19th Annual ASC Region 1 Student Competition (2008)

The 19th Annual 2008 competition was held November 6-8, 2008 at the

Hilton Parsippany
One Hilton Court
Parsippany, NJ 07054

It was a three-day event, from Thursday through Saturday. [2008 competition program]

  • Thursday, teams arrive at the hotel and set up their rooms.
  • Friday, between 8am and midnight, each team assembles a complete written bid proposal for a real project being built by sponsoring firm. The comprehensive proposals include detailed cost analysis, schedule, labor requirements and plans to do the work itself.
  • Saturday, teams present their proposals to the sponsoring firm’s representatives in a closed discussion forum.
  • Saturday night the awards will be presented at the dinner.

First place winners of the regional competition go on to the national level in March.

Below are the three different competition divisions and the 2008 results

Commercial [Building Construction scope 2008]
Sponsored by Whiting Turner Contracting Company

  • 1st – Roger Williams University
  • 2nd – Rochester Institute of Technology
  • 3rd –  Penn College

Design-Build [Design Build scope 2008]
Sponsored by
Pizzagalli Construction Company

  • 1st – Roger Williams University
  • 2nd – Central Connecticut State University
  • 3rd – Penn College

Heavy-Highway [Heavy Highway scope 2008]
Score sheets for the 2008 heavy highway competition [excel format] [adobe pdf]
Sponsored by
Weeks Marine Inc.

  • 1st – Roger Williams University
  • 2nd – Wentworth
  • 3rd – University of Maine

Many thanks to our 2008 sponsors!

2008 Competition Sponsors

Building Construction – Whiting Turner Contracting Company

Design-Build – Pizzagalli Construction Company

Heavy-Highway – Weeks Marine Inc.

2008 Event Sponsors

Whiting Turner Contracting Company
Competition Kick Off Breakfast

Weeks Marine Inc. –
Awards Dinner Reception

Pizzagalli Construction Company
Presentation Kick Off Breakfast

Kiewit Construction Company/ Weeks Marine Inc
Faculty Jobsite Tour and transportation

Design-Build Institute of America
Friday pizza dinner for students

The awards dinner is sponsored by the job fair participants:

Clark Construction Group, LLC

Delaney Construction Corporation

Gilbane Building Company

Kiewit Construction Company Many thanks to Kiewit for providing the photocopy machines for the students to use.

LP Ciminelli

Pike Construction Co. LLC

Rondack Construction

Shawmut Design and Construction

Skanska Building USA


Turner Construction Company

Also thanks to RS Means for providing copies of their Illustrated Construction Dictionary as prizes.

Also thanks to WinEstimator and HCSS for providing copies of their software as prizes.

A special thanks goes out to AGC/GBC of NY for their many years of support and the participation of Brendan Manning who is on our Board of Directors and an avid supporter of the Job Fair.