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.

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

February:

  • QCESC Scholarship & Award Selection Meetings Held 
  • QCESC STEM Banquet during Engineers Week with STEM Scholarships & Award with Order of the Engineer Induction, Initially supported in 1963

March:

  • 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 
  • 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 

 

  • FIRST Tech Challenge Tournament/Qualifier (Glenn & Hammel Leagues) January 26, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Central DeWitt High School, 519 E 11th St, DeWitt, IA 52742, USA

    https://www.firstinspires.org/team-event-search/event?id=38805

    See more details
  • QCESC Scholarship Selection Meeting February 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm TBA See more details
  • QCESC Monthly Meeting February 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Western Illinois University - Quad Cities, 3300 River Dr, Moline, IL 61265, USA - Room 226

    Monthly board meeting, open to the public.

    See more details
  • QCESC Banquet February 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Deere & Company World Headquarters, 1 John Deere Pl, Moline, IL 61265, USA See more details