FOR STUDENTS AND TEACHERS

Spaghetti Bridge Building

Part of Provincial Engineering & Geoscience Week!


Spaghetti Bridge Competition

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.

Prizes

$100 Winner for each Grade
$250 Grand Prize, overall winner from Grades K-6
$250 Grand Prize, overall winner from Grades 7-12

School Groups with 10 or more students participating in the competition are eligible to receive a $100 pizza party for their class!

Dates and Location

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Pre-registered school groups only*
Amber Trails Community School, 1575 Templeton Ave (Maples area, North Winnipeg)

Thursday, March 7, 2019 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Pre-registered school groups only*
Bruce Middle School, 333 Booth Drive (St James area, West Winnipeg)

Friday, March 8, 2019 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Pre-registered school groups only*
Kildonan Place Mall Centre Court

Saturday, March 9, 2019 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Open to all
Kildonan Place Mall Centre Court

* Group spots are allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.


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.

Learn More > Competition Rules


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