Q: Where do I register my teams?
A: By registering your teams on the Registration page. You will need to register before picking up your materials.
Q: How many teams am I allowed to register?
A: You are allowed to register up to 4 teams with each team have 3 to 4 members.
Q: I have yet determined the students that will participate, can I still register and pick-up materials.
A: Yes. Be sure hit "Edit Your Response" and save the URL in your address bar so you are able to change their names later.
Q: Can home-schoolers enter the competition?
A: Yes. However, there still needs to be three to four students/children per team at middle/high school equivalence.
Q: I just registered my teams. When can I pick up the materials?
A: Please fill out the registration form, and someone will contact you to arrange a pickup time at this location:
Engineering 2 Building, ENB Hall of Flags (aka Fishbowl)
4202 E Fowler Ave,
Tampa, FL 33620
Q: What is in the Material Pack?
A: The list is located in the Rules in Materials part of the Bridge Requirement section (Section 4-1). Downloadable Rules can be located on the Registration page.
Q: Is it okay for me to pickup materials for a neighboring school?
A: Yes, but we just need an email from the other school letting us know.
Q: Where and when can I register for the Workshop?
A: This year we have changed it up a bit and you can watch instructional videos of what would normally be at a Workshop on our Workshop page. This way you can watch them anywhere at anytime.
Expo & Competition Day
Q: What is the location of the Competition?
A: Information about the location can be found on the Location page.
Q: What is the date of the competition?
A: This year, it will be on February 10, 2024.
Q: Is there a fee to enter the Engineering Expo?
A: No, but you may have to pay for parking.
Q: Does all of the team members have to be present during the competition?
A: No. Only one team member needs to be present, but it would be nice for them to participate in breaking something they worked to make.
Q: One of my students may not be able to stay the whole length of the competition, will they be able to take part?
A: The order in how we break the bridges are first come. So if you sign in early you just might. However the middle schools goes before the high schools.
Q: Does the bridge has to be marked for identification prior to signing in?
A: No, we'd prefer that the bridges remain unmarked. We have a way of identifying each bridge.
Q: Can the students wear their school uniforms?