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SAMPE Student Bridge Contest
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SAMPE Student Bridge Contest

Students are encouraged to participate in the SAMPE 2019 Student Bridge Contest taking place in Charlotte, North Carolina. This contest allows students to design, build, and test a miniature structural bridge using various composite materials in accordance with a set of well defined rules. This is an international competition involving schools from around the globe. Students compete for monetary prizes and for the coveted SAMPE Student Bridge Champion trophy. 

 

Requirements

  • This contest is open to students only.
  • Contest will be held May 22, 2019 in Charlotte, NC.
  • View 2019 deadlines.
  • At least one team member must be a SAMPE member.
  • Only one bridge entry is permitted per registration.
  • Follow all SAMPE Student Bridge Contest Rules.

    Objective: Design and build a composites bridge using an assortment of pultrusions, cores, fabrics and other materials supplied in kit form.

    Due to Export Control Regulations, kit's cannot be shipped outside of the Continental U.S. 

Information for Sponsors

Give back to the student engineering community with a material or monetary donations. Donor participation is essential to the success of this event. A complete list of acceptable materials and sponsorship levels are detailed in the sponsor letter. If your company would like to sponsor or donate, please contact the Bridge Building Committee at SAMPEBridgeContest@gmail.com.

SAMPE Chapters: Northern California, Midwest, New Jersey, Seattle, Utah

 

SAMPE 2018 Overall Winner

1st Place - Chengdu Aeronautic Polytechnic

 

 

 

2018 Winners for Categories A-H

 

Category 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place
A Chengdu Montana Tech Peninsula
B Chengdu Harbin Harbin
C University of Washington Tongji University of Washington
D Chengdu University of Washington University of Washington
E Chengdu Harbin University of Washington
F Chengdu Tongji University of Delaware
G Chengdu Tongji UABC - Mexicali
H Chengdu South Dakota School of Mines & Technology University of South Carolina

 

 

Benefits of Participation

Put your composites training into action

Represent your college or university

Receive a complimentary student conference registration
Altair and Analyswift are both offering free access to their software. More information is provided to registered teams.

 

 

Contest Registration is now a part of the Online Conference Registration Process.  Be sure to click on SAMPE Bridge Team Lead/Member and after conference registration is completed, there will be a tab on your registration page for the Bridge Contest.  Questions on this process should be sent to Anessa Sanchez

  

 

 

       
    
       

   
   
       
     

     


 

SAMPE Student Bridge Contest Resources

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
2019 SAMPE Bridge Registration Link  more ] Administration 3/4/2019
2019 SAMPE Bridge Contest Flyer Link Administration 3/4/2019
2019 Student Bridge Contest Rules Link Administration 3/5/2019
2019 Bridge Contest Video Entry Link Administration 2/19/2019
SAMPE 2018 Bridge Contest Student Timeline Link Administration 5/11/2018
Student Bridge Contest Q&A Link Administration 4/6/2017

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