​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Awards Competition

Overview

The National Bridge and Structure Competition is held annually for students from participating TRAC™ & RIDES states. Guidelines for the competition are posted on the TRAC™ website in October, and the final competition is held the following May during the AASHTO Spring Meeting.

​2017 Guidelines

2017 AASHTO Bridge Competition (Grade 7-8) (3)II (3).doc

2017 AASTHO Bridge Competition (Grades 9-10) (6) ii (4).doc

2017 AASTHO Bridge Competition (Grades 11-12)ii (2).doc


SAMPLE PORTFOLIO (The attached portfolio is intended to help students create a complete portfolio; the document includes minimum requirements necessary to be considered for the challenge.   All work provided to enter the contest should be the student's own work.

ex proposal.pdf



Winner's Circle: 2016 National Bridge Building Competition

SENIOR DIVISION

First Place

School Name:

Negaunee High School

Team Name:
Bridge Engineers of Negaunee

Students:

Daryn Carter

Jacob Bossert

Derek Carter

Advisor:

Kevin Bell

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Negaunee High School, Negaunee, Michigan
Bridge Engineers of Negaunee

Second Place

School Name:
Negaunee High School

Team Name:
Irontown Bridge Builders

Students:                                            

Devin Salbert

Austin Schmeltz

Grant Johnson

​Advisor:
Kevin Bell   

                        



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  Negaunee High School, Negaunee, Michigan         

  Irontown Bridge Builders

Third Place

School Name:                             

LISD TECH Center

Team Name:

Pee J's Designs

Students:

Jerome Allen

Paige Rupley

Jeston Bunker

Advisor:

Kim Benson




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 LISD TECH Center, Adrian, Michigaan
 Pee J's Designs
JUNIOR DIVISION

First Place

School Name:

LISD TECH Center

Team Name:
Inspirational Inc.

Students:

Garrett Bernath

Corbin Wright

Mario Rebottaro

Advisor:​

Kim Benson

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 LISD TECH Center, Adrian, Michigan
 Inspirational Inc.


Second Place

School Name:
Tupelo High School

Team Name:
Tupelo High School Team 1

Students:                                               

Aaron Kwag

Bryan Kwag

Harrison Broadaway                             

Advisor:

Glen Frazier


    




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 Tupelo High School, Tupelo, Mississippi
 Tupelo High School Team 1            


Third Place

School Name:

Kearsarge Regional High School

Team Name:
The X2 Files

Students:

Adam Bartlett                                            

Aleck DiSalvo

Matthew DiSalvo

Advisor:

Randy Wormald







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 Kearsarge Regional High School, North Sutton, New Hampshire
 The X2 Files
 

MIDDLE DIVISION

First Place

School Name:
Portage Central Middle School

Team Name:
ZA2 Squad

Students:

Zoe Kalleward

Ashley Douglas

Angela Postula

Advisor:
Amy Franks

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 Portage Central Middle School, Portage, Michigan
 ZA2 Squad


Second Place

School Name:
Long Beach Middle School

Team Name:
Master Bridge Builders

Students:

Brent Notter

Timothy Washington

Devin Thomas

Advisor:
Trena Attipoe

 




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 Long Beach Middle School, Long Beach, Mississippi
 Master Bridge Builders

Third Place

School Name:

Guntown Middle School, Guntown, MS

Team Name:
Elite Bridges

Students:

Noah Johnson

Mason Sancillo

Spencer Olson

Advisor:
Connie Gusmus






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 Guntown Middle School, Guntown, Mississippi
 Elite Bridges


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Premier Sponsors for TRAC 

Special Thanks to the premier sponsors for the TRAC Bridge Challenge: Bentley Systems and Michael Baker International.   Sponsorship dollars provide transportation, lodging, meals, and awards for finalists in the competition.

 

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