Wind Challenge Comes to the College March 17

February 14, 2018

The sixth annual Wind Challenge returns to the Gorge on March 17 at the Fort Dalles Readiness Center in The Dalles. During the Wind Challenge, teams of high school and middle school students from across the Gorge learn about wind turbine technology and design, and apply their skills in an all-day competition to race against the clock in building the strongest, fastest wind turbine.

This event is sponsored by Google and put on as a partnership between Columbia Gorge Community College, the Gorge Technology Alliance and Google. The event also showcases a free, fun STEM Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with dozens of booths of hands-on activities to engage students and the general public. Everyone is welcome!

Volunteers are still needed, and no experience is necessary. Volunteers can enjoy the fun, be well-fed and take home a t-shirt for just a few hours of their time. Learn more or volunteer at