Launch Your Students' Future Today

Future City asks middle-school students to imagine, design, and build cities of the future. After four months of designing a virtual city (using SimCity), 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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Coach a Team

The team educator organizes the team(s), facilitates the student learning, and guides them through their project. Registration for 2016-2017 is now open at Future City.

Be a Mentor

Mentors add connections to real-life engineering experiences, serve as a technical coach, and help translate the academic to the real world of engineering. Learn more.

Serve as a Judge

Easy-to-use assessment tools (called rubrics) help judges evaluate work. Some judging can be done virtually, or judge the fun-filled one-day team presentation experience! Learn more.

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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