International Concrete Dragon Boat Competition

                                     

International Concrete Dragon Boat Competition (ICDBC)  provides a platform for university students to demonstrate and improve their understanding of constructional materials, structural design, analysis and artistic design, enhance their capability of cross disciplinary collaboration, cultivate students’ creativity, and strengthen the exchanges between students across different cultures. The ICDBC is under the advisement by the National academic committee on concrete structure education.

The event is of great significance to combine cultural heritage inheritance with the study of modern science and technology, as well as cross-culture communication and collaboration. The competition is organized by Zhejiang University, and cosponsored by American Concrete Institute (ACI) and other organizations.


Organization  

Date OCT 7th, 2022
Venue Zhejiang University, Intl Campus, Haining, China (UFN)
Cost Registration is free; participants are responsible for their own expenses.
Organizer Zhejiang University, International campus.

ZJU-UIUC institute

Co-organizers Tsinghua University, Tongji University, Tianjin University, Harbin Institute of Technology, Southeast University, Hohai University, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Nanjing Tech University, Hunan University, Hainan Univeristy, Central South University, Xi’An University of Architecture and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Southern California, Guangxi University, Southwest Jiaotong University, South China University of Technology, Shenyang Jianzhu University etc.
Co-sponsors American Concrete Institute  and others TBC
Honorary Advisers Academicians Nie J.G., Teng J.G., Xu S.L., B. Spencer.
Scientific Advisor Chinese Society of Engineering Education (CSEE), Civil Engineering Education Committee (Chair: Li G.Q., Coordinator: Zhao, X.Z.)
Technical Committee

 

Chen J.F., Deng L., Feng P., Fu H.Y., Gao Y.F., Han Q.H., Huang B.F., Lange D.A., Li G.C., Mao X. Y., Monti G., Zhou Z., Shan B., Shi Q.X., Wang J.Q., Wang J., Wu B., Wu, Y., Xiao Y. (Chair), Xiong H.B., Yi, T.H., Yue J. G., Zhao J.C., Zhao Y.X. (co-Chair), Zhou Z., et al.
Organizing Committee Demartino, Hu S.J., L. Timothy Haw-Yu., Li B.B, Li Z., Y. Narazaki., Wang R., Wang X.G., Wen J., Ye. C.C., Zhu T.J.

Competition

Topic: Concrete dragon boat model competition (Please read The 2022 International Concrete Dragon Boat Competition for more information.)
Content: model making, presentation and defense, racing speed battle, obstacle race, loading test.


Requirements  

Each team must participate in the competition at the specified time and place, and the absent team shall give up the competition automatically. Not allow to change team members during the competition. The participants are full-time undergraduate students with 3-5 personnel in each team. Each university is in principle, limited to up to two teams to participate in ICDBC-2022.

Visit ICDBC International Concrete dragon boat website “Download” page to see the competition rules.


Schedule 

Registration deadline:  April 5, 2022. Students who participated in the international concrete dragon boat website registered for registration.
Opening ceremony: OCT 7, 2022, place to be notified separately.


Award

Special Prize (1 team), certificate of Honor and bonus of RMB 5000 YUAN;
First prize (3 teams), certificate of honor and bonus of RMB 2000 YUAN each;
Second prize (6 teams), certificate of honor and bonus of RMB 500 YUAN each;
Third prize (10 teams), certificate of honor and bonus of RMB 200 YUAN each;
Innovation award (several), certificate of honor;
Best design award (several), certificate of honor
Best report award (several), certificate of honor
Best paper award (several), certificate of honor
Best technology award (several), certificate of honor
Cultural Inheritance award (several), and certificate of honor
Spiritual civilization award (several), and certificate of honor
Straight line racing PK champion award (1 team), trophy, certificate of honor and bonus of RMB 2000 YUAN;
Straight line racing PK second award (1 team), trophy, certificate of honor and bonus of RMB 1000 YUAN;
Straight line racing PK third award (1 team), trophy, certificate of honor and bonus of RMB 500 YUAN.


Contact  

Secretariat of ICDBC
Website:www.concretedragon.org
Email: [email protected]
Tel.: (86) 571-8757 2532
Due to the logistic capacity, the total number of competition teams will be subjected to certain upper limit.