2019 Info

Registration Procedure
  1. Each team must register with the bid competition by Tuesday January 22nd, 2019, 14:00:00 CST. 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.bidcomp2019@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 Tuesday January 22nd, 2019 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 19th, 2019, 23:59:59 CST.

Closing Time

The bid closing times and dates are as follows:
Phase 1 (Hardcopy Submission of Bid)

Phase 2 (Electronic Submission of Bid)
Commercial Submission (Price)

Phase 3 (Electronic Submission of Bid)
Emailed to Executive Team (Designated)
Bid Form and supporting commercial content:

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 8th, 2019, 10:00 CST
Bid Team Registration Closes Tuesday January 22nd, 2019, 14:00 CST
Bid Opening - Bid Documents Issued to Bidders Through Plans Room Monday January 28, 2019
Mentor Assistance Form Deadline Tuesday February 5th, 2019, 23:59:59 CST
Mentor Declaration Form Due Tuesday February 19th, 2019, 23:59:59 CST
Intention to Bid Deadline Tuesday March 5th, 2019, 17:00:00 CST
Last Day to Submit a Request for Information (RFI) Wednesday March 20th, 2019, 15:00:00 CDT
Bid Closing - Phase 1 (Hardcopy Submission of Entire Bid Package) Tuesday March 26th, 2019, 14:00:00 CDT
Bid Closing - Phase 2 (Electronic Submission of Bid Price) Wednesday March 27th, 2019, 14:00:00 CDT
Bid Closing – Phase 3 (Electronic Submission of Bid and Form Supporting Commercial Content) Thursday March 28th, 2019, 14:00:00 CDT
Notification of Compliant Bidders Wednesday April 10th, 2019, 14:00:00 CDT
Close of Appeal Period for Non-Compliance Thursday April 11th, 2019, 14:00:00 CDT
Awards Gala Tuesday April 16th, 2019, 14:00:00 CDT

**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

Bid Registration Documents

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

Please download and read the documents in this section. Fill out the registration form and e-mail it to register.bidcomp2019@gmail.com. Mentor Declaration and Mentor Application forms are to be e-mailed to 2019bidcompmentorshipdirector@gmail.com. Due dates for each form respectively can be found in the 'important dates' section above.