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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Question Regarding Loading Stage 22/10/2018 22:29 Dr. Tiwari, In "part c) Loading Stage" of the Execution section of the rules, do we only have 1 minute to pour… 1 2018-11-04 20:46:20
Question about the eligibility to GeoChallenge student competitions 10/10/2018 18:59 Are the student competitions available for those who are outside USA? Thanks. 1 2018-10-22 15:57:30
Entry and deadline 22/10/2018 04:49 Hello, where and how can our team enter into the the competition before the deadline.   thank you ! 1 2018-10-22 15:56:17
Natioal or International? 22/10/2018 06:25 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 15:46:07
Questions about GeoWall loading frame 09/10/2018 14:29 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 16:56:17
GeoChallenge 2019 Rules - GeoVideo 2019 and DIGGS 2019 Posted 09/10/2018 16:40 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 16:35 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 16:25 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 04:31 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 01:41:19
Changes of report design 15/03/2018 16:02 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 03:57 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 16:25 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 03:50:08
Geo-challenge finalists announced 07/02/2018 23:03 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 05:05 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 2018-02-07 22:50:09
Report Submission Date 19/01/2018 20:09 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 2018-01-19 21:06:26
Quetion about competetion 13/01/2018 15:58 What is the specific size of loading bucket? Base diameter and the height of the bucket? 1 2018-01-14 18:37:40
Quetions about competetion 13/01/2018 16:07 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 18:36:02
GeoWall 2018 Clarification 04/01/2018 19:10 Can a explicit definition of a wrapped face segmental MSE wall be provided? 1 2018-01-05 02:13:14
Geo-Prediction 2018 EOD Clarification 31/12/2017 01:28 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 18:59:42
Geo-Prediction 2018 Clarification 20/12/2017 00:24 Elevation at ground surface of piles as listed in the pile data tables are above and below the ground surface of borings… 1 2017-12-20 19:04:41
Geowall Competition Clarification 2018 13/12/2017 20:13 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 2017-12-13 20:23:56
Geo-Challenge 2018 Rules Clarifications 02/11/2017 00:33 Hello Dr. Tiwari, Will the steel loading frame be in place during construction or after the construction phase? … 1 2017-12-13 20:15:33
2018 Geowall Rules Clarification 12/12/2017 16:57 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 2017-12-13 20:00:24
GeoPredictions 27/11/2017 14:28 what is type of hammer used for spt? 3 2017-11-27 20:30:46
2018 GeoWall Rules 21/08/2017 19:08 Hello everyone, I had a quick question. When will the 2018 Competetion rules be Available? Thanks. 2 2017-09-19 04:47:49
Geo-challenge 2017 competition invitee institutions announced 07/02/2017 19:08 Dear all: Please find below the preliminary ranking for the national Geo-challenge 2017 competitions. This year?s Geo… 4 2017-03-10 23:57:12
Geo-challenge Student Activities Program Details 07/03/2017 00:41 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 17/09/2016 20:28 Dr. Tiwari, On our initial read we have some preliminary claifications that we would like. We have found no clarifica… 34 2017-02-27 21:57:04
2017 Geowall Rules 18/08/2016 00:45 Greetings everyone, I had a quick question. When will the 2017 Competetion rules be Available? Thanks. 13 2017-02-04 19:55:45
Sponsor 22/11/2016 19:45 Do you have a sponsorship program for 2017? 0 N/A
Geo-video 2017 Rules 22/09/2016 22:37 Dear all: Geo-video 2017 Rules are now posted. I wish you all a good luck! 0 N/A

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