Sixth Annual MESA USA National Engineering Design Competition
UC Irvine to Co-host MESA National Engineering Competition
with Cal State Fullerton
Friday, June 23, 5:30 pm
Performance Trials of Projects:
Saturday, June 25, 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Titan Gymnasium, CSU Fullerton
Sunday, June 25, 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Crowne Plaza Hotel - 179491 Von Karman,
Information About the Event:
Outstanding middle and senior high school student teams from eight states will be traveling to UC Irvine to compete in a three-day National Engineering Design Competition sponsored by the MESA USA program. The event will be held on June 23-25, 2006.
A formal welcome will take place on Friday, June 23 at 5:30 pm in
Performance trials of the projects, which are student-designed vehicles powered by household mousetraps, will take place at the Titan Gymnasium on Saturday, June 25 from 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. at CSU Fullerton. The mousetrap cars will be tested for power, speed and accuracy.
The contest was developed to challenge students’ creativity while testing their command of physics and math principles. The curriculum behind the contest is mapped to appropriate grade level standards. The competition also requires preparation of an academic display, a technical paper, and an oral presentation.
For more information, please contact:
Jaime Del Razo, firstname.lastname@example.org
(949) 824-1578 or (310) 955-7261
Teri Lee, email@example.com
(510) 987-9356 or (510) 908-4527