This year's contest will be held on Tuesday, February 8, 2022, in the Hermann Hall Auditorium with check-in starting at 4:00pm. Masks are required inside the building.
Note: Because of IIT Campus COVID-19 regulations we will NOT be serving food and cannot allow food deliveries to Campus at this year's contest as we cannot check everyone's vaccination status and require that all visitors have a negative COVID-19 test before attending.
Announcement of Contest
Parking is available on the Illinois Tech campus, please follow these instructions.General Information
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.