Future City Competition is focused on tackling challenges of our infrastructure and natural resources. Because New Mexico's ecosystem, climate, and culture are so diverse and unique, growing the next generation of innovators requires not only creative minds, but also teamwork, planning, and communication skills.
Now you have chosen to participate in the New Mexico Future City Competition, come and join us to learn about it in this workshop. Food & Drinks will be provided!
Topics to be covered:
•What is Future City Competition?
•What is your role?
•Learn about 2018-19 theme
•How to prepare for the Regional Finals
•How to get help
WHEN: 4:30-6pm Thursday, August 30, 2018
WHERE: George Pearl Hall, RmP104
School of Architecture & Planning,…more
2018 New Mexico Future City Competition Award List.
KQRE News 13 Video Link:more
2018 New Mexico Regional Award List.more
Vida Sana from Annunciation Catholic is the winner of this year's Regional Finals.more
Educator Training Workshop
WHEN: 4-6pm Wednesday, August 30, 2017
WHERE: George Pearl Hall, RmP135 – School of Architecture & Planning, UNM
RSVP: Bill Kwan or Jared Gearhart firstname.lastname@example.org
Mentor Training Woskshop
WHEN: 5-7pm Tuesday, September 12, 2017
WHERE: George Pearl Hall, Rm217 – School of Architecture & Planning, UNM
RSVP: Bill Kwan or Jared Gearhart email@example.com
UNM School of Architecture & Planning (http://saap.unm.edu) will graciously host our 2016-17 Regional Finals!
New Mexico Final will take place on January 14, 2017 in the School, which will greatly expand the available capacity for the teams.
The students will be immersed in the collegiate environment on the camput of University of New Mexico.more
Delta City is the winner of 2016 New Mexico Regional Competition. The winning team, along with other two teams from Annunciation School, won top three places at New Mexico Future City Competition held on January 16 at the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. The fourth and fifth places were awarded to Albuquerque Academy teams. A total of seventeen teams competed at the Museum. Nineteen other Special Awards were awarded during this year's competition.
First Place - Delta City (Annunciation School)
Second Place - 4 R Future (Annunciation School)…more
The New Mexico Future City Competition will take place on January 16th, 2016 starting at 8:30am. There will be 20 teams from central and northern New Mexico participating at the 2016 competition. Please come and experience the visions of our Future City through the lens of our 6th-8th graders.more
The 3rd New Mexico Regional Competition will take place on January 16, 2016. This year's theme, Waste not, Want not, challenges our minds to create solutions to one of most important problems in city management, solid waste. Get ready for an exciting and adventurous year. Register now on the website. It is free to participate. Need help getting started? Join in on one of three WebEx information sessions scheduled on Sundays starting 9/13 @2pm. Check our Calendar for more information.more
As a newly established region, the New Mexico Future City Competition will encourage and broaden its participation base by promoting New Mexico-only organizations. These include public & private schools, special education programs, home-schools, charter schools, and after school programs. As such, it will not accept registrants from organizations based outside New Mexico State.more
Nos Deleitamos is New Mexico's 2015 Future City Competition Winner! Led by Deer Creek Middle School from Littleton, CO, the team will represent New Mexico region to compete in the National Future City Competition.
23 teams competed in New Mexico Regional Finals on January 24, 2015 at the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History.
2nd Place - Tom Kosmo Mas Mazi, Deer Creek Middle School
3rd Place - LYNX, Albuquerque Academy
4th Place - Alpha City, Annunciation School
5th Place - Hydroptics, Annunciation School
People's Choice Award - Pallet…more
New Mexico Regional Finals will take place on Saturday, January 24th at the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History. Please join us for a fun and exciting day. View the Physical Models of our future cities from 24 teams in 13 different middle schools throughout New Mexico. We will also have one Colorado school joining us for the Regional Finals. See you soon!more
The 2015 New Mexico Regional Competition is open for registration. There will be one information session in August and one in September. Please check the calendar for details.more
Twenty-two teams competed for New Mexico's first Regional Title at the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History on January 25th, 2014. Xenex City from Albuquerque Academy took first place in the competition. The team will represent New Mexico to the National Competition in Washington DC from February 15 to February 18. Both second and third places were won by two teams from the Annunciation School: Hello City and City City. Fourteen other Regional Awards were also selected.
- Best Land Surveying Practices: Gotham City (Jimmy Carter…
Dear FCC New Mexico Teachers,
The Competition Management System (CMS) where you register initially is the official location where you can upload your forms and files. There are instructions on how you do this on the resources page of the website.
click on “How to Load your Deliverables to the CMS” & view the Webinar
click on “Instructions for Loading the Virtual City to the CMS” only if you are using a internet-based SimCity tool. (This does not apply to most of you…more
12/20/2013 Submission of Virtual City Design
12/20/2013 Submission of Research Essay
12/20/2013 Submission of City Narrative
01/25/2014 Team Presenation (Competition Day)more
This year's Virtual City Model design will be conducted from PC version SimCity 4. No internet connection or cloud platform should be required for this version of the software. This is an option for New Mexico in order to accommodate schools/organizations that may have slow internet connection. Information about how to use the software, please check out the SimCity4 documentation and webinar at http://futurecity.org/all-resources. Note that Virtual City Design does NOT have to be related to…more
The New Mexico Regional Competition is an unique opportunity for middle school children to combine skills in engineering, environmental science, and art to create a vision for the future. Exercising your imagination and sharing your ideas are not only fun but essential for ensuring sustainable growth for our communities.
Vision: New Mexico Regional Competition is established to promote positive learnings through teamwork, creative writing, computer modeling, resource planning, and art for middle school children.