2013-2014 Schedule

The Future City Competition is a national program sponsored by the engineering community to promote technological literacy and engineering to middle school students. The program fosters an interest in math, science, and engineering through hands-on, real world applications. The competition is open to all public, private and parochial schools. The national finals of the Future City Competition are a featured event during Engineers Week, February 16-18, 2014, with students from across the country competing in Washington, D.C.

The Arizona Regional Competition schedule is based on the same calendar as other regions in the United States. The winner of the Arizona Regional Competition will compete in the national finals in Washington, D.C. during National Engineers Week.

Major dates of the Arizona Regional Competition are below.
Materials must be submitted on or before the posted dates.

Activity / Location



School Registrations Due 
August 5, 2013 through October 21 Submit On-Line
Team Registration Deadline
October 21 Submit On-Line
Virtual City (SimCity) Design
Email to: arizona-region@cox.net 
Virtual City Design Due November 20 Submit Virtual City Design On-Line
Essay and Narrative Due
Email both to: arizona-region@cox.net
Friday, December 13 Submit on Internet.
Files must be provided in Microsoft Word format.
Physical City Models &
Expense Reports Due

Deliver to: Second Floor
Burton Barr Central Library
Confirmation of all deliverables including Expense Reports.
Saturday, January 18, 2014
9AM to 3PM
Burton Barr Central Library
1221 North Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85004
library web site
Models on Display
At: Burton Barr Central Library
1221 North Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ  85004
Sunday - Friday, January 19-24, 2014 Future City models on display at Burton Barr Central Library.

Model Judging takes place.
Regional Competition 
At: ASU Preparatory Academy- Phoenix 
735 East Fillmore Street
Phoenix, AZ 85006 (web site)
Saturday, January 25, 2014 Team Registration at 7:00 AM
Competition begins at 8:00 AM
Arizona Region Winning Team announced at 4:45 PM