April 2017

NEGM: Popsicle Stick Bridge Competition

Organized by the Tri-City Branch of APEGBC

Please Note
This event is now full. Thank you to all the particpants that registered in advance and thank you to all our sponsors.

Volunteers Needed
We have 128 bridge entries this year and therefore are looking for a few more helping hands to assist us with our event this weekend. Various duties are available. If you are a member of the association and interested in helping out, please message Tri-City Branch Chair, Jane Guo, P.Eng., at tc@apeg.bc.ca ASAP. Every bit of help will go a long way.
*Please note that entries are no longer being accepted.
Status: Advanced registration is now closed. Please contact tc@apeg.bc.ca for more information. Thank you.
Date: Saturday, April 08, 2017
Time: Sign-in begins at 9:00 AM for the elementary school age group. Please view the schedule in the description section below for more detail.
Location: Douglas College, Coquitlam Campus, Building 'A' Atrium, 1250 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam, BC
Cost: $5.00 including GST.
Contact: For further information, please contact tricitynegm@gmail.com.
Join us for an informative, fun-filled event aimed at promoting engineering and geoscience in our community and especially to the youth.

This event is part of National Engineering and Geoscience Month (NEGM); an annual celebration of engineering and geoscience across Canada. The goal of this event is to promote the awareness of the engineering and geoscience professions, showcase career choices, and the many ways in which engineering and geoscience relate to our everyday life.

Please read full description below for registration details and available downloads.

Schedule (updated March 26, 2017)

  • Elementary Student Age Group: Sign-in and submit your bridge between 9:00 AM – 9:50 AM. Bridge Testing is from 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM*.
  • Middle School Student Age Group: Sign-in and submit your bridge between 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM. Bridge Testing is from 12:30 PM– 1:30 PM*.
  • High School Student Age Group: Sign-in and submit your bridge between 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM. Bridge Testing is from 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM*.

*Please note that these times are approximate and the event schedule largely depends on the number of bridges submitted in each age group. Please arrive early and visit the display tables. There will be a lot more to see and learn than bridge competition itself. Thank you!

Registration Details

Please download and print a copy of the the registration form available below, fill it in and have it signed by a parent or guardian. Take the form and the $5.00 fee (cash only) to the Coquitlam City Centre Library and pick up your bridge kit before the end of March. Take your kit home to design and build your own bridge.



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