RTU students are calling for a wafer tower building competition

Riga Technical University (RTU) Faculty of Civil Engineering (BIF) Students’ Self-Government organizes traditional waffle tower design competition “Wafer Engineer 10”, to be held on Thursday, March 7, at. 16.00 at the International Exhibition Center in Kipsala, Kipsala Street 8.

The competition will take place in two categories – the “Supreme Tower” and the “Design object” – and there will be a wafer tower or a design object from six wafer plates and one chocolate bar. The team that will build the highest and most durable construction will win.

The tower will only be built from wafer plates and chocolates issued by the organizers. The team that will build the tallest tower will be able to win a 250 ml heavy canister placed on a dedicated platform for at least five seconds.

The design object, on the other hand, will have to be thematically designed to reflect the theme defined by the organizers of the competition, which participants will learn when starting work. The most challenging, creative and creative design will win.

For each team without wafers and chocolate work, a ruler, a paper knife, a paper, a pencil, a plastic spoon, and a chocolate melting pot will be provided and hot water will be provided.

Work hours are three hours – from. 17:00 to 20:00 After that, the evaluation of the work will begin. The winner of the category «Supreme Tower» will be able to travel.

Students, students, business representatives and other interested parties who want to test their skills in the design of waffle objects are invited to the competition. Potential participants must set up a team of three and up to 6 March at noon. 23.59 fill in the registration form.

Last year, in the winning engineer competition, creating a 2-meter high tower, «PWr team» won the laurels in the category «High Tower» – a team from Poland. In turn, the «Design object» was won by the team «Ulmaniiku engineers».