Future City Competition

Congratulations to the winners of the 2022 Minnesota Future City Competition!

1st Place: Justice Page Middle School – El Cusco Perdido
2nd Place: Scott Highlands Middle School – Ny Eldfjalleyeyiya
3rd Place: Mounds Park Academy – Zenaida
Honorable Mention: Black Hawk Middle School Middle School – Enki
Honorable Mention: Friendly Hills Middle School – Tanāmu Town

About FCC

The Future City Competition (FCC) 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. Participants complete five deliverables: a 1,500-word city essay; a scale model built from recycled materials; a project plan, a presentation video, and a Q&A session with judges. Learn More

Informational Zoom Session for Educators

Are you curious about the Minnesota Future City Competition? Want to learn what makes this national competition such a great experience for students? MN Future City Coordinator, Colleen Feller, offers informational Zoom sessions and provides a chance for you to ask questions. Schedule one with your schools today! View the documents from the last session.


Registration for the 2022-2023 school year is open. The fee to participate is $25/school.

2022-2023 Theme: Adapting to Climate Change

Project Deadlines:

January 21, 2023

Project Plan Part 1: Set Goals
Project Plan Part 2: Create a Schedule
City Essay
City Model Slideshow
Project Plan Part 3: Conduct check-ins
City Video Presentation
Project Plan Part 4: Reflect on project
City Q&A
MN Regional Competition at Dakota County Technical College

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.


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

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