2018 Info

Registration Procedure
  1. Each team must register with the bid competition by Thursday, February 1st, 2018, 09:00 AST. 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.bidcomp2018@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 Thursday, February 1st, 2018 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 20, 2018, 23:59 AST.

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 - $1000
2nd Place Closest to Target - $500
3rd Place Closest to Target - $250

1st Place BIM - $750
2nd Place BIM - $500
3rd Place BIM - $250

1st Place Most Professional - $1000
2nd Place Most Professional - $500
3rd Place Most Professional - $250

Important Dates
Bid Team Registration Opens Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 09:00 AST
Bid Team Registration Closes Thursday, February 1st, 2018, 09:00 AST
Bid Opening - Bid Documents Issued to Bidders Through Plans Room Thursday, February 1, 2018
Mentor Assistance Form Deadline Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 23:59 AST
Mentor Declaration Form Due Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 23:59 AST
Intention to Bid Deadline Tuesday, March 18, 2018, 16:00 ADT
Last Day to Submit a Request for Information (RFI) Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 16:00 ADT
Bid Closing - Phase 1 (Electronic Submission of Bid) Wednesday, March 28, 2018, 16:00 ADT
Bid Closing - Phase 2 (Hardcopy Submission of Entire Bid Package) Thursday, March 29, 2018, 16:00 ADT
Notification of Compliant Bidders Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 16:00 ADT
Close of Appeal Period for Non-Compliance Thursday, April 5, 2018, 16:00 ADT
Awards Gala Wednesday, April 11, 2018, TBD

**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.

Click here for an example of a previously submitted Bid Report for the TCIC Simulated Bid Comptetition

Click here for an example of a previously submitted BIM Model for the TCIC Simulated Student Bid 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

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Please download the following documents and read. Fill out the registration form and mentor forms and send to register.bidcomp2018@gmail.com by the due dates listed above.

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