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New York Albany
Regional Coordinator: Jennifer Smith


Welcome to Future City Albany!

6th, 7th and 8th graders from schools around the extended Capital District Region learn engineering skills as they work in a team with their teacher and engineering mentor to design, build, and present their city of the future. SIGN YOUR TEAM UP TODAY - REGISTER NOW!

February 16, 2016

Washington, D.C.– A city of the future—Marhielo—engineered by students from the New Lebanon Jr/Sr High School in New Lebanon, New York—has taken fourth place nationwide at the... more

February 16, 2016

Future City National just announced that the New Lebanon Jr/Sr High School, our team representing the Capital District Future City Competition, has just made the Top Five at the... more

January 09, 2016

Congratulations to New Lebanon Jr/Sr High School for winning the 2015-2016 Capital District Future City Competition! Their city, "Marhielo" took first place overall in the competition on January 9... more

January 09, 2016

There will be no weather delays this morning for our competition at Proctors in Schenectady! The radar shows that most of the rain has blown through our area, with clear skies after 5 am this... more

January 07, 2016

Please note that Saturday we are expected to have some inclement weather. Please plan accordingly and give yourself extra time to get to Proctor's in the morning. We are hoping to start on time... more

January 05, 2016

Kathleen M. Jimino; John T. McDonald, III; Angelo Santabarbara; Phil Steck; Gary McCarthy Support Capital District Middle School Students As They Vie for... more

September 30, 2015

Albany, New YorkLocal 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students involved with the Future City Competition will have the unique opportunity to meet former NASA astronaut David Hilmers, MD, EE... more

September 14, 2015

The Future City Competition will have a booth at the Back to School Expo, which will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at the Convention Center at Empire State Plaza from 10 am to 3 pm.... more

August 14, 2015

Registration for 2015-2016 Future City® Competition is Now Open

This Year’s Theme, Waste Not, Want Not, Asks the Nation’s Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Graders to... more

July 31, 2015

Albany, New York– The Capital District Future City® Competition will be attending the 9th Annual Games in Education symposium on Thursday August 6th and Friday August 7th at the Tech Valley High... more

January 12, 2015

Congrats to New Lebanon Jr/Sr High School, who are this year's winners of the 2014-2015 Capital District Future City Competition. They will go on to Washington DC in February to represent our... more

January 07, 2015

Are you all ready for Competition Day this Saturday, January 10th at Proctors in Schenectady? I sure hope so! If you haven't already downloaded the Competition Day materials,... more

November 17, 2014

We are currently accepting applications for the Alumnus of the Year. The scholarship is available to all graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate college students and has a value... more

October 20, 2014

Thank you to everyone that came out to make the 2014 Essay Tutorial a success! This year we had about 9 teams/50 people show up to tour the Capital District Community Gardens in Troy and listen to... more

August 14, 2014

The Capital District Future City Competition is looking for sponsors to help support our local competition! We rely on our sponsors to make this program a success, and we need your help! Please... more

April 18, 2014

The 2014-2015 Future City Competition Essay Topic for the year has been released! The theme this year is "Feeding Future Cities."


Select one... more

April 18, 2014

Registration is now open for schools to sign up for this year's (2014-2015) competition!

To register, just click on this link:... more

January 12, 2014

Congratulations to Richard H. O'Rourke Middle School and their city, "Transporta." They took First Place in the 2013-2014 Capital District Regional Future City Competition. The winner of the 2014... more

January 08, 2014

The Future City Competition is this Saturday! For details about this event, click here or use... more

November 18, 2013

The Essay Topic Tutorial at the Rensselaer Rail Station on Saturday, October 26th was a great success! Students participated in special talks from representatives of the Capital District... more

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