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Future City Competition

Today’s cities are not designed to accommodate the changing climate patterns of tomorrow.

For the 2023 Competition, teams will tackle the Climate Change Challenge by choosing a climate change impact and designing one innovative and futuristic climate change adaptation and one mitigation strategy to keep their residents healthy and safe.



The Pittsburgh Regional Competition will be in-person (subject to change) in January, 2023.  FINAL DETAILS COMING SOON


The National Finals in Washington, DC are scheduled for  Saturday, February 18 – 22, 2023.


2022-2023 Competition Deliverables along with deadlines to submit

Essay: 1,500 words to describe your city.  December 16, 2022

Project Plan: Stay organized and on top of all of the details.  Parts 1&2 December 9, 2022

Model: Get creative and build one big model or produce multiple segments.

City Presentation: Share your city in a live presentation before a panel of STEM professionals.

City Q&A: Impress the judges with your team’s amazing city!


Sponsorship information coming soon.




Learn more about Future City here!    —    Future City National Facebook Page