Spaghetti Bridge Contest
Welcome to the Annual Spaghetti Bridge Building Contest at Okanagan College
Use the Documents folder in the menu tree on the left to access competition rules and entry forms.
30th annual Okanagan College
Spaghetti Bridge Building Contest
March 1, 2013
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Live webcast of the Spaghetti Bridge Building contest
Friday, March 1, 2013 starting at 10 a.m.
NEW SPAGHETTI BRIDGE BUILDING COMPETITION
Open Heavyweight Competition (only this year for the 30th annual contest)
Former Heavyweight competitors or other non-student competitors work individually or in teams to build a spaghetti bridge to support the maximum amount of weight possible (Heavyweight contest rules apply). Each bridge must be completed prior to the Spaghetti Bridge contest. A maximum of six bridges will be allowed in this category with priority registration for former Heavyweight winners and competitors. Competitors must register by February 15 and will be notified by February 18 if they will be eligible to compete.
Prize for the winner: Bragging rights!
The competition will be held at Okanagan College, Kelowna Campus.
Click here for a schedule of the day's events, the and the prize list.
Students are encouraged to enter the Post Secondary or Secondary school competitions where cash prizes are given for the lightest bridge that supports a predetermined weight. Bridges are built in advance and tested on the day of the competition.
For those who like to work in teams, try the Team Building Competition.
All supplies and the rules are supplied on the day of the competition, and teams have two hours to complete the task. Cash prizes will be awarded for the most successful teams.
Please note: team builders are not permitted to bring any tools, templates, glue etc. to the competition.