ITEEA 2017 Conference

TEECA Competitive Events

Technology and Engineering Education Collegiate Association

TEECA 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. 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. Click here to see full competition descriptions and additional information on the TEECA Competition web page.

SPONSORSHIPS are still available for some TEECA Competitive Events. For details on available sponsorships, call ITEEA at (703)860-2100 or email

Conferences Agenda
March 15, 2017
08:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Technology Challenge
A quiz-bowl type of competition between TEECA-affiliated chapters, with questions related to technology and professional education topics.
March 16, 2017
08:00 AM – 03:30 PM
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.
March 16, 2017
01:00 PM – 02:45 PM
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 16, 2017
04:00 PM – 05:30 PM
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. 
March 16, 2017
04:00 PM – 07:00 PM
Teaching Lesson
The TEECA Teaching Lesson Contest evaluates how well an individual or pair of students teach others about a technological topic. 
March 16, 2017
06:00 PM – 09:00 PM
The teams design, document, fabricate, and implement a continuous manufacturing system to produce an assigned product.
March 17, 2017
10:00 AM – 04:00 PM
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
March 17, 2017
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Problem Solving
The teams design, document, and solve a unique and complex engineering problem.