IIT Build-it Competition 2013

Illinois Institute of Technology, Armour College of Engineering, and the IIT Chapter of Tau Beta Pi are please to present the first ever IIT Build-it Competition: An Impromptu Design Competition. It will take place on Saturday, April 6th at the IIT's main campus from 8:30am to 3:00pm.

This design competition is an applied science competition where teams compete against each other to design and build the best solution to an engineering problem using the materials provided. This competition requires no preparation prior to the competition day.

The competition will take place in IIT's main campus, building Engineering 1 (E1), located at 10 West 32nd Street, Chicago, IL 60616 (see map). The schedule for the event is the following:

  • 08:00am - 08:30am: Registration (E1 Lobby)
  • 08:30am - 09:00am: Location and instructions (E1 classrooms)
  • 09:00am - 12:00pm: Competition (E1 classrooms)
  • 12:00pm - 01:00pm: Lunch (MC Commons)
  • 01:00pm - 01:20pm: Presentation (SH Auditorium)
  • 01:20pm - 02:30pm: Testing (SH Auditorium)
  • 02:30pm - 03:00pm: Awards (SH Auditorium)

How to register

Each school will be allowed to to bring a maximum of two teams of five (or less) students each. There is no registration fee and lunch will be complementary for our guests. Prizes will be given to the top three teams.

To register, click on the Register tab and use the registration form provided.

Please note that seating is limited to the first 15 teams whose registration forms are received by Saturday, March 30th, 2013 by 5:00pm. If you have any question regarding the registration form, please send an email to Luis Larco at llarco@iit.edu.


Organizers and Sponsors

Armour College of Engineering - www.iit.edu/engineering/



Tau Beta Pi - Illinois Beta Chapter


Office of Student Access, Success and Diversity Initiatives