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Spaghetti Bridge Building

Part of Provincial Engineering & Geoscience Week!

Spaghetti Bridge Competition

Grades K-12 | Individuals or teams

Students design and build trusses using only regular spaghetti and white or wood glue. We test it to destruction to see which truss withstands the most weight.

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Dates and Location

Monday, March 20, 2023 - In-person at Kildonan Place Mall, 1555 Regent Ave W.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 - In-person at Amber Trails Community School, 1575 Templeton Ave

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 - In-person at Bruce Middle School, 333 Booth Dr.

Thursday, March 23, 2023 - Virtual through Zoom (trusses dropped off by March 21 at Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba, 870 Pembina Highway)

Register Your Class Online Today! - Deadline: Friday, March 3, 2023

Questions? Want to sign up as an individual? Contact Events Coordinator Gemma at GKeatch@EngGeoMB.ca.


The Spaghetti Bridge Truss Strength Competition has been held annually in Manitoba since 1995 as a part of Provincial Engineering and Geoscience Week. It is a vehicle for celebrating and reminding Canadians of the importance of engineering to their lives and as a career choice.

Learn More > Competition Rules

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