Applications are now open for Stream A’s University of Victoria Engineering Competition! The competition will be held on Saturday, June 29th, with a total of 7 different categories to compete in. This year’s UVEC will feature a new competition, Re-engineering, which is a brand-new addition to the regional competitions across Canada.
The victorious teams will get to compete at the 2014 Western Engineering Competition, which is being hosted this upcoming January at the University of Alberta in Edmonton.
To register a team, visit http://tinyurl.com/mhrna7m
Please note that it is free to compete, and a pizza lunch will be provided. Registration closes on Wedesday, June 23rd.
We hope to see you all come out and have some fun!
Teams of four are given their challenge the morning of the junior design competition. The challenge usually involves designing, building, and testing a simple machine or structure to complete a given task. Teams have to consider limited resources and a scoring matrix to best maximize their score. After only four hours, the teams must present and test their prototype before the judges.
Teams of up to four will have 12 hours to design and build a device that will complete a given task or set of tasks that will be presented to them on that day.…