Regional Coordinator: Colleen Feller

Tune in! 2021 National Future City Awards Celebration: April 7 at 12pm CST

Team Skyward City from Roseville Area Middle School is in the running!

Watch the top Future City teams compete for the title of 2021 Champions! Join us on Wednesday, April 7 at 12pm CST as we kick off the Finals with our virtual parade of teams from around the world. Then sit back and be inspired by the teams’ creative solutions to this year’s challenge to design a city on the moon. Check out our promo to learn why you can't miss this exciting virtual event: https://youtu.be/J7NRfjNDKqE RSVP at bit.ly/RSVPFutureCity2021 to get email reminders. Tune in live at FutureCity.org

March 29, 2021

Tune in! Future City Video Series

Future City has launched a brand-new video series, thanks to generous support from the United Engineering Foundation. This six-part web series follows the journeys of three teams as they imagine, design, and create their cities for this year's theme "Living on the Moon." Tune in and catch all of the behind the scenes fun as this year's teams prepare for the 2021 Future City Competition while also hearing exclusive talks with STEM professionals in the field! Watch the first three episodes at …

February 27, 2021

Congratulations to the 19 teams that completed the 21st annual (and 1st virtual) Minnesota Future City Competition. You did an amazing job!

  • Black Hawk Middle School - Emporia
  • Friendly Hills MS - Lunar City
  • Friendly Hills MS - Moontropolis
  • Grandview MS - New Preary
  • Grandview MS - Preary Crater
  • Justice Page MS - Civitas Stellas
  • Justice Page MS - Sol Latet
  • Justice Page MS - Stella Cadente
  • Mounds Park Academy - Little Prince Crater
  • Mounds Park Academy - Liyu Aleti
  • Mounds…
November 10, 2020

The Future City "Resources" web page is the source for rubrics, templates, rules, research ideas, recorded webinars, activities, and best practices: https://futurecity.org/resources


October 26, 2020

This opportunity is an informal conversation where teachers can pose questions and share best practices. The meeting will be recorded and made available to registrants afterwards. It is scheduled for one hour (though feel free to attend for as much or as little as you like).

When: Nov 5, 2020 - 4:30pm CST

Register in advance for this meeting:


October 26, 2020

The Essay theme webinar from October 20 is now available to view.


October 2, 2020

Future City HQ’s annual webinar will take place Tuesday October 20th from 4:00pm-5:00pm (Eastern). It will feature a panel of experts discussing topics related to the 2020-2021 Living on the Moon challenge, and your students will have the chance to ask questions.

Register here or copy and paste the link below.

  • All are welcome to attend this webinar!
  • Please share this registration link with your team members!
  • For those who cannot attend the webinar…
September 24, 2020
  • November 23, 2020 – City Essay due
  • December 14, 2020 – Model Slideshow due
  • January 15, 2021 – Recorded Presentation due
  • January 25 to February 18, 2021 – Timeframe when live Q & A judging and special award judging will occur
  • February 23, 2021 – First Place Team announced
  • April 2021 - National Finals
July 15, 2020

The dream of living on the Moon has inspired humanity for eons. Artists, writers, scientists, engineers, futurists and many others have vividly imagined what a thriving city on the lunar surface might look like.

Today, the challenges of sustained lunar living, while immense, are within our grasp to conceive of and plan for. With the tantalizing concept of permanent human life on the Moon closer than ever to becoming a reality, the award-winning Future City® Competition, now in its 29th year, announces Living on the Moon, the 2020-21 theme for its project-…

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…