AISC Student Steel Bridge Competition

Pacific Southwest Regional Event

The 2021 Pacific Southwest Student Steel Bridge Competition (SSBC) Regional Event is set to take place at UCLA in April 2021.

Check back here for information on the 2021 Pacific Southwest Regional Event as it develops! For more information, including the rules established by AISC that govern the competition, please visit

AISC Resources:

In order for your school to compete in the 2021 AISC Student Steel Bridge Competition, The team Faculty Advisor must complete the SSBC Pre-Registration Form by October 30, 2020

We have our sights set on 2021! Check out AISC's COVID-19 Updates page for information on 2021 competition plans.

The Rules for both the 2021 AISC Student Steel Bridge Competition and the Supplemental Competition are now available!

AISC requests that all SSBC teams work together virtually during the fall term. To help with this, AISC has put together a guide for students to ease the transition to virtual teamwork.

Thank you to our 2021 SSBC Regional Event Sponsors!

The Student Steel Bridge Competition (SBBC) is sponsored by the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC). AISC works with host schools to plan the Regional Events and the National Finals. Top finishers at the 2021 Regional Events qualify to compete at the 2021 National Finals to be held at Virginia Tech.

Please contact with any questions regarding the competition, including questions about the 2021 Rules and the National Finals.