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
Winners will be announced at 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 11, 2017.

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

Kildonan Place Mall, Centre Court

Thursday, March 9, 2017 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Pre-registered school groups only*
Friday, March 10, 2017 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Pre-registered school groups only*
Saturday, March 11, 2017 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Open to all

Register Today!

* Group spots are allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. If you are concerned about availability of timeslots, please contact Sebastian Goldstein at gkeatch@apegm.mb.ca or 204 474-2736 (ext. 238) before you register.


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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