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2013 Student Steel Bridge Competition
Please see the following links for the official 2013 SSBC rules and information which apply to both regional and national events. The rules are posted on the official AISC/ASCE NSSBC website.
2013 SSBC Competition Rules (link to AISC website)
AISC/ASCE official NSSBC website
A 2013 SSBC Competition Guide has been developed by the National Rules Committee to supplement the official rules and provide an aid to participants of the SSBC. It is also the site from which you may download the official scoring spreadsheet. Please click on the following link access the SSBC Competition Guide.
SSBC Competition Guide
Information about elegibility, stipends and sponsorship for teams participating at the regional and national levels is provided on our main Competitions page.
2013 Regional Competition:
The 2013 ASCE Student Conference locations, host institutions, conference dates and contacts are provided on the ASCE website.
For Canadian Teams participating at the Regional Competition level, please contact the SSEF at email@example.com and provide information about your team, bridge design and details of the ASCE Student Conference in which you will participate and the SSEF will supply contact information for local CISC Members for sponsorship and fabrication assistance.
2013 National Competition:
The National Competition was held at University of Washington, Seattle, Washington on May 31-June 1.
University of Washington - Host School Website.
Qualified Canadian Student Steel Bridge teams will receive a $1250 sponsorship from the SSEF.
2013 Competition Results:
Congratulations to the SSBC team from University of California, Berkeley that placed first overall out of a total of 49 teams. Second and third place overall were earned by teams from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and University of California - Davis, respectively.
Three teams from Canadian institutions including Université Laval, Lakehead University, and University of British Columbia showed good effort at the nationals. Competition results for participating Canadian teams are provided below.
Detailed results of the NSSBC be found at www.nssbc.info.
École Polytechnique de Montréal
4th Overall, Metropolitan Regional Conference
EPM Steel Bridge
École de Technologie Supérieure
3rd Overall, Upstate New York Regional Conference
10th Overall, Nationals
University of British Columbia
33rd Overall, Nationals
7th Overall, Nationals
Team Université Laval