M.A.D.E. Competition

Friday and Saturday, September 6-7

The 2018 M.A.D.E. (Morganton Arts Design and Engineering) Competition brought together seven Burke County Middle and High Schools to go head to head in the Eco Chair Challenge. The Historic Morganton Festival, Inc. along with Burke County Public Schools is proud to announce the 2019 M.A.D.E. Challenge. During Friday, September 6th and Saturday, September 7th; area Middle and High School students will compete in the “Junkyard Design Challenge”, an on site engineering and design challenge during the Morganton Festival in downtown Morganton.

The competition has the opportunity to highlight this region’s brilliant minds with a competition series that features the abilities of our young students. MADE engages students in critical thinking, design, engineering and innovation in a way that works toward meeting the needs of our area industry.

If your school is interested in being involved in the M.A.D.E. Competition, please submit applications and waivers by March 1st 2019.

2019 M.A.D.E. Application

Thank you to all of the 2019 M.A.D.E. Sponsors. This competition would not be possible without their support. Thank you for supporting our schools and Burke County's future! Sponsors include: Continental, Leviton, Work in Burke , The City of Morganton and Western Piedmont Community College.