UMKC’s Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering and MSPE 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, 2018 and is limited to the top 30 teams on a first-come, first-registered system. As the director of RooBuilders, Dr. Megan 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:

Last day to Register: October 31, 2018

Modeling Session: November 3, 2018 in Flarsheim Hall at UMKC

Competition: February 9, 2018 in Pierson Auditorium

Help Links

Check out this year’s rules! Roo Builders Competition Rules 2018-2019

Example Trusses For Modeling Session

How To Build a Bridge

Example Student Videos

RooBuilders Registration

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Bridges of Competitions Past