MV Tech Showcase

Mohawk Valley Technology Education & Pre-Engineering Showcase

Indium_LogoThis annual March event is
Proudly presented by 

Organized in collaboration with the Mohawk Valley Technology and Engineering Education Association

Also each OCTOBER:


60+ Interactive Exhibits on exciting careers in Manufacturing

Thursday, March 9, 2017, 9:00am - 1:30pm,  Check-in 8am-9am

In the SUNY Polytechnic Wildcat Field House, Utica, NY (Directions

Since 2001 the Tech Showcase has been an event full of exciting competitions, displays and collaborations among 400+ middle and high school students, utilizing technology and engineering to innovate and build skills! 

See 2016 Tech Showcase photos 

  • The Tech Showcase is free and open to the public!
  • Local middle and high school tech students display impressive class projects and participate in STEM competitions.
  • Competitions include Computer Aided Design (CAD), Balsa Bridges, KidWind, Robotics and more.
  • Students may also participate in CO2 car races, junkyard wars, newsprint structures and catapult contests.
  • Features area technology-related businesses and organizations who show the career opportunities existing in the Mohawk Valley.
  • Representatives from colleges across New York State with technology-related programs are present to talk to students. 

PLease register your team/school on the Registration Form page by February 28, 2017

Click on a competition category below for more details. 

Don't delay! Select competitions (Junkyard Wars and CAD, for example) have limited enrollment! 



2017 EVENT SCHEDULE, Thursday, March 9th:

Schools please plan busing accordingly!
A limited lunch menu will be available for purchase at the concessions stand or feel free to bring your own lunches.



9am -1:30pm       Check-In  8am - 9am

Click on a competition name for criteria & details: 



CAD (please be in the Field House lower lobby by 9:45am) 10:00-11:30
Mousetrap Vehicles 10:00-12:00
Junkyard Wars  -as of 3/3 SPACE IS VERY LIMITED! Send rosters asap! 9:30-12:30
Kid Wind 9:00-1:00
CO2 Car Races 11:00-1:00
Digital Photography

11:00 submission deadline

Projectile Devices Middle School

MS 11:00-12:00

Projectile Devices High School HS 12:00-1:00
Balsa Bridges 11:00-1:00
FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics scrimmage & demonstration 10:30-1:00
SUMO Robotics Competition 10:30-12:30
ON-GOING: Presentations, College Expo, Industry & Organization displays      end at 1pm 
Awards & Recognition 1:15 pm
Showcase closes 1:30 pm