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2020 Oliver Coulson Memorial Student Competition

Oliver was a president of the ACI Missouri Chapter and was avid competitor in the ACI competitions while he was a student. This competition is to honor his contribution to the concrete industry.

Cube Strength Competition - October 10, 2020

The purpose of this competition is to develop a mortar which will have a load failure of less than 1200 psi or 4,800 pounds for a 2 x 2 x 2 in. cube.  Advance notice of “intent to compete” must be emailed by each team by September 28, 2020. The email should identify team member, team captain, and faculty adviser. This can be accomplished by emailing ACI - MO President, Pat O'Brien ([email protected] ).

The team which obtains the lowest score wins the competition. The 1st place team will receive $400, the 2nd place team $300, the 3rd place team $200.

Teams from the same school cannot win multiple prizes, regardless of final ranking. The school of the 1st place team will receive a plaque that will be given at the annual meeting in Rolla in the spring of 2021.

Each team must consist of students in high school, technical school, trade school, or undergraduate or graduate students of a college or university at the time of the competition. Undergraduate students on cooperative or internship work assignment are also eligible to compete. All members of a given team must be from the same school.A team can have as many members as desired.

Each school may register a maximum of two (2) teams.

Each team must have a supervising faculty advisor who will see that the student team complies with the rules of the competition. A signed letter by the advisor, stating that all students are enrolled full-time and that the team has followed the rules shall be delivered to ACI-MO at the time of competition.

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