Register for the 2022-2023 Future City Competition!
The 2022-23 Future City Competition will challenge your middle school students to research, design, and create a city that exists 100 years in the future and incorporate futuristic solutions to climate change.
- We are planning for an in-person regional and national competitions
- Registration costs just $25.00 per school/organization (to enter the state competition)
*Each registered school/organization may enter up to three teams into the state competition. A team is defined as 3 presenters, 2 alternates, an educator, and an engineer mentor.
October 31, 2022 - Registration closes
November 11, 2022 - Project Plan #1 and #2 due (uploaded to the FCC Dashboard)
December 16, 2022 - City Essay and Project Plan #3 due(uploaded to the FCC Dashboard)
December 23, 2022 - Schools confirm # of teams attending state competition and student names for each team (via the FCC Dashboard)
January 9, 2023 - Special Award selections due (via email)
January 18, 2023 - Project Plan #4 due (uploaded to the FCC Dashboard)
January 21, 2023 - Minnesota Regional FCC at DCTC (City Model and Presentation due)
Informational Zoom Session – September 8th @ 3:00 pm
Are you curious about the Minnesota Future City Competition? Want to learn what makes this national competition such a great experience for students? MN Future City Coordinator, Colleen Feller, offers informational Zoom sessions and provides a chance for you to ask questions. Sign upmore
Essay: 1,500 words to describe your city.
Model: Get creative and build one big model or produce multiple segments.
City Presentation: Share your city in a live presentation before a panel of STEM professionals.
City Q&A: Impress the judges with your team's amazing city!
Project Plan: Stay organized and on top of all of the details.more
2021-2022 Minnesota Future City Competition Standings:
- First place: Justice Page Middle School, team El Cusco Perdido - competed in the National FCC held virtually in February 2022 and was awarded the Excellence in Resilience Engineering Award.
- Second place: Scott Highlands Middle School, team Ny Eldfjalleyeyiya
- Third place: Mounds Park Academy, team Zenaida
- Honorable Mention: Black Hawk Middle School…
Congratulations to the 21 teams that competed at Dakota County Technical College on 1/22/22!
Black Hawk Middle School - Enki
Black Hawk Middle School - Zonn
Friendly Hills Middle School - Springville
Friendly Hills Middle School - Tanamu Town
Grandview Middle School - Clean Green City
Grandview Middle School - Pristine City
Justice Page Middle School - El Cusco Perdido