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Saturday, March 28, 2015

Disney's "Create TOMORROWLAND" - XPRIZE Challenge

Tomorrowland is a Disney moving coming out on May 22nd. It is a mystery adventure with a bright teenager, Casey, full of scientific curiosity. Casey embarks on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space known only as "Tomorrowland."

Sparked by the movie, Disney and XPRIZE have announced a nationwide challenge for young innovators. The challenge: imagine yourself in the future and report back to the present through video, imagery, or stories about one new and amazing invention or innovation encountered, how it works, and the impact it has on the future.

The prize, or prizes... In June, six winners will have a once–in-a-lifetime mentorship experience with a leader in their area of interest. In addition, each winner will receive a $3,000 check, a 3D Printer from 3D Systems, and registration for FIRST® LEGO® League for the competition season 2015-2016 in the U.S.

Participants will compete in two divisions: Junior Division (8-12 years old), and Senior Division (13–17 years old). All entrants must have prior consent from their parent or legal guardian in order to participate in the challenge. Official Rules and details about the Challenge are available at Official registration and submission period starts April 22, 2015, and runs through May 17, 2015. 

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