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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January 16, 2016

Congratulations to this year's champion, St. Clair Junior High School - Ville Falaise.  They will be representing the Illinois-Chicago region at the national competition held in Washington DC over Engineer's Week.


Rounding out the top 5 finishers were (2) Franklin Middle School - Basuratagalog; (3) Prairie Junior High School - Alsip; (4) Urbana Middle School - Urbana Shire (5) Immaculate Conception - Pas De Poubelle.  Congratulations to all teams.  For a complete listing of winners, see the…

February 23, 2015

See a Youtube summary video and an extended Youtube Version of the 2014-15 Future City Chicago Regional Competition held at the Univeristy of Illinois Chicago on January 24th, 2015.  Don't forget to check out all our pictures from this year's competition!

January 29, 2015

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

January 17, 2015

Read the full article full article and see a video clip from the Evanston Review