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Awards & Competitions


Honor the achievements in the tunneling and underground construction industries.

UCA Photo Contest

Showcase your unique view from underground and share your perspective with the public.

International Tunnelling Association Awards

The ITA promotes tunneling by bringing together information and by studying related questions.

Make a difference in the underground construction industry. Honor and celebrate the achievements that advance professionals and the industry.

UCA Awards

The UCA administers and presents four recognition awards for outstanding individual and group achievements in the tunneling and underground construction industries.

View Awards


UCA Competitions 

Get involved while supporting the industry by entering a competition:

UCA Photo Contest

This is your chance to share your images with others and give the public a different view of the tunneling and underground construction industry. Learn more.

UCA Student Chapter Competitions

Student Chapter Membership Challenge
Outstanding Student Chapter Contest
SME Outstanding Student Chapter MEC Award
SME Student Chapter Annual Report Contest