The Construction Management Competition is ABC’s hallmark event promoting careers in construction management. Sponsored and supported by ABC members, the CMC features teams of college and university students testing their project management, estimating, safety, quality control and presentation skills.

This competition gives the nation’s top construction management students a glimpse into the real world of construction, as well as an opportunity to showcase their talents and provides them valuable, resume-building experience. In addition to creating a significant learning opportunity, the competition fosters an environment that will bring out the best in each team, encourages dialogue among the students, builds team spirit and heightens problem-solving skills as students rise to meet this challenge.

Teams will be limited to a total of seven participants for the 2024 competition due to space limitations. Each team is required to have four competitors and a faculty advisor. Teams are allowed to bring up to two alternates.

Intent to Compete forms are due Monday, Nov. 20

Deadline to register is Monday, Jan. 8

Intent-to-Compete Form

Monday, Jan. 15
Step 1 Release

Tuesday, Jan. 16
Competition Kick Off Call

Tuesday, March 12
9 a.m.-5 p.m. CMC Registration

Wednesday, March 13
8-9:30 a.m. CMC Reg, Breakfast and Team Setup
9:30-10 a.m. CMC Orientation
10 a.m.-3 p.m. CMC Step II
3:30-5 p.m. Exhibit Hall Grand opening
5:30-7 p.m. Opening General Session
7:15-9:30 p.m. Opening Night Celebration

Thursday, March 14
8-10 a.m Team Photos & Step III AV Testing
10 a.m.-4 p.m. CMC Step III Presentations
4:30-6 p.m. Sponsored Networking Reception

Friday, March 15
8:15-9:15 a.m. Faculty Advisor Forum
9:30-11 a.m. CMC Debrief With Judges
1:00-3:00 p.m. Tech Palooza
4 p.m. Group Photo
5-7 p.m. Careers in Construction Awards
7:15-10 p.m. Convention Closing Night Celebration

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