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Structural Design and Engineering HS

All event cover pages must be prepared as if the students are going to national conference June 27- July 1, 2020 in Nashville, TN.

 

EVENT COORDINATOR

Patrick Markes, pmarkes@ppv.k12.ok.us

EVENT MANAGER

Alan Bell, alan.bell@frontierok.com

EVENT OVERVIEW

Participants work as a team to build a designated structure that is posted on the TSA website. Teams apply the principles of structural design and engineering through research, design, construction, destructive testing, and assessment to determine the design efficiency of the structure.

EVENT GUIDELINES
Event Guidelines are located on the National TSA website under your chapter advisor login screen, select Total TSA from the dropdown menu.


https://www.registermychapter.com/tsa/nat/AffLogin.aspx


OKLAHOMA ELIGIBILITY

Entries are limited to a team of two individuals per chapter.


OKLAHOMA MODIFICATIONS

In accordance with National TSA Event 2019-2020 Problem Statement, structural model is submitted in fabricated box, constructed from standard poster board. The size of the box to be 18” long, 10” wide, and 5” deep.

*No Semifinalist on-site structure construction.

*Semifinalist teams will sign up for a LEAP interview time.


EVENT UPDATES AND CLARIFICATIONS

If the event has any updates they can be located at the national website. Please click the button on the side under "Competition Updates!" to get there.


It is the contestant’s responsibility to check this site and make sure they are using the most up to date information for each contest.


THEMES AND PROBLEMS

If the event has a theme or problem, to be posted before the conference, it will be located at the national website. Please click the button on the side under "Event Themes!" to get there.


Click Here for Examples of this Competition