Address: P. O. Box 1166, Bettendorf, IA 52722
email: qcesc.org@gmail.com
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The Quad City Engineering and Science Council (QCESC) is in its 56th  year of operation as a non-profit, umbrella organization representing ~20 engineering, science and technical societies in the Quad City area with approximately 3,000 associated professional members. Our Mission is “To Promote and support engineering, science, and technical professionals and associated societies in Quad City Region and To Encourage and support students to study in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) related fields”. We are actively seeking new society members as well as additional corporate sponsors and donors to help support our mission. There is no fee to join.

We annually sponsor, promote and support events such as our QCESC Annual Banquet that recognizes STEM professionals and educators as well as awards scholarships to high school seniors, Society Reception for local Technical Society members, STEM Educator Night Outs, and Golf Classic Fundraiser. We also provides organization, judges and volunteers for the local STEM* activities for area Youth including: Bridge Building Day Camp and Battle of the Bridges competition, FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Kickoff & Qualifiers, FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) Kickoff & League Meets/Tournaments, QC Tech Challenge, Kids Engineering Camp, Trebuchet Egg Throw Contest, Cardboard Boat Race, Solar Car Workshop and more!

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2 months ago
2018 QC (Quad City) Tech Challenge Award Results

2018 QC Tech Challenge Award Results are now available at www.qcesc.org! For 2018 which was the 10th year for the program, 10 different high schools participated with 155 students. Congratulations ... See more

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2 months ago
The Winter Soldiers

We made the local paper! Once again, we were so honored and thrilled to go to Worlds.

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2 months ago
2018 Cardboard Boat Regotta - Highlights

The QC Tech Challenge overall winner, Chris Arevalo of Bettendorf HS shared his drone footage of this year's 10th Annual Cardboard Boat Competition. The event was held at the City of Bettendorf ... See more

Quick drone footage of the 2018 Cardboard Boat Regotta

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2 months ago

Special thanks to the QC NSBE National Society of Black Engineers for inviting QCESC to their Inaugural Banquet. QC-NSBE was the QCESC Society of the Year for 2018, recognized for their professional ... See more

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3 months ago
Photos from QCESC - Quad City Engineering and Science Council's post

IEEE Hacker Camp begins with a full house! Virtual reality, lock picking, hack-a-Thon, spy games, badge soldering, 3D printing, human hacking and human engineering! Iowa Governor's STEM Advisory ... See more

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3 months ago
11May18 QCESC Cardboard Boat Race Competition

Nearly 300 photos are now posted from the 10th Annual QCESC Cardboard Boat Race along with complete race results with awards and links to related stories by the local ... See more

10th Annual QCESC Cardboard Boat Race Competition. The event was hosted at the City of Bettendorf's Middle Park Lagoon. 35 high school teams with 77 students from six area high schools competed along ... See more

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3 months ago

Great turnout with 18+ for last QCESC meeting before summer break. — attending QCESC Monthly Meeting at Hamilton Technical College.

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3 months ago

Do you know a high school student interested in Engineering? Check out 2018 Materials Day Camp at Black Hawk College June 5th-7th from 9:00AM- 3:30PM. For students entering 10-12th grade in fall ... See more

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3 months ago
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3 months ago
Results – 11May18 Cardboard Boat Race Competition

Results from Friday, 11May18 Cardboard Boat Race are now posted with four different high schools receiving awards. The event photos will be posted in a few days along with the final results from the ... See more

Results – 11May18 Cardboard Boat Race Competition Results from 11May18 Cardboard Boat Race Competition The 10th Annual QCESC Cardboard Boat Race Competition was held on Friday, May 11, 2018. The ... See more

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