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About TSGC

ABOUT THE DESIGN CHALLENGE

DESIGN TEAMS

DESIGN TEAM NOTEBOOK

Frequently Asked Questions

Links & Resources

DESIGN TOPICS

GUIDELINES

TIMELINE & DEADLINES

 

 

 

PROGRAM CONTACTS

Dr. Tim Urban
designchallenge@tsgc.utexas.edu

voice: 512-471-0967
fax: 512-471-3585

3925 West Braker Lane, Suite 200
Austin, Texas 78759

toll-free switchboard:
1-800-248-8752

 

Talia Jurgens
designchallenge@tsgc.utexas.edu

voice: 512-471-8271
fax: 512-471-3585

3925 West Braker Lane, Suite 200
Austin, Texas 78759

toll-free switchboard:
1-800-248-8752

 

DESIGN TEAM NOTEBOOK

SPRING 2014 Timeline & Deadline

DESIGN CHALLENGE deadlines are set to complement as best possible the typical academic schedule posted for Texas institutions of higher learning.

  • Deadlines noted for completing Levels 1, 2 & 3 milestones constitute "complete participation."
  • Option Areas do not have specified deadlines; they may be completed at any time during the semester.
  • All TSGC DESIGN CHALLENGE submissions are due by midnight on the date indicated for completion.

BASE LEVEL

Design Brief

Accepted Until: Friday, September 12, 2014

  • Design Brief (Semester I) or Continuation Plan (Semester II)
  • Incomplete submissions must be corrected before the deadline to be fully considered.
  • Topics are assigned on a first come / first served basis.
  • Late entries may be considered pending funding and space available.

LEVEL 1

Deadline: midnight, September 22, 2014

  • Design Project proposal (Semester I) or Summary of Work-in-progress (Semester II)

LEVEL 2

Deadline: midnight, October 20, 2014

  • Mid-Term Report

LEVEL 3

Design Challenge Showcase: November 17, 2014

  • Showcase Event: November 16-17, 2014 in Houston, Texas
  • Final Report Accepted: December 5, 2014

OPTION AREAS

Option Area involvement may be completed at any time during the semester.

TRAVEL GRANT

Deadline to submit Team Travel & Expense Report: December 5, 2014

  • Team Travel and Expense reports should be attached to the Level report in which they take place.