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E-Day Herff College of Engineering

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Friday, October 25, 2019

Please join us for E-Day, our annual open house event, hosted by the Herff College of Engineering at the University of Memphis. E-Day is composed of activities including competitions, engineering lab tours, and multiple walk-up activities throughout the Herff College of Engineering complex. The event historically attracts thousands of Memphis area middle and high school students!

Teachers, download your E-Day flyer (PDF) to use with Field Trip requests!

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E-Day Competitions

Rules and competition information are provided below. All competitions will be limited to TWO (2) entries (teams) per school unless otherwise noted. Additional teams beyond two per school for a single competition will be removed from the registration list.  There will also be lab tours, demos, and walk-up activities (no registration required) available for students. ***Please note that you must register for EDAY AND for each competition you plan to enter via the links below.

Register for EDAY here!  And, register for individual competitions below.

Boat Race

Grades: 9th - 12th

Rules

Register Here

Flash Building

Grades: 4th - 8th

Rules

Register Here

Transportation Challenge

Grades: 4th - 12th

Rules

Register Here

Chipboard Beam

Grades: 6th - 12th

Rules

Register Here

***ONE team per school

Kicker

Grades: 9th - 12th

Rules

Register Here

Wall

Grades: 9th - 12th

Rules

Register Here

Egg Drop Contest

Grades: 5th - 12th

Rules

Register Here

K'NEX Building

Grades: 1st - 8th

Rules

Register Here

 

Water Filtration

Grades: 6th-12th

Rules

Register Here

 ***ONE team per school

MLGW A-Blazing Race

Grades: 6th - 12th 

8:30 - 11:30 - Middle School

1:00 - 3:30- High School

For more info and to register, click here!

Wing Design

Grades: 9th - 12th

Rules

Register Here

***ONE team per school

 

List of all E-DAY Activities

Maps

First Floor map

Second Floor map

Third Floor map

Logistics

Parking

Parking is available in the main Central Avenue lot on campus. You will receive a parking permit in the mail once you register for E-Day. Please be sure to display this hang tag in your vehicle to avoid a parking ticket. Buses will unload in front of the Engineering Administration Building (labeled EA on the Campus Map) and then MUST proceed to Lot 34 for parking. UofM Main Campus Map (PDF) for the parking map.

Tiger Dining

Click on the link above to find the locations of all the dining options on the University of Memphis campus. For planning purposes, expect to spend approximately $7- $10 per meal, depending on the dining option selected.

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