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About 200 volunteers from the Greater Philadelphia Area are needed to run the competition. Activities include working directly with the student teams, virtual judging of some competition elements prior to the competition day, judging at the competition, general tasks at the competition, and serving on the Steering Committee to help plan the competition.


Mentor: Work with a student team to build their model and prepare for the competition. We need engineers from all over the Philadelphia region to work with the students.
Virtual City Judge: Evaluate a slideshow presentation about each team's Virtual City (created with SimCity). The instructions for accessing and judging the presentations will be emailed to me and I will be available for judging in mid-Decemdber and judging will be completed by mid-January.
City Essay Judge: Evaluate a 1,500 word essay describing each team's city and response to the "Age-Friendly City" engineering challenge. The instructions for accessing and judging the essays will be emailed to me and I will not need to attend the competition. Essays will be available for judging in mid-December and judging will be completed by mid-January.
Preliminary Judge: I am available the morning of the competition and will also participate in a training conference call the week before the competition if I have not judged before.
Special Awards Evaluator: Select which teams meet the criteria for a Special Award on morning of the competition.
Competition Support: On the day of the competition and will do what ever task is needed.
Contact me next year: I will not be able to participate this year, but contact me next year for the competition.

Please click on the following link to fill out the Volunteer Form