2019 Student Beam competition

Eastern Pennsylvania & Delaware Chapter (EPDACI) Student Beam Contest

APRIL 4, 2020
To be held on Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 11:30 am at Widener University Structures Lab E. 17th St. & Melrose Ave., Chester, Pennsylvania. Lunch will be provided


Design and construct a fiber reinforced concrete beam spanning 3'-0" and weighing not more than 50 pounds to support the highest possible concentrated load at mid-span.


First Prize: $1,500
Second Prize: $1,000
Third Prize: $500


Undergraduate students enrolled at any college or university.

Additional Information

For further information including an entry application and complete rules, please contact

Steve Cole, EPDACI Student Beam Competition Chairman
Phone: 267-280-2997 Email: steve.a.cole@verizon.net

Part I of the Official Entry Form must be received no later than March 9, 2020
Part II of the Official Entry Form must be received no later than March 30, 2020

Entry Form Official Announcement Directions to Widner

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