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Idaho
Regional Coordinator: Lynn Olson, P.E.

idaho@futurecity.org
208-426-2686

Idaho Volunteers

JUDGING VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

 

Volunteers are always needed to help judge team submittals for the Idaho Regional Future City Competition. A description of each judging aspect is described below along with estimated time commitments.

 

Sign up today at http://futurecity.org/register

 

VIRTUAL CITY DESIGN

Judging will take place: January 

Each team designed their future city with SimCity software. The Computer City Design illustrates the different zoning sections, residential and building structures, and transportation and power systems of their city. Judges are asked to evaluate the city's layout, its energy efficiency, and its livability. Judges are asked to evaluate the disk submittals (at their leisure) based on specific guidelines.

Time commitment is estimated at 5-6 hours.

ESSAY/CITY NARRATIVE

Judging will take place: January Teams are asked to research and write an essay on a different engineering topic each year as well as a city narrative describing their future city and some of its services. Judges are asked to evaluate the paper's content and creativity (at their leisure) based on specific guidelines. Background information on the topic along with key points will be provided.

Time commitment is estimated at 6 hours.

 

CITY MODEL

Judging will take place: Jan. 20th, 2018, 8:00am-Noon at Jordan Ballroom at Boise State Student Union Building

Teams were asked to build a scale model of a section of their city. Judging teams (3 judges per team) must evaluate the creativity, attractiveness, accuracy, and moving components of the model. Judges will be given scoring sheets with specific criteria to evaluate teams. Multiple teams of judges will be evaluating the teams during the time period.

Time commitment is estimated at 4 hours.

PRESENTATION

Judging will take place: Jan. 20th, 2018, 8:00am-Noon at Jordan Ballroom at Boise State Student Union Building

Each team will prepare a 5-7 minute presentation discussing their city and its amenities. Students will be evaluated on how well they can explain the design and function of their futuristic city. Judging teams (3 judges per team) must ask students at least three questions after their presentation. Samples questions will be provided or feel free to ask your own. Scoring sheets with specific criteria will be given to the judges to evaluate teams. Multiple teams of judges will be evaluating the teams during the time period.

Time commitment is estimated at 4 hours.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Contact judging@futurecityidaho.org