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2012 Student Steel Bridge Competition
Please see the following links for the official 2012 SSBC rules and information which apply to both regional and national events. The rules are posted on the official AISC/ASCE NSSBC website.
2012 SSBC Competition Rules (link to AISC website)
AISC/ASCE official NSSBC website
A 2012 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.
2012 Regional Competition:
The 2012 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
2012 National Competition:
The National Competition was held at Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina on May 25-26.
Clemson University - Host School Website
Qualified Canadian Student Steel Bridge teams will receive a $1250 sponsorship from the SSEF.
2012 Competition Results:
Congratulations to the SSBC team from University of California, Berkeley who placed first overall out of a total of 47 teams. Second and third place overall were earned by teams from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, respectively.
Three Canadian teams including Lakehead University, Université Laval and École de technologie supérieure (ETS) 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. Photographs of the NSSBC event can be viewed through Clemson University's Photostream on Flickr. A 2012 competition-recap video has also been created by Clemson University.
École Polytechnique de Montréal
2nd Place (Guest), Regionals (Metropolitan Conference)
EPM Steel Bridge
École de Technologie Supérieure
19th Place Overall, Nationals
11th Place Overall, Nationals
University of British Columbia
Disqualified, Regionals (Pacific Northwest Conference)
37th Place Overall, Nationals
Team Université Laval