Balsa Wood Bridge Competition


The Department of Civil Engineering is pleased to announce the 2017 Balsa Wood Bridge Building Competition.




An annual event, this design competition for High School Students will be hosted by the Civil Engineering Department in the state-of-the-art, Richard '39 and Opal Vanderhoof Infrastructure Research and Education Facility. All students who are registered and attend a public or private high school are eligible to compete in the competition and have the chance to win great prizes.





     February 24, 2017

     Registration: 9:30 am

     Competition: 11:00 am



   Registration for 2017 Competition is NOW CLOSED


Competition Location:



Registration Deadline:

  Teams must be registered by Feb. 10th to participate. 


Competition Rules:

Rules for the 2017 Competition can be downloaded here.



    All questions regarding the event should be directed to Nancy Longo:


Nancy Longo
Department of Civil Engineering
Bingham Building, Room 208
Case Western Reserve University
2104 Adelbert Rd.
Cleveland, Ohio 44106-7222
Phone: 216.368.2950
Fax: 216.368.5229