ITEEA 2016 Conference

TEECA Competitive Events

TEECA (Technology and Engineering Education Collegiate Association) is the single largest body of preservice technology and engineering teachers in the nation. TEECA is well-represented at the ITEEA Annual Conference, with over 20 universities participating annually, as well as over 300 preservice teachers, faculty advisors, and other state education officers from around the nation in attendance. Currently, TEECA hosts a number of competitions at the ITEEA Annual Conference and holds an awards banquet on Thursday evening to celebrate and award the winners.

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Conferences Agenda
March 1, 2016
08:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Annapolis 2
Technology Challenge
A quiz-bowl type of competition between TEECA-affiliated chapters, with questions related to technology and professional education topics.

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March 2, 2016
08:00 AM – 03:30 PM
Prince George's Exhibit Hall AB
VEX Robotics
Participants design, fabricate, test, and demonstrate the use of a VEX robot to complete a task. Following the demonstration, participants will give a brief presentation relating to the design of their robot. Final competitions will be held from 1:00pm- 2:45pm.

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March 2, 2016
01:00 PM – 02:45 PM
Prince George's Exhibit Hall AB
Transportation
The TEECA Transportation Contest is about conceptualizing, designing, and constructing a transportation device or craft for optimal efficiency. The contest has several variations and involves concepts associated with air, land, sea, space, and/or intermodal transportation. Participants will ...
March 2, 2016
04:00 PM – 07:00 PM
Presidential Boardroom
Teaching Lesson
The TEECA Teaching Lesson Contest evaluates how well an individual or pair of students teach others about a technological topic.

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March 2, 2016
04:00 PM – 05:30 PM
Prince George's Exhibit Hall AB
Educational Display Contest
Requires an individual or small team to complete research on a topic of technological significance selected annually by TEECA and then to present the research by designing an educational display. This will be held in conjunction with the ITEEA STEM Showcase.

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March 2, 2016
06:00 PM – 09:00 PM
Annapolis 3
Manufacturing
The teams design, document, fabricate, and implement a continuous manufacturing system to produce an assigned product.

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March 3, 2016
10:00 AM – 04:00 PM
Prince George's Exhibit Hall AB
Communication Turn-In
Teams plan and produce a short video on a topic related to the conference. The videos will be shared during the Awards Dinner. All video entries for the TEECA Communications Contest must be turned in at the time and location specified in the Challenge.

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March 3, 2016
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Prince George's Exhibit Hall AB
Problem Solving
The teams design, document, and solve a unique and complex engineering problem.

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