Upcoming Student Competitions

PCI Big Beam Competition

The PCI Student Education Committee is inviting entries from faculty team advisors to participate in the Engineering Student Design (Big Beam) Competition for the 2023-24 academic year. Each student team must work with a PCI Producer Member to build a precast/prestressed concrete beam that is 20 ft long. The beams will be tested and prizes awarded for best performance in the stated areas. Students must discuss both the structural design and the concrete mixture proportions for the beam.

2023-2024 Big Beam Rules
(Adobe PDF File)

Previous Competitions

The PCI Big Beam competition archives are posted on YouTube! View the video entries of previous year’s team by clicking here.

Engineering Student (Big Beam) Competition

Previous Big Beam Winners by Year

Thank You

The PCI Big Beam Competition would not be possible if not for the generous sponsorship of ASPIRE magazine and ALP Supply. Thank you!

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