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Technology Tournament 2018

University of Salford

Event date/s: Thursday 1 November 2018
Event start/end time: 09.30-15.00
Delivery method: On Campus
Audience: Learners
Target Age Groups: Y9
Type of activity: Other
Topic of activity: Subject Specific
Booking type: Schools
Booking instructions: If you are interested in booking onto this event please email


Technology Tournament is an interactive day of challenges in STEM subject areas including Physics, and Mechanical, Civil and Aeronautical engineering. Schools compete against each other in the hope to win the Technology Tournament shield. Past challenges have included bridge building, solar car races and programming Lego robots.

Who is it for?

–          Year 9 pupils

–          Up to 20 pupils per school team

–          Even gender split within the team is preferred

–          NCOP pupils are encouraged to attend (we can look to fund transport if 2/3rds meet the NCOP targeting criteria)


This is a free event, and lunch will be provided for all attendees.

For more information and to express an interest for this event please contact Hannah at


Telephone: 0161 295 8182


University of Salford