Registration prior to the event is required. Each school must submit 1 participation form, full payment, and a photo release/dietary needs form for each guest by March 13, 2015. 


Mailing Address:
Andrew Brunni
Purdue Polytechnic Institute at Columbus
4444 Kelly St
Columbus, IN 47203

Fax: 812-348-2016

Participation Requirements

  • Each student must participate on a team.
  • Each school should limit registration to two teams of 4 students each per event.
  • Teams may consist of students enrolled in any STEM class.
  • Events will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.  If an event reaches maximum enrollment, we reserve the right to assign alternate events.
  • Rock It challenge must be completed by a team of women only.
  • Multiple teams from the same school, competing in the same challenge, will be given an aggregated score.

Participation Fee 

The registration fee is $20.00 per student and $15.00 per adult each.  The fee includes refreshments, lunch, a t-shirt, and all supplies and materials.  

There will be a limited number of student scholarships available for Boiler Tech Challenge. Contact Whitney Ramer at or 812-348-2027 for more information.

Preparing for the Event

  • Select student teams and match the teams to the events. Advance preparation is not required.
  • Collect registration fees from each participant.
  • Submit participation forms, payment, and photo release/dietary needs forms by March 13.
  • Arrange field trip details and transportation with your school corporation.
  • Arrive at Columbus Learning Center between 7:40-8:00am.  - Be ready for a full day of excitement, challenge, and new experiences.


If additional information is needed, please email or call (812) 348-2027.