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 their customized bridge.

Registration ends October 31, 2019 and is limited to the first 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, 2019

Modeling Session: November 2, 2019
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Flarsheim Hall 336 at UMKC

Competition: February 8, 2020
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Pierson Auditorium
Check in begins at 9:30 a.m.

Help Links

Check out this year’s rules! Roo Builders Competition Rules 2019-2020.

Example Trusses For Modeling Session

How To Build a Bridge

Example Student Videos

Bridges of Competitions Past