Launch Your Students' Future Today

Future City challenges middle-school students to imagine, research, design, and build cities of the future. After four months of learning how to build a city, researching, designing, and writing up their solution to a city-wide issue and building a scale model of their city, teams will present their vision to a panel of judges. After the competition is over, student participants are not only prepared to be citizens of today’s complex and technical world - they are poised to become the drivers of tomorrow. 

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Lead a Team

Educators (classroom and after-school leaders) guide teams through the transformative Future City program. We offer many resources to help you and your team succeed! Learn more about the educator's role here and register for the 2019-2020 competition!

Be a Mentor

Mentors share their engineering and technical experience, act as a coach and leave a lasting impression on the young team members, and help translate academic concepts to the real world of engineering. Learn more.

Serve as a Judge

Judges help determine winning teams using assessment tools called rubrics. Remote and in-person opportunities are available across the country. Learn more about this inspiring opportunity.

Volunteer at a Competition

Volunteers assist with all aspects of the regional competitions including team check-in, awards and gifts distribution, time keeping, and other logistical requirements. Learn more.

Serve on a Regional Committee

The local committees are the backbone of Future City. Technical and non-technical volunteers welcome! Learn more. 

Sponsor a Team

Sponsors are integral to the continued success of Future City. You can choose to sponsor a specific region, a team, or a Special Award at Finals.  Learn more.

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Training

Learn effective ways to
present engineering.

Resources

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Activities & Videos

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