Boiler Tech Challenge

Boiler Tech Challenge 2019 will take place on Friday, April 5, 2019. Teams of students from area high schools will spend the day completing engineering and technology challenges; all hoping for the chance to win the Purdue Polytechnic Columbus Boilermaker Train Trophy! 
 

The theme for the 2019 challenge is Boiler Tech Challenge: Take Giant Leaps 

Purdue University is celebrating 150 years! At the heart of Purdue’s sesquicentennial campaign is the belief, “Whatever your pursuit, take Giant Leaps". To continue to celebrate the university's anniversary, each challenge will be focused on a “Giant Leap" associated with Purdue.
 

Registration for 2019 is now open. High schools interested in participating should contact Whitney Ramer at  wnramer@purdue.edu.


Current Participating Schools

  • Brown County High School
  • Columbus East High School
  • Columbus North High School
  • Columbus Signature Academy
  • Jennings County High School
  • North Decatur High School
  • South Dearborn High School
  • South Decatur High School

These high school teams will compete in a variety of engineering challenges designed to test their knowledge and skills. Challenges are listed below but details are not released until the day-of. 

 

Boiler Tech Challenge 2018 Winners: Brown County High School


 

Boiler Tech Challenge