The De La Salle University Civil Engineering Society (CES) hosted the Popsicle Stick Bridge Building Contest 2010. The bridge entries were judged last Feb. 13, 2010. There were 31 entries from various schools: DLSU, TIP-Manila, PLM, FEATI, DHVTSU, Mapua and FEU-EAC. In the Design Category, the bridges were judged based on the following criteria:
- Creativity and Innovativeness in the design and form: 30%
- Application of bridge design principles: 30%
- Practicality and implementability: 20%
- Neat and well-polished bridge: 20%
There is only one winner in the design category which was the entry from the Technological Institute of the Philippines - Manila. The other entries which ranked 2nd and third came from PLM and TIP-Manila, respectively.