Hashtags and robots and prizes – oh my!
The 2016 FedEx Innovation Challenge, an interactive social-media competition, is back and this year will be open to all FRC and FTC teams in the US. The Innovation Challenge takes place from January 9 – February 21, 2016.
Part problem solving, part creative challenge, this fun and engaging competition will consist of math and science problems, scavenger hunt activities, and more. Best of all, it’s super easy to play.
Participating teams are required to submit responses in the form of a photo using either Twitter or Instagram. All responses will be judged on the accuracy of the answer, creativity of the response and the level of team participation and spirit.
- $5,000 and a VIP experience trip to FIRST Championship
- $3,000, a roboRIO controller and a Dell Alienware laptop
- $1,000, a roboRIO controller and a Dell Alienware laptop
All entries are submitted via Instagram and Twitter. #Hashtags, baby!
FedEx has been a proud supporter of FIRST for 15 years, providing free shipping of FIRST Robotics Competition Kits of Parts and robots, and cash support for the Rookie Grant Program.
Get in the game! Check out the rules and details at http://blog.van.fedex.com/innovationchallenge. The challenges will be revealed January 9 at 10:30 AM Eastern.