Cardboard Bridge Contest27.02.2013

An event to test your bridge design skills: Cardboard Bridge Contest EPFL

You are invited to show your skills in a bridge design and building contest.

The goal is to bring student, professors and staff from all Swiss universities together in a technical and artistical challenge. Contestants are invited to use their knowledge and creativity to desin a cardboard bridge resisting the highest load possible compared to the self weight of the structure. Prizes will be given to the most resistant structure and most aestetic design.

Three prizes will be given to the most resisting bridges according to the ratio between the supported load and the self weight of the structure.

1st   prize strength : 600 CHF

2nd prize strength : 400 CHF

3rd  prize strength : 250 CHF


Three prizes will be given by a jury to the most aesthetic structure but resisting at least 50 times their self weight .

1st   prize innovation : 600 CHF

2nd prize innovation : 400 CHF

3rd  prize innovation : 250 CHF

One prize will be given after a public vote .

Audience prize : 600 CHF

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