This year's regional Rube Goldberg competition asked competitors to open an umbrella.
Simple you may think, but partispsents have to think outside of the box .
The students ranging from high school to college are encouraged to use teamwork and problem solving skills to complete the task.
The compatiation has a long history, but this is Purdue enganierring student conousl second year of hosting the event.
Event Cordanatir Jana Mudrock say the creative thought process students used was the best past of the event.