Regional Coordinator: Colleen Feller

News & Updates

October 27, 2021
  • Project Plan Part 1: Set goals - November 2, 2021
  • Project Plan Part 2: Create a schedule - November 2, 2021
  • City Essay - December 13, 2021
  • City Model Slideshow - January 7, 2022
  • City Video Presentation - January 13, 2022
  • Project Plan Part 3: Conduct check-ins -January 13, 2022
  • Project Plan Part 4: Reflect on project -January 20, 2022
  • City Live Q&A: hopefully in-person on January 22, 2022 at Dakota County Technical College in Rosemount
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