition".

Timber-Strong Design Build Competition – Pilot

The competition seeks student teams to design and build an artistically creative 2-story wood light-framed building that is sustainable, aesthetically pleasing and structurally durable.

Student Symposium Hosts: If you are interested in hosting this pilot competition at your 2024 ASCE Student Symposium, please email [email protected] with the title “Timber-Strong Design Build Competition".

3D Printing Competition – Pilot

The 3D Printing Competition: Bridging the Future promotes the application of 3D printing technology in the field of civil engineering. Students are challenged to design an aesthetically-pleasing, strong, and stiff 3D printed bridge that will take the least amount of assembly time and meets the geometric requirements.

ASCE Innovation Contest

The 2023 Innovation Contest Finals will take place at the ASCE Annual Convention in Chicago, on October 20, 2023. The Innovation Contest is not being conducted as a Society-wide Competition in 2024. Some student symposium hosts may elect to conduct a contest as a local competition that does not lead to a finals event.