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SHOCKER MINDSTORMS

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General Rules & Information

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Mindstorms Challenge: February 10, 2007
9am - 4pm
Heskett Center, WSU

Awards Ceremony: February 10, 2007
5pm - 6pm
Room 208 Hubbard Hall, WSU

Trial Day: January 27, 2007
10am - 2pm
Heskett Center, WSU

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Welcome to the 2007 WSU LEGO MINDSTORMS Challenge. Our goal is to provide young students with the opportunity for practical application and exhibition of math, science, and engineering skills, as well as promoting teamwork, dedication, and sportsmanship. We appreciate the time and energy each team of students, coaches, and parents puts into this effort. We do our best to provide a fair, fun, and engaging Challenge Day. We ask that all participants (students, coaches, spectators, judges, and officials) play well and observe fair and positive sportsmanship etiquette.

The MINDSTORMS Challenge is open to the public. Spectators: parents, grandparents, friends, classmates, and interested engineers and educators are invited and welcome. The MINDSTORMS Challenge provides an excellent exhibition of young people's efforts, dedication, knowledge, and skills.

All Missions, Presentations, Notebook and Table Displays, Spirit and Sportsmanship efforts will be judged by professional engineers or educators and faculty from the Colleges of Education and Engineering.

The MINDSTORMS Challenge is free to participants and jointly sponsored by Wichita State University’s Colleges of Engineering and Education, Spirit Aerosystems and the Boeing Charitable Trust Co.

Please check the FAQ page frequently. Any notifications and/or clarifications of the rules or missions will be posted there as soon as they become available.

Attention Registered Teams: If you have a question about a mission or a challenge please click on the "Questions" link to the left and fill out the FAQ form. Please do not send questions through e-mail. Thank you!