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2013 Walk on Water Competition

The 2013 Walk on Water competition will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2013 at the Southwestern Community College swimming pool, from 9:00 – 1:00 PM.  Free parking will be available in Lots K and L.

The competition is expected to yield over 50 attendees and over 10 teams from Southwestern College, San Diego State University, San Diego City College, and various high schools within the San Diego and Imperial Valley MESA Schools Programs.

Students build buoyancy shoes  to ‘walk on water’, racing across the length of a swimming pool against other student teams.  Southwestern College student organizations such as AMSA (American Medical Student Association) and SHPE (Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers) are expected to have refreshments available for attendees to purchase as part of their fundraising efforts.

Final results will consists of 1st – 3rd placement, in the following categories:

  • Fastest shoes
  • Most creative shoes
  • Best use of recycled material

Sign-up information:

For a summary of the 2013 Walk on Water Competition, read the article ‘These boats were made for walking’ by Kael Heath of The Sun Southwestern College.

Photo gallery courtesy of Jose Islas:



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