Engineers Without Borders - USA

Greater Austin Chapter

Water Trotter Urban Challenge 2015

What: The Water Trotter Urban Challenge is a fun and challenging urban trekking adventure over a distance of approximately three miles. Teams will navigate through the diverse urban ecosystem of Austin’s Waller Creek Corridor exploring local neighborhoods, the Capitol and the University of Texas at Austin campus. The urban challenge is designed to emphasize the importance of clean water in developing countries.

Impact: Your sponsorship of this event will help raise resources for EWB-Austin Chapter to construct vital water infrastructure programs in Peru and Guatemala.

When: April 25, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Where: Scholz Garten - 1607 San Jacinto

How to Participate: Each Team will consist of two participants.  At least one participant has to be over 18 years in age. Each participant will have to fill out a separate online form / application. The first member of a team can sign up and create a team from this website and the second team member can sign up by joining that team.

Sign up:

Early Bird Rate (Before April 1st) / Normal Rate

1. Parent and Child (12 & under): $30 / $40

2. Parent and Child (13 & older): $30 / $40

3. All College Students: $30 / $40

4. All Engineers: $40 / $50

5. Open: $40 / $50

Teams are encouraged to participate in costumes. Photos from previous Water Trotter Urban Challenges can be found here.

An event T-shirt, lunch (from Scholz Garten) and a take home bag will be provided for each participant. Prizes will be given to first place winners in each category.

Here are rules for the urban challenge, prizes, and examples of clues you will be given to solve during the challenge.

For further questions email:

Project Information:


Click HERE for more information on Peru Project


More information on our Guatemala Project





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