April 2023

Bridge Building Competition

Hosted by the Tri-City Branch

Please Note
To participate in this year's bridge competition, please fill out the registration forms that can be found under "Read More" and collect the bridge building kits from Port Moody Library, Coquitlam Poirier Library, or Coquitlam City Center Library.


Status: Registration is now closed.
Date: Saturday, April 1, 2023
Time: 9:00 AM–3:00 PM Pacific Time
Location: Douglas College: Coquitlam Campus 1250 Pinetree Way Coquitlam, BC V3B 7X3
Parking is available on site.
Cost: Free
Contact: For more information, please email the Tri-City Branch
Note: Registration deadline is Saturday, March 18, 2023.
Join the Tri-City Branch for its annual bridge building competition. The goal of this event is to promote the awareness of the engineering and geoscience industry through a fun learning environment. This year's event will be in person and will feature a bridge showcase, live testing, and science tutorials. Participants are required to bring their pre-constructed bridges to the venue.

Event Schedule

  • 9:00 AM: Registration for bridges (Grade K-12)
  • 9:30 AM: Opening remarks
  • 9:45 AM: Bridge Testing for Grade K-5
  • 10:00 AM: Seminar #1
  • 11:15 AM: Awards for Grade K-5
  • 11:30 PM: Bridge Testing for Grade 6-8
  • 11:45 PM: Seminar #2
  • 12:45 PM: Awards for Grade 6-8 and Seminar #3
  • 1:00 PM: Bridge Testing for Grade 9-12
  • 2:15 PM: Awards for Grade 9-12
  • 2:30 PM: Closing

Competition Rules and Information

Please refer to the below document for the information package.

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