Center for Infrastructure, Energy, and Space Testing
Concrete Canoe Competition 2017
Published: Oct. 18, 2017
Participants: American Society of Civil Engineers student chapter
Summary: ASCE student chapters have designed and raced concrete canoes in the National Concrete Canoe Competition since the early 1970s. The competition objectives include providing hands-on experience with concrete mix designs and increasing awareness of the wide application and versatility of concrete. Students often work in CIEST concrete prep room to make the canoe. The 2017 competition took place at the University of Utah.
Two students cut Styrofoam to make the mold for the concrete canoe.
Students transporting the canoe to the competition.