”NATIONWIDE CHALLENGE ASKS 8 to 17-YEAR-OLDS TO IMAGINE WORLD-CHANGING TECHNOLOGY OF THE FUTURE”
Inspired by the upcoming Disney movie “Tomorrowland” (released on Friday, May, 22, 2015), ” The Walt Disney Studios, Disney Citizenship, and XPRIZE announce a nationwide challenge for young innovators.
Disney’s Create Tomorrowland – XPRIZE Challenge invites kids to imagine themselves in the future and report back to the present through video, imagery or stories about one new and amazing invention or innovation they encounter, how it works, and the impact it has on the future. In June, six winners will have a once–in-a-lifetime mentorship experience with a leader in their area of interest. In addition, each winner will receive a $3,000 check, a3D Printer from 3D Systems, and registration for FIRST® LEGO® League for the competition season 2015-2016 in the U.S.
Participants will compete in two divisions: Junior Division (8-12 years old), and Senior Division (13–17 years old). All entrants must have prior consent from their parent or legal guardian in order to participate in the challenge. Official Rules, to enter, and details about the Challenge are available at http://XPRIZEchallenge.org/ CreateTomorrowland. Official registration and submission period starts April 22, 2015, and runs through May 17, 2015.
Submissions will be judged on innovation, creativity and presentation. XPRIZE will provide a panel of judges who will evaluate and score all submissions, and six (6) winners will be chosen. Supporting XPRIZE Partners include FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), 3D Systems and the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
View this link to learn more http://youtu.be/Dd6ykMqYwhI. Enter today!