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Rules & Rubric

Rubrics & Rules

Rules & Rubric

  • Students must use the Whitewater Valley Region in SimCity.  They can build their competition city in any of the areas within the region.

  • Teams are not allowed to use a previous year’s Virtual City design as their base city.  

  • SimCity Cheat Codes are not allowed.

Competition Scoring:

Teams can earn up to 60 points for their Virtual City. Make sure students have thoroughly covered all four categories to maximize points.

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Points

  • 15 points

    City Plan

  • 18 points

    Basic Services and Requirements

  • 18 points

    Trade-offs

  • 9 points

    City Management

  • 60 total points

Scoring Deductions

5–10 points

Late submissions may be accepted with a penalty. Check with your Regional Coordinator before the deadline to find out if this is an option in your region.

15 points

Create your city in the Whitewater Valley region.

20 points

Placing all or a large majority of polluting industries in an adjacent city in the region.

20 points

Placing all or a large majority of budget busters (i.e. fire, police, and other city services) in an adjacent city in the region.