SMART Competition Registration Continues

The SMART Competition ( is a global STEM and Career and Technology Education (CTE) education program for high school students.

Registration for the competition began in September. Teams are receiving data files and the virtual model details.

According to Mark Schneider, Global Technical Director – User Workflow Adviser of Bentley Systems, Bentley Systems, “the information that the student teams use is the same type of data engineering professionals, architects and designers are using everyday”.

The Competition is an excellent educational program that compliments classroom learning objectives. The program promotes the application of sustainability, green building design, energy efficiency, renewable power generation and provides the students with the ability to create innovative solutions to a real-world challenge.

The competition is open to all high school students who attend public, private, parochial, charter and home-based schools or participate in informal education programs. The competition is designed to attract all students without regard or bias of gender, race, socio-economic or academic performance level.

For additional information, contact Mike Andrews,