All Junior High School Science Classes (Grades 7 - 9) throughout Newfoundland and Labrador are invited to participate in the 20th Annual Model Bridge Competition sponsored by PEGNL. The objective is to design and construct the strongest model bridge, in accordance with the following rules, using only popsicle sticks and white glue. Each bridge will be judged by a panel of practicing civil engineers for quality of construction and application of engineering principles and then each bridge will be tested to destruction. Students can participate individually or in teams - the maximum being 4 students per team.
Prizes will be awarded to the student or team in each Chapter (Eastern, Central, Western and Labrador) constructing the strongest bridge as follows:
1st Place - $100 & Plaque
2nd Place - $75 & Plaque
3rd Place - $50 & Plaque
In addition, the school sponsoring the winning bridge (provincial winners), will receive prizes as follows:
1st Place - $500 & Plaque for school
2nd Place - $250 & Plaque for school
3rd Place - $100 & Plaque for school
The top three provincial student winners will receive $100, plaque and Master Bridge Builder T-shirt.
For further information, please call 753.7714; (fax) 753.6131 or email: email@example.com