The 2012 Geo-Competition was held at the Geo-Congress 2012 conference in Oakland, California. Teams from 17 universities competed in a competition to construct a model mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) retaining wall out of craft paper and poster board facing. It had to resist 50 lbs of vertical load and a lateral load simulating bridge foundation loading.
Here are the unofficial top 3 schools:
- Cal Poly Pomona: 182.5
- Renselear Polytechnic: 159.8
- Cal Poly San Luis Obispo: 152.5