THE COMPETITIONThe Ryerson Engineering Competition is an annual gathering of the best and brightest engineering students at Ryerson! Through seven different competitions, students will be challenged in the fields of innovation, design and communications. The very best Ryerson students will move on to the Ontario Engineering Competition, and have a chance to advance to the Canadian Engineering Competition!
Days Until Competition Starts
CompetitionsEveryone has the chance to compete in 8 different competitions, depending on your year. But pick carefully, as you can only compete in one per year.
You'll be given a real-world problem and must develop a practical solution. Under a limited amount of time and with limited materials, you must fabricate a prototype and present it to the judges. You must be in the first two years of your degree programs.
You must identify a technological process or issue, form an opinion about it, thoroughly and clearly explain the process or issue to an audience not specializing in their field, and present strong arguments to support your viewpoint
You are encouraged to use creativity and innovation in order to redesign an existing product or process either to improve its functionality or to adapt it for a completely new purpose. You will be judged based on functionality, practicality, feasibility, and marketability.
You'll be given a real-world problem and must develop a practical solution. Under a limited amount of time and with limited materials, you must fabricate a prototype and present it to the judges. You must be in the last two years of your degree programs
You are given a real-world problem that affects our world today. You'll then need to develop a solution, and convince the panel of judges that your solution is optimal and practical.
Engineers are often required to evaluate and argue for or against a proposal on short notice. In this category, you will defend or refute a previously undisclosed resolution using the format of parliamentary debate.
You will combine your creativity and knowledge to develop a new product or service that will fulfill a need or to improve an old design. You'll then present a high-quality display to the judges.
You will be challenged to make an industry-quality software to solve a given problem. The software will be presented to the judges for evaluation