Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh)

Regional Coordinator: Carl Schwartz

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Welcome to the Pittsburgh Regional Future City Competition Site!

Online registration for the 2020 Pittsburgh Regional Competition is closed.  Send an email here to register.

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Future City Updates

Regional Competition Date - Saturday, February 13, 2021 - All Virtual

Future City is making some adaptations this season due to COVID-19 and uncertainty around the fall schedules of schools/organizations. This year, teams can work on their projects in-person or remotely, and competitions will take place online. Check out the details here.


Click here for more Resources for this year including the handbook

Living on the Moon

These are recommended sources to begin your team’s research:

Lunar Materials Utilization

What Would It Be Like to Live on the Moon?

The Moon Is Toxic


Lunar Regolith

Moondust, Radiation, and Low Gravity: The Health Risks of Living on the Moon

How to Build a City on the Moon

Establishing a Lunar Colony

Living on the Moon

How to build a Moon base

Making it on the Moon: Bootstrapping Lunar Industry

Dealing with trash on the Moon



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National Competition Finals:

DiscoverE provides the airfare and hotel accommodations for the five winning team members from each region. Team members are responsible for all additional expenses such as ground transportation and meals.


The National First Place team will win a trip to the U.S. Space Camp. Other prizes include scholarships, computers, and savings bonds. In addition, teams were eligible for special awards and recognition sponsored by engineering societies and other organizations.

The Pittsburgh Regional Competition is presented in cooperation with: