This year's contest will be held on Tuesday, January 24, 2017, in the Herman Hall Auditorium with check-in starting at 4:00pm.
Announcement of Contest
Parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis after 4:00pm in IIT lots shown in RED on the parking permit. Please display this permit on the dashboard of your vehicle.
As of the 2013 contest, the Garcher Trophy will be awarded to the most efficient bridge in the three Chicago regions. The trophy is named in honor of the founder of Midwest Products, a big supporter of this contest in its early days.Past Regional Contest Results
Links to Roy Coleman's video and other bridge building tips.