The Philly Contraption Contest was formerly known as the Philadelphia Rube Goldberg Machine Contest. It was founded by Victor Fiorillo and is program of CultureTrust Greater Philadelphia, a 501c3 independent charitable trust supporting arts and heritage programs of diverse disciplines and cultural traditions.
Students from the greater Philadelphia region will compete to build the best Rube Goldberg-style machine that accomplishes an assigned task.
The Philly Contraption Contest is a volunteer-driven, non-profit initiative. This event is not connected to the for-profit Rube Goldberg Incorporated or the national Rube Goldberg Machine Contest.
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