Grades K-12 | Individuals or teams (max 3 students per team)
Students design and build trusses using only regular spaghetti and white or wood glue.
We test it to destruction to see which truss withstands the most weight.
$100 Winner for each Grade
$250 Grand Prize, overall winner from Grades K-6
$250 Grand Prize, overall winner from Grades 7-12
Winners will be announced at 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 11, 2017.
School Groups with 10 or more students participating in the competition are eligible to receive a $100 pizza party for their class!
Kildonan Place Mall, Centre Court
|Thursday, March 9, 2017||10 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Pre-registered school groups only*|
|Friday, March 10, 2017||10 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Pre-registered school groups only*|
|Saturday, March 11, 2017||10 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Open to all|
* Group spots are allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. If you are concerned about availability of timeslots, please contact Sebastian Goldstein at GKeatch@EngGeoMB.ca or 204 474-2736 (ext. 238) before you register.
The Spaghetti Bridge Truss Strength Competition has been held annually in Manitoba since 1995 as a part of Provincial Engineering and Geoscience Week. It is a vehicle for celebrating and reminding Canadians of the importance of engineering to their lives and as a career choice.
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