Savannah River Site's Education Outreach Programs
in partnership with the
Ruth Patrick Science Education Center
Proudly Sponsors the

2008 - 2009 South Carolina Regional Future City Competition

The mission of the National EngineersWeek Future City Competition is to provide a fun and exciting educational engineering program for seventh and eighth grade students. This program combines a stimulating engineering challenge with a "hands-on" application as students present their vision of a city of the future.

This will be accomplished by:

The National Engineers Week Future City Competition requires:

  • Problem-solving
  • Teamwork
  • Research and presentation skills
  • Practical math and science applications
  • Computer skills

Competition Guidelines:

  • Limited to the first 30 registered schools
  • Teams consist of three students, a teacher and an engineering mentor
  • Up to five teams from each school may participate in the regional competition. However, only one team from each school may be in the final round at the regional competition

The competition employs a team-based approach. All members of the team have an important role that is necessary for the completion of the project. To register email Bonnie Maxwell at bonnie.maxwell@srs.gov