University Programs

Regional Events

2019 SSBC National Finals. Photo Credit: Steve Buhman, New Leaf Studio

Over 200 universities are expected to participate in the 2020 AISC Student Steel Bridge Competition. Universities will compete in one of the 18 SSBC Regional Events, which are organized by Host Schools under the guidance of AISC. The winners of the SSBC- Regional Events, with the exception of Guest Teams, advance to the SSBC- National Finals hosted by Virginia Tech on May 22-23, 2020.

2020 Regional Events

The 18 Student Steel Bridge Competition Regional Events are organized by host schools under the guidance of AISC. The winners of the Regional Events, with the exception of Guest Teams, advance to the SSBC- National Finals hosted by Virginia Tech on May 22-23, 2020.

For planning, convenience, and team budgetary reasons, the 2020 Regional Events will largely follow the ASCE Student Conference dates and locations.  However, this was not possible in all cases, so please take special note when your region is announced below.  The 2020 Regional Event locations, dates will be posted as hosts are confirmed. All 18 regions will have a Regional Event.

CAROLINAS
Host: AISC - Columbia, SC
Dates: Saturday, April 4, 2020

DEEP SOUTH
Host: Jackson State University
Dates: April 2-4, 2020 

GREAT LAKES
Host: University of Wisconsin - Madison
Dates: April 2-4, 2020

METROPOLITAN
Host: New Jersey Institute of Technology
Dates: April 25, 2020

MID-ATLANTIC
Host: Pennsylvania State University
Dates: TBD

MID-CONTINENT
Host: University of Missouri - Columbia
Dates: April 18, 2020

MID-PACIFIC
Host: University of California, Berkeley
Dates: April 23-25, 2020

MIDWEST
Host: University of North Dakota
Dates: March 27-28, 2020

NEW ENGLAND
Host: Norwich University
Dates: TBD

NORTH CENTRAL
Host: TBD
Dates: TBD

OHIO VALLEY
Host: Western Kentucky University
Dates: Saturday, April 4, 2020

PACIFIC NORTHWEST
Host: AISC- Seattle, WA
Dates: April 16-19* DATE TBD. Will take place around ASCE Conference activities. 

PACIFIC SOUTHWEST
Host: California State University Fullerton
Dates: April 2-4, 2020

ROCKY MOUNTAIN
Host: Colorado School of Mines
Dates: Friday, April 3, 2020

SOUTHEAST
Host: University of Central Florida
Dates: March 12-13, 2020
Website: studentsteelbridge.org/southeast

TEXAS
Host: AISC- Arlington, Texas
Dates: March 8, 2020 * tentative

UPSTATE NEW YORK
Host: SUNY College of Technology at Canton
Dates: April 23-25, 2020

VIRGINIAS CONFERENCE
Host: West Virginia University
Dates: TBD