MESA Utah Virtual Competition 2020-2021

Updated: June 25, 2021

This year MESA Utah will be hosting a virtual competition in lieu of our usual State MESA Competition and MESA Events at Physics Day.

MESA Day Trophy Winners for 2021

  • 🏆 Taylorsville High School 🏆
  • 🏆 Bonneville Junior High School 🏆

MESA Day Trophy Points Earned – High School:

  • Taylorsville High – 16 Points
  • Cottonwood High – 15 Points
  • Skyline High – 10 Points
  • Granger High – 6 Points
  • West High – 5.5 Points
  • Weber High – 5 Points

MESA Day Trophy Points Earned – Elementary/Middle School:

  • Bonneville Junior – 26 Points
  • Olympus Junior – 6 Points
  • Bennion Junior – 4 Points
  • Wasatch Junior – 3 Points
  • Northwest Middle – 2 Points
  • Matheson Junior – 1 Points

MESA Utah Virtual Competition Events

May – Utah Engineering Design Competition

  • Technical Presentation & Interview – High School:
    • 1st Skyline High
    • 2nd Taylorsville High
    • 3rd Cottonwood High
  • Design Poster – High School:
    • 1st Taylorsville High
    • 2nd Skyline High
    • 3rd Cottonwood High
  • Prototype Pitch – High School:
    • 1st Taylorsville High
    • 2nd Skyline High
    • 3rd Cottonwood High
  • Design Brief – High School:
    • 1st Skyline High
    • 2nd Taylorsville High
    • 3rd Cottonwood High
  • Overall Winners – High School:
    • 1st Skyline High (Qualification for NEDC)
    • 2nd Taylorsville High
    • 3rd Cottonwood High
  • Competition Rules

Note: There was insufficient junior high participation to declare any winners.

May 12 – Mousetrap Car Virtual Competition (Timed Race in Basketball Key)

  • High School Winners:
    • Granger High
    • Cottonwood High
    • Cottonwood High
  • Elementary/Junior High Winners:
    • Bonneville Junior High
    • Bonneville Junior High
    • Wasatch Junior High
  • Mousetrap Car Rules

April 5 – Tangram Race

MESA Utah Tangram Competition 2021

March 3 – Paper Rollercoaster

  • YouTube Playlist
  • Marble Rollercoaster Rules
  • High School Winners:
    • 1st Taylorsville High & Granger High
    • 2nd Skyline High & Taylorsville High
    • 3rd Cottonwood High, Weber High, & West High
  • Elementary & Junior High Winners:
    • 1st Bonneville Junior & Bonneville Junior
    • 2nd Bennion Junior & Northwest Middle
    • 3rd Bonneville Junior & Wasatch Junior

February 1 – Straw Tower (weight-bearing)

  • Rules
  • YouTube Playlist for Straw Tower
  • High School Winning Teams:
    • 1st West High
    • 2nd Taylorsville High
    • 3rd Cottonwood High
  • Elementary & Junior High Winning Teams:
    • 1st Bonneville Jr
    • 2nd Bonneville Jr
    • 3rd Matheson Jr

December 4 – Cleopatra’s Barge

2018-2019 MESA & STEM Action Center Grant Supplies

STEM-Logo-Action-Center-With-Action-CenterCongratulations to the clubs who received Arduino supplies.  These materials were provided by a STEM Action Center organization grant to MESA Utah.

In November, MESA Advisors were invited to fill out a request for Arduino supplies.  Supplies are being shared among the clubs that submitted requests in November.  MESA Utah used the grant to purchase:

  • 60 Uctronics Arduino Robot Car Kits (K0070)
  • 35 Arduino Super Starter Kits (Sunfounder Version 2.0 or Version 3.0)
  • 35 Elegoo Uno R3 boards (Arduino Compatible boards)
  • 20 Sunfounder Ulitmate Sensor Kits (for use with Arduino)

These kits will be shared among MESA clubs thoughout Utah.

The kits can be used for:

Thank you for your participation in MESA this year.  We look forward to seeing your Arduino creations.

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