Spaghetti Bridge Building

Part of Provincial Engineering & Geoscience Week!

Spaghetti Bridge Competition

Grades K-12 | Individuals or teams

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.


Dates and Location

Monday, March 20, 2023 - In-person at Kildonan Place Mall, 1555 Regent Ave W. (Fully Booked!)

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 - In-person at Amber Trails Community School, 1575 Templeton Ave

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 - In-person at Bruce Middle School, 333 Booth Dr.

Thursday, March 23, 2023 - Virtual through Zoom (trusses dropped off by March 21 at Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba, 870 Pembina Highway)

Register Your Class Online Today! - Deadline: Friday, March 3, 2023

Questions? Want to sign up as an individual? Contact Events Coordinator Gemma at GKeatch@EngGeoMB.ca.

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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