Address: P. O. Box 1166, Bettendorf, IA 52722
email: qcesc.org@gmail.com
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Upcoming Events

The Quad City Engineering & Science Council supports a number of annual events & programs along with unique events which year.  Below is a generic listing the current annual events and the approximate approximate year schedule.  See the actual calendar for the specifics and the QCESC separate monthly meeting schedule.

February:

  • Feb 6th – QCESC Scholarship & Award Selection Meetings
  • Feb 21st – QCESC STEM Banquet during Engineers Week with STEM Scholarships & Award with Order of the Engineer Induction, Initially supported in 1963

March:

  • March 1 & 2 – QCESC Battle of Bridges held for all ages in Davenport, Initially supported in 2008
    1 of 3 events with QCESC Tech Challenge (with Trebuchet Egg Throw Contest & Cardboard Boat Race) for High School Teams 
  • March 20 – QCESC Monthly Meeting, 3rd Wednesday  

April:

  • QCESC FIRST LEGO League Junior Expo with National Robotics Week Showcase in Davenport, 1st Saturday. 
  • QCESC Trebuchet Egg Throw Contest held in Bettendorf with high school teams, 3rd Friday.   Initially supported in 2009
    2 of 3 events with QCESC Tech Challenge (with Battle of Bridges Contest & Cardboard Boat Race) for High School Teams 
  • QCESC Monthly Meeting, 3rd Wednesday  

May:

  • QCESC Cardboard Boat Race Contest held in Bettendorf with high school teams, 2nd Friday.   Initially supported in 2009
    3 of 3 events with QCESC Tech Challenge (with Battle of Bridges Contest & Trebuchet Egg Throw Contest) for High School Teams 
  • QCESC Monthly Meeting, 3rd Wednesday  

June:

  • QCESC Monthly Meeting, 3rd Wednesday 

July:

  • QCESC Engineering Kids Camps, five 1 day camps for 2-8th Graders,  last week in July in Davenport, Initiated in 2009.

August:

  • QCESC Executive Board End of Year / Next Year Planning Session

September:

  • Kickoff for FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) Season, 2nd Saturday.  Initially supported in 2015
  • QCESC Monthly Meeting, 3rd Wednesday 
  • Kickoff for FIRST LEGO League & FIRST LEGO League Junior, 4th Saturday.  Initially supported in 2013

October:

  • QCESC STEM Scholarship Application Open – Due by January 
  • STEM Teachers Night Out event, held at various locations.  Initially supported in 2009
  • QCESC Monthly Meeting, 3rd Wednesday 

November:

  • QCESC STEM Award Nominations Open – Due by late January
  • STEM Teachers Night Out event, held at various locations.  Initially supported in 2009
  • QCESC Monthly Meeting, 3rd Wednesday  
  • FIRST Tech Challenge League meets begin in QC Iowa & Illinois locally through early February.  Initially supported with scrimmage in 2011.

December:

  • FIRST LEGO League & FIRST LEGO League Junior Qualifier (1) & Expo (1) 1st Saturday in Moline.  Initially supported in 2013
  • FIRST LEGO League & FIRST LEGO League Junior Qualifiers (2)  & Expos (4)  2nd Sat. & Sun. in Davenport.  Initially supported in 2009

QCESC Monthly Meeting, 3rd Wednesday 

January:

  • STEM Teachers Night Out event, at Davenport West on January 9th.  Initially supported in 2009
  • QCESC Monthly Meeting, 3rd Wednesday  at the Red Cross Building in Moline
  • FIRST Tech Challenge Iowa League Tournament, held at various locations

 

  • Career Night Expo - Davenport School December 10, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, Iowa Bldg, 2815 Locust St, Davenport, IA 52804, USA See more details
  • FIRST Lego League - Quad City IL Green and Yellow Tournaments & FLL Jr Expo December 14, 2019 @ 7:00 am - 4:00 pm Deere & Company World Headquarters, One John Deere Pl, Moline, IL 61265, USA

    Volunteers needed! Sign up at www.firstinspires.org

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  • QCESC Monthly Meeting December 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm American Red Cross, 1100 River Dr, Moline, IL 61265, USA

    Monthly board meeting, open to the public.

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