LONG LAKE PARK HOSTS CONCRETE CANOE COMPETITION APRIL 13
LACEY, WA, April 2, 2019: The City of Lacey’s Long Lake Park will host a Concrete Canoe Competition on Saturday, April 13 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. The competition is part of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 2019 Pacific Northwest Region Student Conference taking place at Saint Martin’s University (SMU).
The community is invited to attend the event, which consists of University Engineering Teams from around the Pacific Northwest racing canoes made of concrete. The racecourse will utilize 100-200 meters of the park’s lakefront. People who live nearby can expect to hear speaker announcements, competition blow horns, and crowd noise.
The Pacific Northwest Region Student Conference includes 19 schools in the region, traveling from Alaska, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. Each April, the schools come together to compete in a set of civil engineering-based competitions. For conference details, visit stmartin.edu/pnwceconference.
For more information about the event, contact Patrick Ross, ASCE SMU Concrete Canoe Chair, at
Patrick.Ross@stmartin.edu or (505) 263-0805.