Discontinued Competitions

The following ACI competitions have been discontinued.

ACI Art of Concrete Competition

The Art of Concrete Student Competition challenged students to explore the artistic nature of concrete and display its many varieties of form, function, and beauty. The challenge was to produce a work of art that exemplifies the central theme—The Art of Concrete. Entries were accepted in the form of sculptures, paintings, drawings, photographs, or scale models.

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ACI Concrete Construction Competition

This competition was open to all Undergraduate Students attending a university, college, or technical school (hereafter referred to as university). Students of Construction Engineering, Construction Management, and Construction Technology programs were especially encouraged to apply. Requests for Proposals were comprised anything that a Project Manager or Field Engineer may face on a concrete construction project.

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ACI Concrete Projects Competition

These projects included computer programs, term papers, student activities, senior design projects, and/or special projects. The project was reported in the form of a paper or presentation. The work contained a Problem Statement or Statement of Research Significance, a Conclusion, and a List of References.

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ACI Concrete Cylinder competition

The objective of this competition was to produce concrete cylinders with an average compressive strength of 7,000 psi (48.3 Mpa) and a saturated surface-dry density of 150 lb/ft3 (2.39 kg/l) with the highest cementitious efficiency and the lowest cost, and to write a report explaining the design and production process.

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ACI Concrete Cube Competition

Students produced a concrete cube that achieved, as closely as possible, a target design strength of 50 MPa and a target mass of 270 grams per cube.

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ACI Egg Protection Device Competition

The objective of this competition was to design and build the highest-impact-load resistant plain or reinforced concrete Egg Protection Device (EPD). Learn and report on concrete’s sustainable benefits related to durability, impact resistance, and other real-life aspects which an EPD simulates.

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