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Updated on September 4th, 2022
Event Name
Correctional Institute Design
ScoringPlacement
Point BasedHighest Score Wins
Required Criteria

Disqualification

Competitors/Teams must meet the following minimum criteria. Failure to meet criteria will result in disqualification.

Must have One (1) White Tri-Fold Poster Board (36” x 48”) in Demonstrative items
Must have One (1) Physical 3D model of a cell within the correctional facility. ( ≤ 18”x18”) in Demonstrative Items
Must have One (1) 2-pocket folder with brads containing photographs of the group carrying out each phase of the design process in Demonstrative items
Must have nothing adhered to the tri-fold extending more than ¼ inch from the surface in Tri-Fold Poster Board Organization and Design
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Tri-Fold Poster Board Organization and Design

Creativity/ Neatness05
Prison Name: Neat, Centered, Original, Large enough to be read from 6 ft away05
Section Labels are present and can be read from 6 ft away01
Correct Spelling/ Grammar05
All text is large enough to be read from 3 ft away01
Information appropriately placed/ spaced to create logical flow of reading (may use front and back of tri-fold board for information placement. If using back, background color must be white)05

Tri-fold Section Labels

Interior Layout (Aerial View Blueprint of your entire correctional facility)01
Exterior Layout (Aerial View of outside of correctional facility)01
Front Elevation (What does your correctional facility look like from the front)01
Correctional Goals01
Inmate Population01
Officer/ Staff Population01

Interior Layout - Tri-Fold Information Requirement Information

Aerial Blueprint of entire correctional facility010
Medical Facilities01
Hygiene spaces (if not included in 3D cell model(shower, sinks, toilets, etc.) must be detailed on interior layout blueprint).01
Common Areas (rec room, cafeteria, workshops, library, computer lab, classrooms, religious facilities, etc.)05
Office Spaces05
Armory01
Correctional Officer Resources (breakroom, restrooms, locker room, etc.)05
Jail Cells (Does the total number of cells accommodate the total number of inmates)01
Security Hubs (sally ports, cctv monitoring rooms, officer stations, cell control, checkpoints, etc)05
Security installations (cameras, windows, cell block doors, etc)05

Exterior Layout - Tri-Fold Information Requirement Information

Aerial view of outside of correctional facility010
Perimeter Security05
Parking (employee, visitor)01
Outdoor recreation facilities05
Security installations (cameras, windows, cell block doors, etc)05
Security Hubs (sally ports, cctv monitoring rooms, officer stations, cell control, checkpoints, etc)05

Front Elevation - Tri-Fold Information Requirement Information

Fully depicts what correctional facility looks like from the front010

Correctional Goals - Tri-Fold Information Requirement Information

Level of Security: minimum, medium, maximum, supermax01
Purpose: Incarceration, Rehabilitation, Punishment, Etc.01
Behavior Management: rewards/punishments, etc.05
Programs/ Jobs available for inmates (Indicates Yes/No, provide details for yes)05
Visitation (Indicates Yes/No, provide details if yes)01
Early Release (Indicates Yes/No, provide details if yes)01
Furloughs (Indicates Yes/No, provide details if yes)01
General rules and regulations pertaining to inmates (personal items permitted/ banned, communication with outside of facility, etc)05

Inmate Population - Tri-Fold Information Requirement Information

Total number of inmates01
Gender of Inmates01
Inmate daily schedule (include recreation, commissary, meals, hygiene, work, wake/sleep, etc.)010
Rules of movement (correctional officer escort, free movement, inmate interactions)05
Inmate uniform05
Classification System of inmates (General population, Administrative Segregation, High risk, etc)05

Correctional Officers/Staff - Tri-Fold Information Requirement Information

Total number of correctional officers present at one time01
Uniforms01
Education/ Training Required for Correctional Officers05
Shift Details (work hours, breaks, location within facility, etc.)05

Physical 3D Model Criteria

Walls/ Windows/ Lighting05
Cell Door05
Flooring05
Bed w/ appropriate bed linens05
Toilet/ Sink/ Mirror (if not applicable (common facilities), verify detailed layout on tri-fold board blueprint and score accordingly)05
Additional furniture and materials (shelf, bookshelf, desk, chair, art supplies,etc.)05
All items are reasonably scaled to the overall size of cell01
Cell dimensions displayed on model01
Number of inmates per cell displayed on model and represented by number of beds and additional furniture01

2 Pocket Folder Criteria

Team member names and school name neatly placed on front of folder01
Title page containing Name of Correctional Facility, Picture of both team members, name of both team members, and school name01
≥ 2 (4” x 6”) photographs showing team members throughout Phase I: Development/ Brainstorming/ Researching02
≥ 2 (4” x 6”) photographs showing team members throughout Phase 2: Blueprint design02
≥ 2 (4” x 6”) photographs showing team members throughout Phase 3: 3D Model Design02
≥ 2 (4” x 6”) photographs showing team members throughout Phase I: Tri-Fold poster design02
Photographs affixed to white card stock paper (no more than 2 photographs per page)01
Card Stock with photographs placed within clear protective sleeves01
Each photograph has a description (time, date, location, individuals pictured, details of activity taking place) located underneath the photograph on the page.01
Phases are divided with tabbed divider pages appropriately labeled with Phase name.01
Neatness/ Spelling/ Grammar/ Punctuation05
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