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Illinois (Chicago)
Regional Coordinator: Don Wittmer, P.E.


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


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February 05, 2015

Check out pictures from the 2015 Future City Chicago Regional Competition on... more

January 29, 2015

Read the article posted in in the online section of the Daily Herald on 1/27/15

January 26, 2015

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

January 17, 2015

Read the full article full article and see a video... more

December 29, 2014

The Chicago Area Regional Competition is almost here and we are looking for volunteers to help judge the event. The competition is occurring in thirty-seven city’s across the nation and provides... more

December 18, 2014

See a preliminary list of special awards and their criteria... more

November 06, 2014

See the 2014-2015 registered schools and their locations through Google maps.  Schools that... more

September 25, 2014

The regional judging for the competition will take place Saturday, January 24, 2015, at the same location as previous years, University of Illinois at Chicago, 750 South Halsted.  ... more

August 29, 2014

Looking for a good volunteer opportuntity or a way to reach out and get involved in the STEM initiative?  Look no further!  We are in need of engineers/scientists to volunteer to be a... more

August 27, 2014

Can local middle schoolers do a better job of solving our the world's food shortages than our world leaders? We’ll find out! The 2014-2015 Future City Essay topic is Feeding Future CIties.... more

March 08, 2014

See Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Commissioner Frank Avila congratulate Immaculate Conception for accomplishments in the 2014 Regional Competition at the following link: ... more

February 12, 2014

See our Pictures page for photos from this years competition and a summary of the top 5 finishers.  Special Thanks to... more

January 27, 2014

Congratulations to this year's champion, St. Paul of the Cross.  Rounding out the top 5 finishers were (2) Franklin Middle School - Nueve Isla Transitia (3) McClure Junior High School -... more

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