Geo-Challenge

Geo-Challenge

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The official site for the joint Geo-Institute's student Geo-Challenge competition.  Teams wishing to compete should have a team representative create a GeoWorld and join the group.  All official information for the annual competition will be delivered through this site.  The Geo-Challenge competitions include Geo-Wall--A challenge to build a model mechancially stabilized earth wall Geo-Prediction--A challenge to accurately predict a geotechnical case history Geo-Video--A challenge to convey a geotechnical topic in a short video Geo-Poster--A challenge to showcase student research in geotechnical engineering topics through invited poster presentation


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Any updates on when 2023 rules will be released? 14/10/2022 02:41 Any updates on when 2023 rules will be released? 1 2022-10-18 02:28:56
Geo-Challenge 2023 Rules Announced 18/10/2022 02:28 Dear all, The 2023 National Geo-Challenge Student Competitions will be organized on March 27, 2023 during Geo-Congres… 0 N/A
GeoWall 2022 Design Report Deadline Extended 13/01/2022 22:53 Dear all, Several teams have contacted us asking for extensions on the GeoWall Design report. As such, we have decide… 0 N/A
Geo-Challenge 2022 Rules Announced 03/10/2021 18:50 Dear all, The National Geo-Challenge 2022 Student Competitions will be organized on March 21, 2022, during the Geo-Co… 2 2021-12-15 17:03:41
GeoWall 2021 event cancelled 11/01/2021 23:26 Dear students and faculty mentors, The Geo-Challenge Directors and the Geo-Institute have made the difficult decision… 0 N/A
ASCE Geo-Institute 2021 National Geo-challenge Student Competition Announced 01/12/2020 03:00 Dear Geo-Challenge Group members,   The GeoChallenge 2021 Rules have been posted at the Geo-Challenge Gr… 0 N/A
GeoWall 2021 Updates? 30/08/2020 01:39 How does COVID-19 impact the Geo-Challenge? Will there be a GeoWall competition at IFCEE in May 2021? 0 N/A
ASCE GI Geo-Challenge 2020 Student Competition Finalists Announced 13/01/2020 05:05 Dear all, On behalf of the competition directors (Matt Sleep, Dan VandenBerge, Dave Saftner, and Erik Jensen), it is … 0 N/A
Question concerning the invitation letter 27/12/2019 14:36 Hi, Dear organizers, i am one of the member of participants of geo-wall challenge to be held in next Feb. We are from… 1 2019-12-27 20:09:23
GeoWall Challenge 2020 27/09/2019 20:00 Hello members, Will there be a GeoWall competition in 2020?  If yes, when will rules be out? Best, Ca… 1 2019-10-04 09:17:03
Request for Reference 28/05/2019 07:58 Can anybody help me with the best reference for tunnels design available for download as PDF? 0 N/A
National Geo-Challenge 2019 Competitions Final Ranking 01/04/2019 05:14 Dear all: On behalf of the competition directors, I would like to thank you all for attending the national Geo-Challe… 0 N/A
Question Regarding Design Report Scores 13/03/2019 19:42 Good morning Dr. Tiwari! It has been almost a month since the 16 teams competing at nationals have been announced, and w… 1 2019-03-13 20:21:55
Student registration for Geo-Challenge Competitions 15/02/2019 18:18 Dear Geo-Challenge 2019 student competition invitees: I congratulate you for being invited to the competitive Geo-Cha… 1 2019-02-20 22:11:37
Geo-challenge 2019 Student Competition Invitee Teams Announced 09/02/2019 03:14 Dear all, On behalf of the competition directors, it is my great pleasure to announce the student team invitees for t… 0 N/A
Question Regarding Loading Stage 23/10/2018 02:29 Dr. Tiwari, In "part c) Loading Stage" of the Execution section of the rules, do we only have 1 minute to pour… 1 2018-11-05 01:46:20
Question about the eligibility to GeoChallenge student competitions 10/10/2018 22:59 Are the student competitions available for those who are outside USA? Thanks. 1 2018-10-22 19:57:30
Entry and deadline 22/10/2018 08:49 Hello, where and how can our team enter into the the competition before the deadline.   thank you ! 1 2018-10-22 19:56:17
Natioal or International? 22/10/2018 10:25 Hi I know this question has been asked many times. But we still have don't know the answer. Are we able to atte… 1 2018-10-22 19:46:07
Questions about GeoWall loading frame 09/10/2018 18:29 1. What are the dimensions (length, width, height) of the hardwood impact block used for the third load case? 2. Plea… 1 2018-10-09 20:56:17
