The Great Egg Race 2016
  • Drake's Cafe, Plymouth University

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Once again, during British Science Week all DIY engineering enthusiasts are called upon to participate in the IET's hands-on fun challenge! 

Inspired by the TV series, teams of 4-6 will attempt to build impossible contraptions from materials provided on the evening. 

A buffet meal will be provided, but pre-registration of teams is essential as places are limited. 

The Great Egg Race is:

  • an annual competition run by the IET Devon and Cornwall Network, now in its 11th year
  • fantastic fun for all ages and abilities
  • a great way for students to gain contacts for their future career
  • promotes science and engineering to the general public.


  • 18:00: Competition start
  • 21:00: Presentation of prizes

Contact Steve O'Mara (email: or tel: 07983 071511) for full details and to register your team.

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