Design Drafting Competition2020-11-16T08:27:20-05:00
NEF EDU Design Drafting
Design Drafting Brochure

The Design Drafting Competition is a contest designed for Senior High School and College level students. The contest provides recognition to students for creative design, successful problem solving and craftsmanship in preparing architectural drawings.

Entries are evaluated for detail, accuracy and originality of work. Objectives of the contest are to introduce the student to the construction industry in a positive and challenging manner, while fostering a sense of self-worth and building confidence.

Mentoring programs between students and educators are also encouraged. Each local sponsor is furnished with a “Design Problem” that is designed by a licensed Architect or Engineer and is generic enough to meet the needs of all areas of the US and our international affiliates.

Project drawings must include a minimum of:

  • a floor plan
  • exterior elevation
  • site plan and placement of structure

National winners receive prizes.

Design Drafting FAQ’s

Design Drafting Title Block – what year is used?2020-01-07T10:52:54-05:00
Federal College Codes2019-12-13T13:09:50-05:00
Federal High School Codes2019-12-13T13:07:28-05:00
Does the program need to be endorsed by the student’s school in order to enter?2019-09-30T12:49:13-04:00

The Design Drafting competition is currently distributed to high schools and colleges across the United States.  If the student is submitting work outside of the classroom assignment, the student may wish to engage a teacher or professor in their design responses.  Any competition package not following the guidelines or rules will be disqualified.

Can “teams” of students submit one entry?2019-09-30T12:45:45-04:00

Any competition package not following the guidelines and rules will be disqualified.  Individual entries only.

NEF Design Drafting Competition2019-09-25T16:00:14-04:00

Creative design, problem solving and architectural skills for high school and college students.

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