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ICE West Midlands organises a number of competitions and awards to celebrate the achievements of civil engineers and recognise outstanding work in the region.

Find out more about the regional awards and competitions.

ICE West Midlands Regional Awards 2021

ICE West Midlands Annual Awards 2020

The annual ICE West Midlands Regional Awards is the premier showcase for civil engineering excellence in the region.

The ICE West Midlands Awards 2021 are now open for entries.

Find out more about the annual awards.

Recognising individual achievement

ICE West Midlands recognises high-achieving technicians every year by presenting a Technician Award to those nominated by their colleges or universities.

Pitch 200

Pitch 200

Pitch 200 is an engineering competition with a difference.

As one of the four core national activities for ICE 200, this competition is an opportunity to show the general public how civil engineers transform their lives directly in order to encourage the next generation into the profession.

Different to many of the other ICE competitions, Pitch 200 draws on engineers creativity to demonstrate a particular aspect of civil engineering to a public audience – and you only have 200 seconds to do it.

Members at every level have the opportunity to submit a presentation in the weirdest, wackiest and most unconventional way using anything at their disposal to explain your chosen idea.

Entering the Pitch 200 gives you a great chance to:

  • Promote civil engineering as an exciting industry to the public, your area of research/practice and the variety and diversity of jobs within the profession
  • Develop your skills and confidence in public speaking
  • Demonstrate your talent to the engineering community and peers
  • Become ICE Regional Ambassador for 2020 (providing a 'money can't buy' prize that greatly increases the profile and contacts of the winner).

Find out more about Pitch 200

Submitting your entry

Please send your entry to [email protected].

Best Technician Student award

Best Technician Student award

Each year, colleges and universities in the West Midlands are asked to nominate a student who has performed at an outstanding level whilst studying for a National Certificate or Diploma, Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma, Higher National Certificate or Diploma, or Foundation Degree.

Emerging Engineers Award

Emerging Engineers Award

The Emerging Engineers Award promotes and rewards outstanding communication of civil engineering ideas and research. It offers ICE student, graduate and trainee technician members the opportunity to submit a paper on any civil engineering-related topic in the format of research, a report or essay.

Entering the Emerging Engineers Award (EEA) gives you a great chance to win:

  • First Prize £250
  • Second Prize £100
  • Third Prize £50

Find out more about the West Midland's award

Previous winner

The winner of the regional round of the ICE Emerging Engineers Competition 2020 19 was Dominic McIlgrew with his paper 'Using sustainable polymer sleepers to replace in-situ concrete in Relocatable Equipment Building (REB) foundations'.

National competition

The Emerging Engineers Award culminates in a national competition. 3 winners from across the UK are selected to take part in the final, held at our headquarters in London.

The selected finalists each present their papers, with the overall winner receiving a cash prize and the prestigious Institution Medal.

Find out more about the final

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