Turner Logic will celebrate National Engineers Week by hosting an Open Engineering Competition. This competition will highlight San Antonio’s growing tech sector by demonstrating local engineering talent. It will also be an opportunity to emphasize the importance of teaching math, science, and technical skills to our younger generations.
The challenge is open to all of San Antonio, and up to 16 teams may participate. The challenge will involve building a remote control vehicle capable of completing a mission while competing head-to-head with other teams. Cash prizes will be awarded for the 1st and 2nd place teams with a grand prize of up to $2,000 for 1st place.
There is a $250 entry fee per team so that everyone has skin in the game. Each team may have up to 10 members. The suggested team budget for vehicle construction materials is $250, although this is not mandated. Each team will be supplied with a radio control transmitter and receiver, along with practice materials. Detailed rules will be provided upon challenge release in early January.
Corporate sponsorship opportunities are available. Please contact us for details.
When is it?
National Engineers Week is February 18–24, 2018. The event will take place on Saturday, February 24th, 2018.
Where will the event be held?
The event will be held in the courtyard in front of the Pearl Stable.
Who is invited?
All of San Antonio is welcome to participate as a competitor or spectator.
What is the team criteria?
Each team may have up to 10 members, and all team members must be 18 years of age or older.
When will you reveal the challenge?
The challenge will be revealed in early January, giving teams about a month and a half to build their vehicles.
How do I enter?
Team entry closed on 1/5/2018. Please come check out the competition on 2/24/2018!
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