Rube Goldberg MS (Oklahoma Only)

Using leadership and 21st-century skills, participants design and build a contraption that accomplishes a simple task using multiple steps and all six simple machines to transfer energy and motion.

For examples, go to the official Rube Goldberg website:

# Theme


There is no theme for this event.  The final solution is open-ended to maximize creativity.


Careers Associated

  • Designer

  • Systems Analyst

# Guidelines


Click here for the guidelines of this event.


# Eligibility

Entries are limited to one (1) team of a minimum of three individuals.  Each team must have at least three (3) members and no more than 12 members. Only six (6) members may be in the building area at any one time.

# State Competition Info

*Build time will be four hours. Final judging will begin at 1:00

*Groups must bring and wear safety glasses

​*Each team must bring their own power strips and extension cords

*Teams must bring their own materials

*Teams must turn in their documentation portfolios to the judges at check-in.  

# Coordinators

Darin Messerli

Event Coordinator

Valerie McCauley

Event Manager