The 2019 M.A.D.E. competiton teams went head to head again this year designing and building their engineering projects on site during the Morganton Historical Festival. Burke County students showcasing their cutting edge technological skills. 2019 Competition Goal “Build a working Turbine” with the materials given. Judged among many rules are the Turbine performance, craftsmanship and presentation. Each team will have their output ranked against the other teams in their grade level and scored in accordanceto their finishing position at that specific testing station.
The turbine each team creates will be tested in three stations where the wind and terraine are differenthe team’s best answer to an engineering challenge presented to them a week before the competition takes place. Teams will only be allowed to build with the materials presented to them on site.
2019 M.A.D.E. “Junkyard Design” Challenge Winners
High School 1st Place ~ Prize $750.00
High School 2nd Place ~ Prize $500.00
High School 3rd Place ~ Prize $250.00
Middle School 1st Place ~ Prize $750.00
Middle School 2nd Place ~ Prize $500.00
Middle School 3rd Place ~ Prize $250.00
2018 Challenge Winners
M.A.D.E. “ECO Chair”
Thank you to all of the 2019 M.A.D.E. Sponsors. This competition would not be possible without their support. Thank you for supporting our schools and Burke County’s future!