Regional Coordinator: Colleen Feller

Minnesota Regional Competition

Registration is open for the 2020-2021 Future City Competition!

This year's theme will be out of this world, as teams imagine, design, and create a future city on the Moon!

Congratulations to Justice Page Middle School, team Nuova Venezia! Minnesota's first place team won a special award at the 2020 FCC Nationals in Washington, DC for "Most Sustainable Environmental Practices."

Justice Page-special award-on stage.jpg


January 22, 2020

Congratulations to the top 5 teams from the 2020 MN Future City Competition:

First Place - Justice Page Middle School, Nuova Venezia

Second Place - Dodge Middle School, Kawaakari

Third Place - New London-Spicer Middle School, Wai Ma

Honorable Mention - Scott Highlands Middle School, Ongaku No Machi

Honorable Mention - Mounds Park Academy, Cote Nouvelle

January 22, 2020

Congratulations to all students, teachers, and mentors from the following schools who participated in the 2020 MN Future City Competition!

Black Hawk Middle School

Boeckman Middle School 

Cloquet Middle School                      

DaVinci Academy of Arts and Science

Dodge Middle School         

Faithful Shepherd Catholic School

Fillmore Central Middle School       

Friendly Hills Middle School             

Grandview Middle School

Hmong Prep Academy

Justice Page Middle School    

Kenyon-Wanamingo Middle…

October 23, 2019

NEW this year! Educators are invited to nominate the FCC Alum of the year. The winner will be invited to speak and participate in the FCC Finals in Washington, DC in February 2020.

Nominations are due by November 30, 2019.

Contact Colleen for the nomination form. colleen.feller@metroecsu.org


October 23, 2019

FCC's third annual Eye on Engineering webinar for students will be taking place Tuesday, November 12, 2019 from 3:00-4:00pm (CST). This is a great opportunity for team members to hear from real-world STEM professionals about various aspects of engineering and related fields.

Sign up for the webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/815652212714192396

September 18, 2019

An invitation to attend these webinars will be emailed to registered teachers and mentors.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 3:00pm (CST) is the Theme Webinar. Speakers will be professionals in the field of clean drinking water/supply.

This webinar is for the whole team (and anyone else who’s interested).


Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 3:00pm (CST) is the first ever Mentor Best Practices and Advice webinar where experienced mentors share their insights and offer recommendations.


September 4, 2019

Registration is now open for the 2019 Future City Educator Best Practices and Advice Webinar (Sep. 16th at 3:00pm CST)

Click here or use the URL below to sign up today!


This webinar is for both prospective and returning Future City educators, to hear from experienced teachers about competition tips & tricks, best…

July 15, 2019

2019-2020 Minnesota Future City Competition

Project due dates

Instructions on how to submit deliverables online.

November 22, 2019:

June 17, 2019

The 2019-2020 Future City theme is Clean Water: Tap Into Tomorrow.

We turn on the faucet and clean water flows. Most of us don’t give it much thought. But for civil engineers, urban planners, developers, and other professionals, maintaining a reliable water supply takes expertise, planning and constant vigilance. A water-resilient city must be prepared to address a wide range of risks, including drought, flooding, population change, natural and man-made disasters and economic recession.

The teams’ challenge: Choose a threat to…

January 23, 2019

48 teams competed in the Minnesota Future City Competition on January 19, 2019 at Dakota County Technical College.

Check out photos from the day

First place: Justice Page Middle School (Minneapolis) - The Lost Phoenix

Second place: Dodge Middle School (Farmington) - Elysian

Third place: Scott Highlands Middle School (Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan) - Sin Kuren No Toshi