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City of Phoenix Stormwater Program

Environmental Protection Agency
Low Impact Development Center
Center for Watershed Protection
Watershed Management Group

Maricopa County Drainage Manuals

ASU Global Institute of Sustainability

Pervious Pavement Resources

Project Management

Project Management Institute Educational Foundation Toolkit


 Phoenix Chamber of Commerce

Greater Phoenix Economic Council

Tucson Chamber of Commerce

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For Teachers


Become a Sponsor

There are several opportunities for you and your organization to be supporters of the students and the competition:

  • Introduce the Future City program to middle schools with which your organization has a relationship.  This program is designed to provide additional STEM education and mentoring opportunities, reaching students throughout Arizona.
  • Provide expertise in Project Management or the SimCitytm software.  Like working with other projects, students are required to develop and execute a project plan. Helping them with this process will increase their success. The students use SimCitytm as the basis for the computer model developed by the students.  Students, teachers and mentors need additional support and training on both the software and technical environment.
  • Promote employee involvement in the Future City program from within your organization using internal communication channels and volunteer recognition initiatives.
  • Provide expertise in media relations, public outreach, finance, competition planning or a variety of other functions necessary for a high quality program. 
  • Provide financial support to assure that all interested student teams have an opportunity to participate, compete and be recognized for their efforts. 

There are four general levels of sponsorship:

Platinum Sponsor over $10,000
Gold Sponsor $5,000 - 10,000
Silver Sponsor $1,000 - 5,000
Bronze Sponsor up to $1000

All monies collected are used for the Arizona Region competition.  Major sponsors will be recognized in publications, media releases and signage at the competition in accordance with DiscoverE policy.  

Each sponsor is requested to take an active role at the various events and program activities. 

You are encouraged to provide a corporate display at the regional finals.  The corporate display is intended to accomplish several purposes:

  • It explains what your organization does in the community and the state and your contributions to technology and engineering.
  • It describes what jobs engineers and technical professionals do and how they contribute to the success of your organization.
  • It challenges the students by providing educational objectives and requirements that are required by your organization.

Were you once a student competitor?  Let us know what you are doing?  Tell us your story at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Also, become a friend on our Facebook page (Future City Arizona).

We want to hear  your story.  What impact has our competition had on you as a student?  We want to know what you are doing and are always looking to get more of our alumni involved.

  • What are your interests?
  • Did your interests change in high school and college?
  • What classes did you take and what is your major?
  • Are you working and what are you doing on the job?
  • Do you have any special interests?
  • Do you have any suggestions for 6th- 8th graders as they consider what's next for them?
  • Are you working on something new and exciting?

Do you have an opportunity to become engaged as a mentor, judge or competition volunteer?
Please contact our alumni coordinator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for additional information.

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Thank You !

We are greatful for the companies, organizations, and individuals who sponsor the Future City Competition - Arizona Region. Through their contributions and effrots the Future City Competition - Arizona Region is made possible. We thank you for your continued support and encourage our participants to support you.

To become a sponsor, click here.

Dibble Engineering
Bentley Systems
General Dynamics
Andrews & Associates, LLC
Arizona Public Service
Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold, Inc
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Phoenix Section
Southwest Gas Corporation
Super Embroidery & Screenprinting
Maximum Promotions, Inc.
Swift Transportation
Buse Printing & Packaging
Fry’s Food and Drug Stores
Fry’s Marketplace