Host school takes home the prize
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo wins the 2010 ASCE National Concrete Canoe Competition.
This is the first win for Cal Poly SLO, and they are the first host school to claim victory in the mentally and physically challenging competition.
The ASCE National Concrete Canoe Competition (NCCC) provides students with a practical application of the engineering principles they learn in the classroom, along with important team and project management skills they will need in their careers. The event challenges the students' knowledge, creativity and stamina, while showcasing the versatility and durability of concrete as a building material.
The winners of the ASCE National Concrete Canoe Competition are determined by compiling the team's total number of points from the academic and race portions of the competition. Academic scholarships totaling $9,000 are awarded to the winning teams' undergraduate civil engineering program.
Competition awards are distributed as follows:
1st place overall winner $5,000 scholarship & trophy
2nd place overall winner $2,500 scholarship & trophy
3rd place overall winner $1,500 scholarship & trophy
4th place overall winner commemorative plaque
5th place overall winner commemorative plaque
Special plaques are also awarded to the top team in the following individual categories:
Best design paper
Best oral presentation
Best final product
Men's slalom/endurance race
Women's slalom/endurance race
Men's sprint race
Women's sprint race
Spirit of Competition
Special plaques are also given in honor of:
R. John Craig - former ASCE Committee on Student Services member who was a driving force behind organization of the National Concrete Canoe Competition - to the team that has the fastest time in the coed race.