NFPA Fluid Power Challenge Events Teach 600+ Students about Fluid Power in 2015

In the first half of 2015, seven new NFPA Fluid Power Challenge events took place as well as two impactful veteran hosted Challenge events. All of these events taught 634 students about fluid power, teamwork and problem-solving. Click on host names below for video/picture of each event.

In addition, the University of Minnesota held their third Fluid Power Challenge in January of this year with 22 teams competing. Alyssa Burger has organized and brought excitement to all of these events by playing music during the competition and making sure Goldie Gopher is there to cheer the kids on.

Wojanis Supply Company has hosted five consecutive Fluid Power Challenge events and this year they had 28 teams competing. Pioneered by Judy Wojanis with her heartfelt dedication to students in the Pittsburgh area and with tireless outreach to the local community and government. Judy, along with Christine Simcic of Wojanis, have always made this event something that is outstanding for the students and for the community.

All of these events have NFPA member support through sponsorship and judging.

For more information about hosting, sponsoring or judging a Fluid Power Challenge event, click here or contact Lynn Beyer at or (414) 778-3364.

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