Schedule

Friday, May 31st 

Saturday, June 1st 

REGISTRATION CHECK-IN 

11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

AESTHETICS SET UP*

11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. 

JUDGES' LUNCHEON & TRAINING MEETING

11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. 

AESTHETICS JUDGING

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

CAPTAINS' MEETING

5:30 p.m. - last question

SOCIAL EVENT

6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. 

TEAMS 1-5 ARRIVE 

7:00 a.m. → finish staging by 7:30 a.m.

TEAMS 6-10 ARRIVE 

7:15 a.m. → finish pre-staging by 7:45 a.m.

MAIN COMPETITION 

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

COMPETITION LUNCH

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

AWARDS BANQUET

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

*Lunch on Friday is not included in the registration - teams should take lunch breaks as convenient. 

Event Details

Team Registration Check-In and Bridge Drop-Off/Setup 

Louisiana Tech Quad

Friday, 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 

Please have one or two student representatives check in at the registration table and pick up all competition materials. For bridge drop-off instructions, visit our competitor resources page

Aesthetics

Louisiana Tech Quad

Friday, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  

Aesthetics judging will take place the Friday before the main competition. All of the bridges will be erected and on display at the same time in the same location. Aesthetics set up is from 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. The judging starts promptly at 3:00 p.m. 

Captains Meeting 

Louisiana Tech - The TONK 

Friday, 5:30 p.m. - Last Question

Attendance is mandatory for Team Captains 

During the Captains' Meeting, the Rules and Official Clarifications are reviewed and questions are answered by the national head judge for the last time before the competition begins. All captains are required to attend and other members are welcome to attend. A Team Captain is defined as one builder designated to represent the team for the entire competition, and who signifies when the builders are ready to start timed construction, declares the finish, and signs the data forms. 

Social Event

Louisiana Tech IESB

Friday, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

Join us at the Integrated Engineering and Science Building on LA Tech's campus for a Crawfish Boil. At the social event, teams will experience a classic Louisiana Crawfish Boil where crawfish and shrimp will be served along with jambalaya and pasta salad. If you are not familiar with crawfish boils, they can get very messy. Therefore, we recommend if you come appropriately prepared if you have a seafood or shellfish allergy. Attending the social event is $15 per person. 

Teams will also have the opportunity to participate in team farm games. 

*Registration is required.  

Main Competition

The Ruston Sports Complex

Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The big event! The main competition consists of construction, lateral and vertical load testing, and bridge weighing. We encourage teams to get to the competition venue with ample time to prepare for their build. Only designated team members are allowed on the competition floor and are required to wear the appropriate PPE. Refer to the Rules for more details. 

Spectators are welcome! Registration is not required for spectators, but it is required for competitors, team members, and faculty advisors. For more information on the competition team schedule and floor layout, visit our competitor resources page

Awards Banquet

Lambright Sports and Wellness Center

Saturday, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

Let's celebrate! Join us for the closing banquet and SSBC Awards Ceremony. 

Please dress in business casual attire. 

*Registration is required.