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Texas (Houston)
Regional Coordinator: Dr. Zafar Taqvi

texas_houston@futurecity.org

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Welcome to Houston Texas Future City Regional Competition!

A Program of Clear Lake Council of Technical Societies and IEEE Galveston Bay Section Discover-E (South-Texas) Houston Regional Competition 2017 held at NASA Johnson Space Center, Gilruth Center on Saturday, JAN 21st, 2017! 

“The seemingly endless supply of enthusiasm, ideas and creativity which these young folks bring to the process is truly amazing. I am honored to be a part of the team.” Ray Woodson, Retired Engineer

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

 

REGIONAL COMPETITION DETAILS

The following submission formats DUE January 14th:

Essay - WORD format

Project Plan - PDF

Honor Statement - PDF

Media Waiver Form - PDF 

EXPENSE Report will be collected at the registration SATURDAY Jan 21st at 7:00 AM

 

SATURDAY January 21st, 2017

7:00-7:30AM        

School Registration

 

7:00-8:00AM        

Judges Orientation (Discovery Room)

 

8:30AM-12:00PM 

Preliminary Round Judging (Main Hall)

(Poster/Model Viewing, essay, oral presentation, Q/A)

 

LUNCH (Upstairs—all guests, parents)

 

12:45 PM             

TOP FIVE TEAMS ANNOUNCED

 

PUBLIC DISPLAY 12:15-3:30 PM

Public is invited to visit the Future City Entries

 

1:30-3:00 PM       

Final Round of Judging (Celebrity Judges)

(Team Presentations, Q/A)

3:00-3:30 PM       

Welcome and Awards

* Dr. Zafar Taqvi, Texas-Houston Regional Coordinator

* Charles Schumaker, Chair Houston NEW Program

* Evette Torres, Shell Corporation

 

3:30-5:00 PM       

Awards Ceremony

Volunteer Recognition

Judges Recognition

Special Awards             

Regional Special Awards

* NCEES Land

Regional Coordinator’s Awards

* Teacher, Mentor, Student Presenter          

Alumni of the Year Award

Regional Awards: 3rd Place, 2nd Place, Regional Winner

Big thanks to Project for Public Spaces for their help with this year's theme! Click to read more about them.

The mission of the Future City Competition is to provide a fun and exciting educational engineering program that combines a stimulating engineering challenge with a "hands-on" application to present their vision of a city of the future.  

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