Virtual City

Not Required for 2021!

No longer a required deliverable. Teams can use SimCity as an educational tool (codes will be provided) but nothing is submitted or scored.

City Essay

No Change

Design a lunar city and provide examples of how your city uses two Moon resources to keep your citizens safe and healthy.

City Model

Updated for 2021!

Teams build a physical model of their future city (to scale) using recycled materials. Teams may create a single model OR multiple model segments. Then using the provided template, teams will submit a PDF slideshow containing photos and accompanying descriptions of their model prior to the Regional Competition.

City Video Presentations

Updated for 2021!

Teams record a 7-minute video presentation about their city. The recorded video is due prior to the virtual Regional Competition and the question-and-answer session will be separate

City Q&A

New for 2021!

No longer part of the City Presentation, the City Q&A has its own rubric this year. In order to maintain the interaction between students and professionals that makes Future City so special, teams will have an expanded 10-minute question-and-answer session with judges from the engineering, technical, and city design fields. Sessions will be conducted live via a video conferencing platform and scheduled by your Regional Coordinator.

Project Plan

No Changes

Teams complete a project plan to help them plan and organize their project.

Additional Information

2021 Competition Updates

Check out 2021 Competition Updates for more details