28th Annual ASC Region 1 Student Competition (2017)


November 9-11, 2017


Hilton Albany
40 Lodge Street
Albany, NY 12207
Phone: (518) 462-6611 Fax: (518) 462-2901
Hotel Website: www.hiltonalbany.com  

As usual, we have reserved a block of rooms for the competition. Schools must coordinate their room reservations with the Hotel coorddinator: Christine Fiori using the form below. Industry participants should contact the hotel directly for their room reservations.

2017 Room Request Form

Team Registration

Teams register with Michael Emmer using the following form. We are also now able to receive payments online through ASC’s payment system:

2017 Team Registration Form (DOCX)  Online Payments

Deadline: October 27th, 2017, EOB

It is a three-day event, from Thursday through Saturday.

  • Thursday, teams arrive at the hotel and set up their rooms.
  • Friday, between 8 am 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.

2017 Program

There are five different competition divisions:

  1. Commercial sponsored by: Lecesse Construction
    Problem statement

  2. Design-Build sponsored by: Consigli Construction Co.
    Problem statement

  3. Heavy Civil sponsored by: Walsh
    Problem statement 
    (Note: Updated 10/21/2017 to allow internet, see rule #22)
  4. Pre-Construction sponsored by: Shawmut Design & Construction
    Problem statement

2017 Competition and Coaching Rules

Job Fair

Companies can register for the job fair with the following form. We are also now able to receive payments online through ASC’s payment system:

2017 Job Fair Registration Form (DOCX)  Online Payments

Participating companies this year:

  • Advanced Testing
  • Arris Contracting
  • Allen Myers
  • BBL
  • Consigli
  • Dimeo
  • HRI Inc./Barrett Industries
  • Iannelli
  • J.F. White
  • KBE
  • Lecesse
  • LeChase
  • Sano-Rubin Construction
  • Schindler Elevator
  • Shawmut
  • Suffolk
  • AECOM Tishman
  • Turner
  • Walsh
  • Weeks Marine
  • Whiting-Turner


The following member schools from ASC Region 1 are competing this year:

Program Comm DB HC Pre-Con
Alfred State 1 1 1
Central Connecticut State University 1 1 1
Clarkson University 1 1 1
Drexel University 1 1
Norwich University 1 1
NYU Tandon School of Engineering 1 1
Penn College of Technology 1
Rochester Institute of Technology 1 1 1 1
Roger Williams University 1 1 1
State University of NY-Delhi 1 1 1
State University of NY-ESF 1
The Pratt Institute 1 1
University of Maine 1 1
Utica College 1
Vermont Tech. College 1 1
Totals 10 7 7 11

(Categories: COMMercial, Design-Build, Heavy Civil, PRE-CONstruction)

Judges and Sponsors

Commercial Judge

Design-Build Judge

Pre-Construction Judge

Heavy-Civil Judge


2017 Winners

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s competition!


  1. Rochester Institute of Technology
  2. State University of NY-ESF
  3. Drexel University


  1. Drexel University
  2. Rochester Institute of Technology
  3. Roger Williams University


  1. Rochester Institute of Technology
  2. Clarkson University
  3. Alfred State


  1. Penn College of Technology
  2. State University of NY-Delhi
  3. Vermont Tech. College