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Heavy Winds and Rain Proved Too Much for UC’s Entry in the Concrete Canoe Competition


UC’s Student Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers hosted the 2005 Ohio Valley Regional Conference from March 31 through April 2.

Date: 4/5/2005 12:00:00 AM
By: Wendy Beckman
Phone: (513) 556-1826
Photos By: Civil and Environmental Engineering

UC ingot   On Friday, April 1, the surveying, concrete canoe and concrete Frisbee competitions were held at A. J. Jolly Park in southern Campbell County, Ky. If UC’s hopes sank, at least their canoe did not.
UC's canoe team was all smiles before the race.
UC's canoe team was all smiles before the race.

Approximately 250 college students attended from 12 schools representing Ohio, Kentucky and Pennsylvania.

 

Each heat was hotly contested, even though the weather did not cooperate.
Each heat was hotly contested, even though the weather did not cooperate.

 

Concrete Canoe Results:
1.  Western Kentucky University
2.  Youngstown State University
3.  Ohio State University

 

The UC surveying team.
It's difficult surveying while trying to warm your hands up in your pockets.

 

On Saturday, April 2, the steel bridge, technical paper and waste water competitions were held on the UC campus.

The UC steel bridge-building team.
The UC steel bridge-building team.

Steel Bridge Results:
1.  Western Kentucky University
2.  Ohio State University
3.  University of Pittsburgh

Read more about the conference and competitions

College of Engineering Web page