Open An UmbrellaLocation
St. Ansgar High School
206 East 8th street
St. Ansgar, Iowa 50472, United StatesDate & Time
Monday, February 22, 2016
Setup Time: 8:00 AM
Start Time: 12:30 PMCoordinatorDevin Schwiesow
Science Teacher641-425-7552Registration Fee
$ 150Registration Deadline
Friday, January 29, 2016Details
Limited to 16 teams.
This event is open to the public.
During the contest, 16 high school teams from across Iowa will demonstrate machines that open an umbrella in a minimum of 20 steps to a maximum of 75 steps. Teams and their machines are judged on a range of criteria from absurd complexity, reliability, team chemistry, creativity, humor and story-telling -- along with the successful achievement of the task at hand. This will be the FIRST Official RUBE GOLDBERG contest in Iowa...get registered today!
Machines must fit through a doorway that is 75" wide X 80" high, this is reduced from national requirements due to space limitations. Once in the door, national requirements are allowed.