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Minnesota Future City Competition

Future City is a project-based program where students in grades 6-8 imagine, research, design, and build cities of the future.

Schools or recognized youth organizations can form teams. Student teams are guided by a teacher and an engineer mentor.

Teams work from September to January to complete 5 projects: virtual city design, city essay, physical city model, team presentation, and project plan. You can learn more here about the competition's deliverables here.


The winner of the 2019-2020 Minnesota Regional Future City Competition is Nuova Venezia from Justice Page Middle School!
They will fly out and compete against other countries and states in the FCC finals on February 18, 2020 in Washington, DC.

Nuova Venezia

The 2020-2021 theme is Building a City on the Moon!
More information about deliverables will be available in Spring 2020.


Want to learn more about the Future City Competition, and how your students can participate? Visit the Minnesota Regional page or contact Colleen Feller at 612-638-1511.

Don't forget to follow the Minnesota Regional Future City Competition on twitter @FCCMN

Need a printable overview for your classroom or students? Find one here.

At the Future City Competition, students learn...

How to use engineering to solve real-world problems.

The skills needed for effective teamwork.

The importance of strong writing, public speaking, and creativity.