New Mexico MESA

New Mexico MESA

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April 17, 2019 NM MESA Day 2019

If you want to Volunteer for the 2019 MESA Day, Please go to the Volunteer Registration Page by Clicking HERE


For 2019, All of our events will address the topic of Food as a Grand Challenge.  NM MESA schools are invited to participate in our MESA Day as follows:

  • MESA Day Track-Teams will compete in 4 events:
    • On Site Science-Eatery Science Escape
    • On Site Math-Farmers Math: A Sum of the Real Dirty Work!
    • Prepared Design-Fly Over Operational Delivery System: FOODS
    • On Site Engineering-Bring Your Own Junk: Let’s Get Mobile!
  • MESA USA Track-Team will compete in Arduino Based Solutions for Humans-National Engineering Design Competition Qualifier as follows:
    • Technical Presentation &Interview
    • Academic Poster & Symposium
    • Project Report
    • Prototype Pitch

MESA Day Important Information:

  • Logistics Information:
    • Lunch Concession Menu: HERE
      • To Purchase Vouchers ahead of time, contact Elizabeth McGinn at or 505-710-8088.
    • All Day Concession Menu: HERE
    • Final Driving/Parking Instructions:
      • For Small Vehicles: If you are bringing a suburban/school vehicle an assigned parking permit will be emailed to you.
        • All parking is in the Albuquerque Convention Center Parking Garage on Martin Luther King Jr. & Broadway. Click HERE for Information.
        • There is paid parking also available here for spectators, guests, and additional vehicles.
      • For Busses:
        • All Buses are to drop off/pickup students in the Tijeras Loading Zone: Click HERE for Directions.
        • There is limited bus parking in the adjoining Marshaling Yard: Click HERE for Directions.  All Other busses will need to find another public place to stage as there is no other bus/downtown parking.
    • Final Team Assignments:
    • Final Event Map: Albuquerque Convention Center-East Building
    • Final Agenda: HERE (Updated 4/11/19)
  • 2019 MESA Day Handbook
  • 2018-2019 MESA USA Handbook
  • 2018-2019 MESA USA Resource Guide
  • 2018-2019 MESA Day FAQ Document-Updated 4/3/19
    • This document is intended to clarify any information pertaining to the upcoming MESA Day/Region Design events.  This document also acts as an addendum to the MESA Day Handbook and will be followed at each competition.



To successfully code with Arduino, you will need a laptop computer with Arduino downloaded onto it.

Important datesNew Mexico MESA Day State Competition Phases and Important Dates are as follows

  • MESA USA Track Interest Form: DUE November 19, 2018 to or Fax To: 877-464-6642
  • MESA USA Track Check #2: EXTENDED DEADLINE OF February 15
  • MESA Day Team Final Registration and MESA USA Event Materials Submittal Deadline: March 20, 2019 at 5PM.  Items DUE are as follows:
    • On Line Registration (Once Available)
    • RC Checklist
    • Team/School Information
    • Transportation Request
    • MESA USA Technical Paper Download
    • Team Picture(s)-Optional
    • MESA Day Leadership Council Nomination
  • MESA Day State Competition: April 17, 2019




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