GeoChallenge 2019 Rules - GeoVideo 2019 and DIGGS 2019 Posted 09/10/2018 20:40 Dear students/faculty advisors: I have just uploaded the competition rules for GeoVideo 2019 and our new student comp… 0 N/A
GeoChallenge 2019 Competition Rules links 01/10/2018 20:35 Dear all: It is my great pleasure to inform you that rules for this year's Geo-challenge Competitions, to be orga… 0 N/A
GeoChallenge 2019 Rules Posted 01/10/2018 20:25 Dear Geo-Challenge Group members, The GeoChallenge 2019 Rules have been posted at the GeoWorld Webpage. GeoVideo 2019… 0 N/A
GeoWall 2019 23/09/2018 08:31 Dear all members, Are we still going to have GeoWall competition in 2019?  If yes, when will we receive the rule… 1 2018-09-28 05:41:19
Changes of report design 15/03/2018 20:02 If our team change the design of wall,is there any other penalty except the weight of wall and the length of kraft … 0 N/A
Geo-challenge 2018 Final Ranking 15/03/2018 07:57 On behalf of the National Geo-challenge 2018 Directors , I would like to thank all students, faculty mentors, and audien… 0 N/A
The length of kraft paper 14/03/2018 20:25 After reading the latest file,we want to know that if a whole roll of kraft paper will be given to each group or only th… 1 2018-03-15 07:50:08
Geo-challenge finalists announced 08/02/2018 04:03 The Geo-challenge finalists have been announced. Due to conference logistic issues, we had to reduce the number of teams… 0 N/A
2018 GeoWall Question 07/02/2018 10:05 We understand that tape is not allowed to be used on the wall, but are we allowed to use tape to hold our templates in p… 1 2018-02-08 03:50:09
Report Submission Date 20/01/2018 01:09 Why is the final design report due over the holiday break? Why are teams asking what a wrapped face wall is after the da… 1 2018-01-20 02:06:26
Quetion about competetion 13/01/2018 20:58 What is the specific size of loading bucket? Base diameter and the height of the bucket? 1 2018-01-14 23:37:40
Quetions about competetion 13/01/2018 21:07 Can we use loading frame made by oueselves? And, is there any requirements of pvc pipes?For example,the colour of pipes?… 1 2018-01-14 23:36:02
GeoWall 2018 Clarification 05/01/2018 00:10 Can a explicit definition of a wrapped face segmental MSE wall be provided? 1 2018-01-05 07:13:14
Geo-Prediction 2018 EOD Clarification 31/12/2017 06:28 How was the EOD capacity determined? From the project description it is unclear if a static load test was performed at E… 1 2017-12-31 23:59:42
Geo-Prediction 2018 Clarification 20/12/2017 05:24 Elevation at ground surface of piles as listed in the pile data tables are above and below the ground surface of borings… 1 2017-12-21 00:04:41
Geowall Competition Clarification 2018 14/12/2017 01:13 Hello everyone, Does anyone know whether or not the load frame will be provided or if we have to bring our own to the… 1 2017-12-14 01:23:56
Geo-Challenge 2018 Rules Clarifications 02/11/2017 04:33 Hello Dr. Tiwari, Will the steel loading frame be in place during construction or after the construction phase? … 1 2017-12-14 01:15:33
2018 Geowall Rules Clarification 12/12/2017 21:57 Dr. Tiwari, Are the wooden pile guides supposed to be attached to the base of the box in a certain way? ie. Are they … 1 2017-12-14 01:00:24
GeoPredictions 27/11/2017 19:28 what is type of hammer used for spt? 3 2017-11-28 01:30:46
2018 GeoWall Rules 21/08/2017 23:08 Hello everyone, I had a quick question. When will the 2018 Competetion rules be Available? Thanks. 2 2017-09-19 08:47:49
Geo-challenge 2017 competition invitee institutions announced 08/02/2017 00:08 Dear all: Please find below the preliminary ranking for the national Geo-challenge 2017 competitions. This year?s Geo… 4 2017-03-11 04:57:12
Geo-challenge Student Activities Program Details 07/03/2017 05:41 Dear all: We are looking forward to seeing you all in Orlando next week. Please note the following last minute items … 0 N/A
GeoWall 2017 Rules Claifications 18/09/2016 00:28 Dr. Tiwari, On our initial read we have some preliminary claifications that we would like. We have found no clarifica… 34 2017-02-28 02:57:04
2017 Geowall Rules 18/08/2016 04:45 Greetings everyone, I had a quick question. When will the 2017 Competetion rules be Available? Thanks. 13 2017-02-05 00:55:45
Sponsor 23/11/2016 00:45 Do you have a sponsorship program for 2017? 0 N/A
Geo-video 2017 Rules 23/09/2016 02:37 Dear all: Geo-video 2017 Rules are now posted. I wish you all a good luck! 0 N/A

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