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Central Interior Branch Bridge Building Competition

Date(s):
Saturday, April 13, 2024

11:00 AM–3:00 PM Pacific time

Format:
Pine Centre Mall
3055 Massey Dr, Prince George, BC V2N 2S9
Status:
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Event Details


Cost

Free

Contact

For more information about this event, please contact the Central Interior Branch

About the Event


Join the Central Interior 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.

Bridges will be tested with a specially designed machine that applies an increasing load until the bridge breaks. The machine is equipped with a load cell to indicate maximum load before failure.  

Prizes will be presented in the following categories and each participant will receive a certificate.
  • Primary (Grades 1 to 3)
  • Intermediate (Grades 4 to 7)
  • Secondary (Grades 8 to 12)
  • Open (Adult)
Event Schedule:
  • 11:00 AM: Registration
  • 11:45 AM: Opening Ceremony
  • 12:00 PM: Primary Cateogry
  • 1:00 PM: Intermediate Category 
  • 2:00 PM: Secondary Category 
  • 3:00 PM: Open Category