Student Competitions

Important Announcements

2023 ACI Student Chapter Award Winners

ACI is pleased to announce the 2023 Outstanding Student Chapter Award Winners. This program recognizes the achievement of outstanding student chapters whose activities align with ACI’s strategic goal to increase participating and add value for its members. Learn More.

2023 James Instrument Student Award Winner

Sangmin Lee, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is the winner of the 2023 James Instrument Student Award for Research in Nondestructive Testing (NDT) of Concrete. He will receive a $1500 cash prize and free registration to the 2024 ACI Concrete Convention.

Register for the ACI Concrete Convention (New Orleans)

The in-person student registration rate is $20 USD. However, students interested in attending virtually can register for the On-Demand Technical Sessions for FREE!

ACI Engineering Greatness Podcast

Hosted by the American Concrete Institute, each episode brings together pairs of young professionals in the concrete industry engaging for intimate conversations about their life and work. Get a glimpse into the fields of civil engineering and construction management and what it takes to have a successful career in the concrete industry. Learn More.

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 2024 Mortar Workability

Fall 2024 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.