The Physics Balsa Bridge Building Contest has been held annually since 1980.


Hundreds of bridges have been tested. The students who take part in the contest are enrolled in either Physics 11 or Physics 12 at Notre Dame Regional Secondary School in Vancouver, BC, Canada.


All physics students at Notre Dame take part in the contest.

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Note: Many photos and videos were taken before March 2020 and the current world pandemic.

Welcome to Notre Dame video was inspired by the University of Notre Dame University Admissions Department.