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US, Canadian, Israeli Teams Compete in 2017 Student Design Competition

Date: Friday, May 05, 2017


UNL returns to defend its 2016 title

Teams from universities across Canada, the US, and Israel will compete in the 20th annual International 1/4-Scale Tractor Student Design Competition.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln will return to defend its 2016 title, the first-ever win for the Huskers. Making their first appearance at the 2017 contest are Montana State University, the University of Northern Iowa, and Ariel University (Israel).

The teams will meet June 1, at the Expo Gardens, in Peoria, Illinois. The contest culminates with a performance competition--a tractor pull. All events are open to the public.

The following universities have registered for the competition:

A Teams

Auburn Univ
Ariel University (Israel)*
Iowa State Univ
Kansas State Univ
McGill Univ
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Montana State Univ*
North Carolina State Univ
North Dakota State Univ Ohio State Univ
Oklahoma State Univ
Pennsylvania State Univ
Purdue Univ
R V college of Engineering
South Dakota State Univ
Technion (Israel)
Texas A&M Univ
Univ of Illinois
Univ of Kentucky
Univ of Laval
Univ of Manitoba
Univ of Missouri
Univ of Nebraska
Univ of Northern Iowa*
Univ of Saskatchewan
Univ of Tennessee Martin
Univ of Wisconsin-Platteville
Univ of Wisconsin-River Falls
Univ of Wisconsin-Madison

*First time competing

X Teams
Junior teams competing with their respective 2016 A team tractors

Univ of Florida
South Dakota State Univ
Univ of Wisconsin-Platteville
Iowa State Univ
Kansas State Univ
Univ of Missouri
North Dakota State Univ
Purdue Univ
Univ of Wisconsin-Madison
Univ of Nebraska

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