San Diego, California - For the first time in 18 years, San Diego State University will host universities from around the country for the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Pacific Southwest Conference from April 3 to 5.

Students from 18 schools in Arizona, California, Hawaii and Nevada will take part in multiple competitions ranging from concrete canoe races and steel bridge-building to surveying drills and game-show themed quiz shows. Judges for the events are professional engineers and winners of each region go on to compete in nationals.

Thursday, April 3 and Saturday, April 5 contests will be held at San Diego State University with parking available in Parking Structure 4, and the concrete canoe race competition will take place Friday, April 4 at De Anza Cove in Mission Bay Park.

All of the events are open to the public, except for the surveying competition and technical paper presentations.

Thursday, April 3, events taking place from 5 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Across campus at SDSU

5500 Campanile Drive

San Diego, CA 92182

 

Friday, April 4, events taking place from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m.

De Anza Cove in Mission Bay Park

3000 N. Mission Bay Dr.

San Diego, CA 92110

 

Saturday, April 5, events taking place from 7 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Across campus at SDSU

5500 Campanile Drive

San Diego, CA 92182

 

Thursday, April 3 at SDSU

·         Canoe/bridge set-up and presentations

·         Scavenger hunt

·         Environmental competition

·         Game-show themed quiz shows

 

Friday, April 4 at De Anza Cove in Mission Bay Park

·         Canoe competition

·         Endurance race

·         Tug of war

 

Saturday, April 5 at SDSU

·         Steel bridge competition

·         Ultimate Frisbee

·         Concrete bowling

·         Awards Banquet

 

Find a full schedule of dates/events here: http://bit.ly/1ftkWbl

 

Chris Yamaguchi

Conference Events Chair, junior, civil engineer major at SDSU

661-992-9491 (c)

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Amanda Corbett

Conference Coordinator, junior, civil engineer major at SDSU

818-456-7683 (c)

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