2017 Info

Registration Procedure
  1. Each team must register with the bid competition by Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 8:00 AM EST. Teams must choose a team name, team leader, as well as a team g-mail and email their registration form to the following email address: register.bidcomp2017@gmail.com. Please ensure team names adhere to a professional standard, as the team names of the winners will be printed on award letters and certificates. All team members must read the confidentiality contract and provide their name and signature on the registration form. Each team member is also responsible for sending the Privacy Statement/Photo Release form.
  2. Registration to the "Plans Room" will be communicated at a later date during the registration period. An email will be sent to each team’s gmail with instructions and subsequent steps. If you have not received instructions as of January 30th, 2017 please contact the Bid Competition Committee at the email address noted above.
  3. Each team must have a mentor acting as an advisor to their team. Mentors may counsel only one (1) registered team and must be in the construction industry. College and University Professors are not eligible as mentors, however, professors may coach any team associated with their respective school. Teams must obtain their mentor and email a signed “Mentor Declaration Form” by Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 11:59 pm EST.

Closing Time

The bid closing times and dates are as follows:
Phase 1 Electronic Submission:

Phase 2 Hardcopy Submission:

Awards and Prizes

The following prizes will be awarded at the Gala event:

1st Place – Most Accurate and Complete - $2000
2nd Place – Most Accurate and Complete - $1000
3rd Place – Most Accurate and Complete - $500

1st Place – Closest to Target Price - $1000
2nd Place – Closest to Target Price - $500

Most Professional - $1000

The BIM Innovation Award - $500

Important Dates
Bid Team Registration Opens Tuesday, January 10, 2017, 8:00 AM EST
Bid Team Registration Closes Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 8:00 AM EST
Bid Opening - Bid Documents Issued to Bidders Through Plans Room Monday, January 30, 2017
Mentor Assistance Form Deadline Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 11:59 pm EST
Mentor Declaration Form Due Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 11:59 pm EST
Last Day to Submit a Request for Information (RFI) Wednesday, March 22, 2017. 3:00PM EDT
Bid Closing - Phase 1 (Electronic Submission of Bid) Wednesday March 29 2017 3:00PM EDT
Bid Closing - Phase 2 (Hardcopy Submission of Entire Bid Package) Thursday March 30 2017 3:00PM EDT
Notification of Compliant Bidders Wednesday April 05 2017 3:00PM EDT
Close of Appeal Period for Non-Compliance Thursday April 06 2017 3:00PM EDT
Awards Gala Tuesday, April 11, 2017

**NOTE: Failure to meet the prescribed deadlines will automatically eliminate you from winning the prize category of "Most Professional Bid" and may disqualify you from the competition.

Bid Registration Documents

- Instructions to Bidders
- Team Registration Form / Confidentiality Agreement
- RFI Template
- Privacy Statement/ Photo Release Form
- Mentor Declaration Form
- Mentor Application Form

Note: It is highly recommended to view the PDF documents in Adobe Reader. Viewing the PDF documents in Preview on a Mac will remove functionality of the documents. Download Acrobat Reader for free from the Adobe website at http://get.adobe.com/reader/

Please download the following documents and read. Fill out the registration form and mentor forms and send to register.bidcomp2017@gmail.com by the due dates listed above.

Click here for an example of a previously submitted Bid Package for the TCIC Simulated Student Bid Competition