"ConcreteCanoe.org"

Disclaimer: This website has been built and is maintained by Team UAH..  the University of Alabama in Huntsville's concrete canoe team.   ConcreteCanoe.org is not an official or sanctioned website of the National Concrete Canoe Competition.  Visitors are directed to the official website for the official rules , latest sanctioned information, and instructions for communicating with the organizing committee.

 

ASCE/MBT 2006 National Concrete Canoe Competition (NCCC) Trivia Questions

Try your luck to see how many of the following questions you can answer.

National Concrete Canoe Competition Trivia
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Resourceful CEE students at this prestigious university once tested their concrete canoe on the nearest body of water - the moat around the Chapel.  Which school was this?

 

National Concrete Canoe Competition Trivia
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Clemson's 3CT finished second behind the Wisconsin Badgers at the 2005 National Concrete Canoe Competition.  What vital role did they play in the competition's organization?

 

National Concrete Canoe Competition Trivia
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Oklahoma State University (OSU) will host the 2006 National Concrete Canoe Competition where schools representing eighteen regions will compete.  But only two schools competed in the first concrete canoe competition held in the State of Oklahoma.  What year was that?

 

National Concrete Canoe Competition Trivia
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Graphite, too old for use in the Space Shuttle, was used by this school when they introduced the material into the competition as reinforcement.  The effort resulted in the team's first national title... and NASA's first "Space Act"... legislation that currently facilitates interaction between universities and NASA facilities worldwide.  What year and which school was this? 

 

National Concrete Canoe Competition Trivia
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This team has already begun mold construction for their 2006 NCCC entry claiming, "We do it in the worst way..."  Which team is this and how do they do it?

 

National Concrete Canoe Competition Trivia
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This team made their debut at the first National Concrete Canoe Competition in 1988 as a student club where they placed fifth with a boat called the "Minnow."  They matriculated to chapter status later that year and subsequently went on to win the national title. Which chapter is this?

 

National Concrete Canoe Competition Trivia
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These designing women look like their working on home decor.  Which team do they represent and what are they really doing?

 

National Concrete Canoe Competition Trivia
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Many people know that this team won the NCCC title in 2003 but did you know that they are superstitious?   Which team are they and what do they feel compelled to wear during the races?

 

National Concrete Canoe Competition Trivia
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Last year, the Badgers introduced a punch shear test to model the loads under their paddlers' knees... but the ballistic test depicted above goes way beyond that.  Which school performed this test and why was it done?

ConcreteCanoe.org - "2005 NCCC Trivia Questions"

ConcreteCanoe.org - "2004 NCCC Trivia Questions"

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