hosted by the College of
Engineering, Technology,
and Computer Science (ETCS)

Event is held in the ETCS Lobby of
Purdue University Fort Wayne
2101 E. Coliseum Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN 46805
Map to campus

National Engineers Week
High School Model Bridge Contest

Saturday, February 23, 2019
Check-in begins at 9 AM/Testing begins at 9:30 AM

Click here for 2019 Bridge Rules
Click here for Bridge Registration
Click here for Honor Statement
Click here for Media Waiver

Participants will receive a confirmation letter with a check in time prior to the event.

Registration deadline is February 20, 2019 at 5 p.m. (EST)
Contest is FREE but online registration is required for all participants. For teams, each member must register online.
Contact: Becky at 260.481.4145 or email

Public is welcome


Click here for Frequently Asked Questions

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.

NEW SPECIAL AWARD! See flyer here




2019 Engineers Week
Award & Cash Prize Winners

1st Place
Emmet Niemeyer
Heritage High School
Score: 6,249

2nd Place
Even Niemeyer
Heritage High School
Score: 3,792

3rd Place
Team: Micah & Mason Thompson
Blackhawk Christian School
Score: 3,587

2019 Bridge Contest Photos


Sponsored by the

Northeast Indiana DiscoverE Committee



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


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.