Rube Goldberg Machine Contest
Southeastern Ohio Rube Goldberg Machine Contest at Warren High School, Vincent Ohio, 45784

Our First Rube Goldberg Machine Contest is Over and I want to extend a Hearty Thank You to everyone that made it a success.  We have one under our belt, and next year will be even better.

Winner: Minervia Ohio: Team SWAG  Theme: Circus

Runner Up: Warren HS: Team Honey Badger

Team SWAG Goes on to The National Competition

A VERY Close Competition.  The Tie went to the Team with the Highest Rube Goldberg Style Points. 

General Information From the 2012 Event

Any High School Team From Anywhere Can Compete--We're not picky like that.  All Teams Must Have an Adult Coach With Them at the Competition.  The Winner will Qualify to go to the National Rube Goldberg Machine Contest to be Held at Ferris State University in Big Rapids, MI on Saturday, March 17, 2012

Event Particulars, as they stand now:

Doors open at 8:30am for set up
Orientation at 10 am
Machine Judging to start at 10:30am

Contact information:
Lawrence King, Physical Science Teacher

Teams That Can Compete: 12 
Members on a team: up to, and sometimes over 12
Time for Lunch is usually 12
48 divided by 4 = 12
Number that I appear to be fixated upon: 12

To Participate in our Rube Goldberg Machine Competition

The Fee:

From the 2012 Contest
Probably the same for next year

Partial List of Machine Specs--To give you a feel of what’s in store with this build.

Download Official Rule Book at