Every year, ASCE’s student chapters build on the tradition of civil engineering in a wonderfully visual way. They participate in competitions to design and construct structures that need to maintain their integrity in the face of real life pressure. At the National Student Steel Bridge Competition, students design and construct bridges out of steel. At the ASCE National Concrete Canoe Competition, they design and construct canoes out of concrete. These events are a great way to share the profession with the public and students.