Ready, Set, Build!

It's the ultimate test of structure, strength and style. Build a bridge that achieves all of the above, and YOU could win Ready, Set, Build!

Gather a team of 1-4 people, and design and prototype the best bridge with the provided materials in 2.5 hours. The model bridge will feature the greatest support efficiency... and the teamwork to bring it to life!

Cost: FREE (Includes a bridge material kit, pizza lunch and complete tool set provided to you at the competition.)

Registration: Up to six teams can compete in each of the following categories:

  • Elementary (Grades 3-5)
  • Middle School (Grades 6-8)
  • High School (Grades 9-12)
  • Family (any combination - children, adults, seniors)

To register for the free public event, email sales@sciowa.org or call the SCI Sales Office at 515-274-6868 ext. 222. Registration closes November 2.

Educators: If you would like to register for the schools-only event, please email Jennifer Serra.

Rules, Tools and Materials

Upcoming Events

  • Nov 14 2019 | 9:00AM – 3:00PM

    Ready, Set, Build! (Schools Only)

  • Nov 15 2019 | 9:00AM – 3:00PM

    Ready, Set, Build! (Schools Only)

  • Nov 16 2019 | 9:00AM – 3:00PM

    Ready, Set, Build! (Public Event)