Welcome to Future City Chicago Regional Website
Future City Competition serves 6th, 7th and 8th graders. Sponsored by DiscoverE, this national program introduces students to engineering with popular Sim City software. Students design cities with simulation software, build scale models, write essays and give oral presentations on their city's design. See a step by step guide on the competition that provides a break down of each portion of the competition.
The 2015-16 Chicago Regional Future City Competition will take place on Saturday January 9th, 2016 at the University of Illinois-Chicago Student Center West. Please note that this... more
The 2015-16 Future City Competition is right around the corner and we are currently looking for engineers/scientists to volunteer to be a mentor. Engineer mentors will work with the students... more
Can local middle schoolers do a better job of solving our nation’s energy crisis than our world leaders? We’ll find out! In addition to designing a city of the future using Sim City software and... more
Humans create a lot of trash. Each of the nearly 320 million citizens of the United States, for example, generates an average of 4.3 pounds of trash per person, per day. That makes solid waste... more
For the third straight year, St. Paul of the Cross wins the Chicago Regional. Rounding out the top 5 finishers were (2) Immaculate Conception - K-15-26 (3) Urbana Middle School - Howardon (4... more