SAICE Western Cape Online Bridge Building Competition

This year SAICE had 22 teams from 11 schools enter their Bridge building competition. Due to COVID restrictions, the competition was held in a correspondence format whereby teams were issued with kits and would build the bridges in their own time. The bridges were collected and loaded on Saturday 14 August at the Zutari Building, in Century City. The competition was broadcast online

Two competitions were held this year, one the conventional model bridge building competition and the Virtual Bridge Designer competition. The Rustenburg results are summarized as follows:

Conventional build:

Team 1: Aa’ishah Khan, Lia Naidoo, Emma Walker placed 7th Their bridge held 65 kg
Team 2: Manina Viljoen, Aqeelah Ismail, View Hlatshwayo placed 12th Their bridge held 27.5 kg
Team 3: Misbah Toefy and Zeenat Mohamed placed 22nd. Their bridge held 2.5 kg

Virtual build:

Rustenburg Team 1 placed 2nd, narrowly losing to Wynberg Boys.

Well done to all the learners who participated.

This Saturday 3 Grade 10’s Fatima Parker, Zeetha Gain, and Ayakhanya Sigingqi will be taking part in the SAICE Aqualibrium competition. We wish them all of the best.