Our team is proud to announce that we placed 5th overall at the 2017 Steel Bridge Competition!
Twenty members of our team made their way down to Fargo, ND on March 30th for the 2017 Midwest Regional Student Steel Bridge Competition hosted by North Dakota State University. A total of 12 teams attended the competition. To view the competition rules follow this link: 2017 Competition Rules
At the 2017 competition:
- We built our bridge faster than any of our practice builds – it took us only 18 minutes!
- Placed 2nd in display
- Placed 5th overall
- Our bridge had a deflection of 1.75″ after being loaded with 2500 lbs
The team had a great time, we want to thank everyone who supported our journey! We are already excited to compete in Iowa next year!
Here are some photos from this year’s competition hosted by NDSU in Fargo.
The team with our bridge after competition
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Display
Our bridge holding up 2500 lbs