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Competition Checklist

CHECKLIST

(For day of Competition)

o   Balsa wood kit-provided by the Summit County Engineer's Office

o   Glue (Non-foaming)

o   Matchbook or Hotwheels type test car

o   Protective eyewear

o   Pre-approved construction plan/sketch

o   Tools for fabrication and assembly

o   Rules Compliance

o   Materials must be from supplied wood kits

o   Bridge must be constructed on-site by student team

o   Advisors may not assist with construction or assembly of bridge

o   Only registered team members may be at the building tables during construction

o   All construction must be completed during 3-hour time period

o   Bridges must use two inch wide roadbed supplied with kit

o   Matchbook or Hotwheels toy car must pass completely across the bridge

o   The bridge may not be coated with paint, tape, stain, varnish or adhesive

o   Excess glue must be removed

o   Comply with layering, laminating and blocking (spacer block) rules

o   Prototype bridges are not permitted on-site

o   Make sure you are able to load a 2’ round load plate with a ¼’ diameter eyebolt to be inserted through the mid-point of the bridge