You may be interested in the
Grant Imahara VEXplorer Robot
The object is to create an interesting, unique
application using just the components that come in the kit. Contest rules
require posting of entries on YouTube. The top winner will receive a $5,000
scholarship fund, 2nd place a $2,000 scholarship, and (10) runner-ups will get
$200 gift certificates to www.vexlabs.com
Any who wish to enter will first need to email a
short description of their design concept-Grant Imahara and Robot magazine will
pick the 25 contestants from these applications by March 24, and the winners
will be picked by Grant Imahara himself in early June- they will be announced in
the September-August 2008 issue of Robot magazine."
Please pass this information on to students who
might be interested in this opportunity.