ABOUT COMPETITION

ORGANIZER

Student Council of the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering and Architecture | University of Maribor

and

Students’ Association of Faculty of Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering and Architecture

DESCRIPTION

In 3 days teams should design and build optimal spaghetti bridge, which can bair greatest load possible.

31 March 2018
Deadline for registration

9 – 11 May 2018
How strong is the bridge contest

MATERIALS FOR THE CONTEST

  • Primary material is Barilla n.7 spaghetti
  • Hot glue for joints
  • Knifes, rubber bands and other hand tools
  • It is allowed to use computer software for structural analasys and defining bridge construction
  • Electric tools are not allowed

BASIC RULES

Teams must build their bridges in accordance with the rules. After registriation teams will receive exact schedule of the contest. With this instructions teams should make their design for the bridge before the contest itself. Team must consist of 3 participants.

The bridge with maximum bearing capacity will win.

ORGANIZER PROVIDES

Material for contest:

  • Barilla n.7 spaghetti
  • Hot glue and hot guns
  • Knifes and rubber bands

Snacks and beverages during competition

3 days “Bad & Breakfast” accomodation, lunches, dinners and various banquets

Parties, other social events and new friendships

New practical skills

REWARDS

Reward fund: 3000 EUR

  • Bearing capacity (1st, 2nd and 3rd place)
  • Design (1st place)

Participation fee: 165 EUR per team