Greekstruction 2014 Rules and Regulations Judgment Criteria for Structure Best use of theme: Greek Olympics (choose anything!) Number of cans collected for the structure Aesthetic appearance Structural integrity Creativity Structure Size Length 7’ x Width 10’ by Height 7’ Maximum Team Size Any number of people can assist in the design and planning of the structure. Only 10 people will be permitted to unpack and build. That includes those who are organizing cans, cutting foam-core and other materials. Food Products Aluminum food cans of all sizes may be used. Some food manufacturers are switching to plastic. If using plastic containers, make sure they stack and can take the pressure of cans from above bearing down. No glass containers. No pet food. No alcoholic beverages. No soda or junk food. Canned food must be full and unopened; no exposed food (attracts vermin). Labels must be intact and legible. Labels cannot be covered over, stripped off, or altered in any way. Boxes and bags- strongly discouraged. Permissible Materials One-quarter inch thick foam-core, cardboard, Masonite, plywood, or Plexiglas for the purpose of leveling or balancing materials and not as load bearing. Cardboard tubes used guides must also be limited to one-quarter inch thick. Velcro Tape, clear and double-sided High-tension rubber bands Nylon string Wire Tie-backs Plywood/Masonite template for even flooring- essential if building on a carpeted surface or uneven flooring. Non-Permissible Materials 2’ by 4’s Half-inch plywood Half-inch thick tubing Sheet metal Permanent adhesives Acquisition of Canned Goods Participating teams are responsible for obtaining their own supply of canned goods. Teams may solicit canned goods and/or financial donations from food manufacturers, grocery stores, business consultants, contractors, vendors, and employee/student food drives. A team member should visit your build location after delivery of cans to make sure all cans have been delivered. If anything is missing, you will have that day to find it and/or get it delivered. Save all packing boxes. Boxes must be used to repack cans at the end of the competition. Bring additional packing boxes for de-construction. Requirements and Notes Cans are ONLY to be delivered to your teams location at the designated and scheduled times. Your teams delivery time and location will be organized and communicated through the Greek Week Committee. Each team captain will need to submit a sheet that includes their team’s contact information, their site location contact information, and a detailed inventory of all cans including: o Name of each food product o Quantity of each food product o Total number of cartons o Total number of cans Try to do as much prefabrication of any templates, foam-core or other special materials you require prior to the day of the build out. If you have a chance to do a practice build, take that opportunity to lessen surprises at the site. Bring plenty of extra supplies (tape, scissors, foam-core, cardboard, etc.)- over estimate. Bring a ladder if you are building tall. Bring plenty of food and beverages for the team to stay hydrated. Boxes must be saved for repackaging at the end of the event. Make sure your structure is standing the next morning. Tell the host to call you if your structure looks like it is structurally unsound, sagging, slipping, etc. Be prepared to go over and fix immediately. If rebuilding is impossible, box up cans. Judging Judging will occur throughout Greek Week. Winners will be announced at Lip Sync. Be prepared to go to the site and rebuild anything that falls. Decanstruction Each entry must be taken down and packed in boxes for pickup. You should allow ample time. All Greekstruction designs will be deconstructed towards the end of the week. The Greek Week Committee will contact you with the exact day and time as the week approaches. You will need 8 people on-site to help deconstruct and load cans into the truck to be delivered to the Cheney Food Bank. There will be a truck on site to load the canned foods into and after all structures are down, the food will be taken to a local food bank.