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Troitsky Bridge Building Competition - 2021 Online Edition

Friday, March 5th, 2021 to Monday, March 7th, 2021

ABOUT THE COMPETITION:

The Engineering and Computer Science Association of Concordia University is proud to present its 37th annual Bridge Building Competition.

Held annually since 1984, the Troitsky Bridge Building Competition is a competitive event held at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. Open to all bachelor’s in engineering students, the competition consists of designing and building a model bridge out of ONLY popsicle sticks, toothpicks, white glue and dental floss. Participating teams of engineering students come from universities across Canada and the United States.

Today, the competition is the largest model bridge building competition on a university level in Canada. Spanning three days, the competition includes an assembly period, presentations in front of a judging panel of industry professionals, networking events and a closing ceremony. What started as a class project proposed by Dr. Michael S. Troitsky of Sir George Williams University (later Concordia University), turned into a large-scale competition with over 200 participating students every year.

WHAT'S NEW ABOUT TROITSKY 2021

Due to COVID-19, the Troitsky 2021 executive team has made the decision to carry out the competition remotely. The team is motivated to create a fun competition environment full of networking, learning and Troitsky Spirit!

This year, we will be collaborating with industry corporate sponsors to host skill-based workshops, networking cocktails and panel discussions. The competitors will have to come up with design deliverables using industry-level software (AutoCAD, Civil 3D and Solidworks) in a limited amount of time. The competition will be action-packed and each team will need spirit, teamwork and strong design skills to come out on top! 

DONATIONS

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Troitsky 2021 board of directors has decided that instead of shipping swag, a donation will be made to a charity of each team’s choice. This is a great opportunity to reduce the carbon footprint of the competition while helping those who need it most!

TUTORIALS & WORKSHOPS

This year, we are also introducing tutorials, workshops and expert panelist events to enhance your Troitsky 2021 experience. Every participant has the opportunity to interactively learn about industry standard software and useful topics for his or her career. 

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

Networking offers essential insight into the methods you can use to prepare for your future as a professional. Troitsky 2021 is a great opportunity to meet interesting people and expand your social circle.

SCHEDULE

Less than 2 months until the competition starts! Here is an insight into the logistics of this year’s competition. We have everything covered from social events to workshops and after-parties! 

TROITSKY 2021 COMPETITION SCHEDULE

THE TROITSKY 2021 COMPETITION IS PRESENTED BY:


INTERESTED IN BECOMING A SPONSOR?

Despite the lack of a physical competition, our event will be broadcast to a large viewership.

Access the Troitsky 2021 sponsorship package by clicking here or contact the Troitsky director of sponsorship by clicking here.

COMPETITION RULEBOOK

Access the official Troitsky 2021 competition rulebook below:

2021 Rulebook

COMPETITION HANDBOOK

Access the official Troitsky 2021 competition handbook below:

2021 Competitor Package