Student Competitions

Open Competitions

FRC Bowling Ball Competition - OPEN

The objective of this competition is to demonstrate the behavior of fiber reinforcement within concrete, to gain experience in forming and fabricating a fiber-reinforced concrete element, and to encourage creativity with compliance in engineering design and analysis. The competition is scheduled for Sunday, March 27, 2022, during the spring ACI Concrete Convention in Orlando, FL, USA.

ACI-James Instruments Student Paper Award for Research on NDT of Concrete - OPEN

Applications are invited for the 2021 ACI-James Instruments Student Paper Award for Research on NDT of Concrete for original research on nondestructive testing of concrete. The award is sponsored by James Instruments, Inc., a Chicago-based manufacturer and distributor of NDT systems, and will be given by ACI Committee 228, Nondestructive Testing. Papers must be submitted to Dirk Heidbrink by December 2, 2021, for a chance to win a cash prize of $1,500.

Important Announcements

2021 Eco Concrete Competition Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the Eco Concrete Competition! A total of 13 international teams participated in the event held during the Fall 2021 ACI Virtual Concrete Convention.

General Competition Information

English Student Competition Instructional PowerPoint.

Spanish Student Competition Instructional PowerPoint.

Student Competition Questions

Please contact:

Rachel Belcher
American Concrete Institute
38800 Country Club Drive
Farmington Hills, MI 48331
Fax: +1.248.848.3701

Future Competitions

Spring 2022
FRC Bowling Ball

Fall 2022
Pervious Concrete Cylinder

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About ACI Student Competitions

ACI's nationally recognized student competitions, offered in cooperation with the ACI Student Activities Committee, give students the opportunity to participate in interesting and educational concrete projects.

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