Rube Goldberg ® Poster Contest

Rube Goldberg (n.) a comically involved, complicated invention, laboriously contrived to perform a simple operation

-Websters New World Dictionary

In the spirit of engineer and cartoonist Rube Goldberg, we invited you to design a wacky and beautifully complicated contraption to help you accomplish a simple everyday task. This year's wacky and imaginative winners will receive gift cards and T-shirts.

2011 Winners


Sean L.

Sean L

Middle School

Best Design: Marciano Martinez

Best Design


Best Essay: Amber Sedwick "Power on the wall"

Best Essay


Judges' Choice

Kaitlin L.

Kaitlin L