UMKC’s Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering  and partners are proud to present this year’s RooBuilders competition.  RooBuilders is a high school and middle school basswood bridge building competition where students design, build and test, that is break, their customized bridge.  Registration ends October 31, 2017 and is limited to the top 30 teams on a first come, first registered system. As the director of RooBuilders, Dr. Hart organizes all aspects of the competition and facilitates the design event, building and competition for all students involved.  Gather your team and register today!

Important Dates

  • Modeling Session: November 4th, 2017
  • RooBuilders Main Event: February 10th, 2018

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Read the rules here!