Hosted by the College of
Engineering, Technology,
and Computer Science (ETCS)
Purdue University Fort Wayne
2101 E. Coliseum Blvd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46805

Map to campus



For more information contact
Carol Dostal ETCS Director of Outreach
260.481.6905 / email






National Engineers Week
High School Model Bridge Contest

Date: Saturday, February 27, 2021

Time: Check-in for bridge inpection and testing will be between 9:00am-12:00pm EST. Participants will receive a confirmation letter with a check in time prior to the event.

Location: PFW Campus in Neff Hall 101 (campus map)

2021 High School Bridge Contest Registration

Contest is FREE but online registration is required for all participants. For teams, each member must register online.





Model Bridge Contest Information

Click here for 2021 Bridge Rules

Click here for Bridge Contest Changes

Click here for Student & Educator Invitation Letter

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions

Click here for Honor Statement

Click here for Media Waiver

Due to PFW Campus Guidelines & Restrictions regarding COVID-19,
there will be a limited number of people allowed in the testing area.


National Engineers Week
Middle School Model Bridge Contest

Date: Saturday, February 20, 2021

Time: Check-in for bridge inpection and testing will be 8:30am and the contest start time is 9:30am EST.

Location: Concordia Lutheran High School

To register for the Middle School Model Bridge Contest, please click on the link below



Sponsored by

Northeast Indiana DiscoverE


Sponsors and Contributors

  • Adaptive Technologies, Inc.
  • Almet, Inc.
  • Antibus Scales & Systems, Inc.
  • Civil Engineering Services
  • Concordia Lutheran High School
  • Dillion, Inc.
  • Engineering Resources, Inc.
  • Fort Wayne Engineers Club
  • Purdue University Fort Wayne
  • MSKTD, Inc.
  • R.L. Guimont Co., Inc.






ERI Bridge Design Contest Information

Who can participate?

Open to all area high school students


Cash Awards for the best bridge scores:
Awards: First Place: $250, Second Place $200, Third Place $100; an additional cash award will be given for the participant who sets a new record for the highest scoring model bridge ever recorded for the Bridge Contest.



Click here for Special Award Criteria






2021 Engineers Week Model Bridge Contest Winners

1st Place

Noah DeLong Score: 955

2nd Place

Edward Stuckey Score: 931

3rd Place

Lucas Stevens Score: 861

2021 ERI Bridge Design Contest Winners

1st Place

Javon Zehr, Benjamin Wickey &

Marvin Schumucker

2nd Place

Martina Leppek

3rd Place

Edward Stuckey

2021 Bridge Contest Photos