Monday, February 6, 2017

General info about the 2017 ASC student competition

The Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) Regions 6 & 7 student competition in Sparks, Nevada from Feb 8-11 is kind of a big deal.  Here are the stats as of Friday, Feb 3, 2017 (5 days before the event starts):
Participating Universities = 45
Number of States = 16
Total Teams = 182
Number of Students on a Team = 1092
Number of Alternates = 248
Number of Student Volunteers = 22
Total Number of Students = 1362
Faculty and Faculty Coaches = 160
Companies Participating in the Job Fair = 83
Companies Attending = 130
Registered Industry Attendees = 984
And they are still counting…
If you're not sure what the competition is all about, here's a video that will give you a good introduction:
Boise State University has five teams participating this year, with 37 students involved.  The categories we are competing in this year are:
Heavy Civil (region 6)
Commercial (region 6)
Design-Build (region 6)
Sustainability (open category)
Concrete Solutions (open category)
If you're interested, more info about the competition is available here:

1 comment:

  1. Go team go. Great memories of our competitions in Reno and Las Vegas. And one huge snow storm we drove back to Boise in a VW Rabbit. Thomas Barbeiro. Construction Management '93.