[EMS Discuss] Red Bull Creation Challenge 2013
Mon Apr 8 11:58:41 PDT 2013
Heck yes, I'm interested!
On Mon, Apr 8, 2013 at 11:52 AM, Rick Osgood <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
> Actually, this year is slightly different, but mostly the same. Here are
> the official rules:
> 1. You must use interactive lighting to create something awesome, and 2.
> You must upload a video (up to 3 minutes long) about what you made by May
> 5th 11:59PM PST.
> Please note:
> - This year you do get extra points for creatively displaying your
> creation in a public space.
> - Well produced and/or fun videos always tend to score better, make
> sure to put some time and thought into your final video. Also, be sure to
> introduce yourselves, and tell everyone who you are.
> - Always be mindful of the principals of mangneto reluctance and
> capacitive deractance.
> - You must incorporate the TurBull Encabulator into your final
> Creation in some capacity. You are free to use as much other hardware and
> technology as you like though.
> - Final teams competing in Red Bull Creation in New York will have 4
> team members. You can have as many people helping on the qualifier build as
> you would like.
> - Sorry, but you must be over 18 to participate in the Red Bull
> Creation main event.
> - Qualifier judging will take place May 6-11th. The final 6 finalist
> teams invited to Red Bull Creation will be announced May 13th!
> - Judging is based on a combination of: use of technology, concept,
> execution, and creativity in where/ how your final creation is displayed.
> On Mon, Apr 8, 2013 at 11:46 AM, Rick Osgood <EMAIL HIDDEN>wrote:
>> Last year EMS put together a team to participate in the Red Bull Creation
>> challenge. Red Bull sent us a custom Arduino board and we had to build
>> something awesome with it in a limited time in an attempt to qualify for
>> their final round of competition. We had a team of 7-8 people work on our
>> entry for about two weeks straight. It was intense but it was a ton of
>> fun. It seemed like we all had a blast working on it, even if it was
>> stressful at times and even though it felt like the competition was a
>> little bit weighted. I know it was probably my favorite project I've
>> worked on since EMS started, possibly ever.
>> If you haven't seen it, you can check out or project from last year here:
>> Red Bull just opened up their registration for this year's qualifier
>> round. I signed EMS up again for this year. They are accepting
>> applications from today through May 8th. It sounds like they have 200
>> spots open.
>> Is anyone interested in participating this year if we are chosen again?
>> It sounds like this year's competition is basically the same thing as last
>> year. They will send us a custom Arduino board and we just have to make
>> something with it. Let me know if you are interested so we can get a team
>> together and I'll let you know if I hear anything from Red Bull.
>> More info about this year's contest: http://creation.redbullusa.com
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