You Make It Challenge

You Make It Challenge

Vote Now for Your Favorite “You Make It” Challenge Entry!

We set out to find the next generation of innovators, builders and makers…and the submissions we received are incredible! Thank you again to all the young innovators who entered!

Since the competition closed, the Rockwell Automation engineers have been hard at work reviewing all the submissions. And we are happy to announce that our judges have selected our top 10 semi-finalist innovators!

Now it’s up to you to vote!

Vote for your favorite to narrow it down to the top 3 innovators. You can vote once per day so please come back to show your favorite submission support!

Need help making a decision? Here’s the criteria, each weighted equally, that the judges used to narrow down our submissions: Purpose, Innovation, Creativity and Presentation.

PURPOSE: Does the idea address a real-world problem with a solution? Does the innovator identify how?the idea expands human possibility?

INNOVATION: Is the idea a new?technology or does it leverage existing technology in a new, creative?or unconventional way?

CREATIVITY: Is the idea new and original, showcasing the innovator’s ability to think?critically about real-world problems and identify solutions?

PRESENTATION: Is the idea presented clearly and in a creative way??

Voting ends at 11:59 p.m. CST on Friday, August 23 and the top 3 will be announced the week of August 26, so vote now!

Be sure to stay tuned to www.YouMakeItChallenge.com and our social media channels; and be sure to follow the hashtag: #YouMakeItChallenge.


PRIZES

Your idea could win you some amazing prizes. Not only will three finalists win a chance to present their ideas in Chicago and get a FIRST grant, one grand prize winner will also get a maker space kit. All three prizes combined for the grand prize winner total over $10,000.

Three (3) finalists will receive:

  • A Rockwell Automation mentor to help you refine your idea and perfect your pitch
  • Airfare for two (2) to Automation Fair 2019 in Chicago, Illinois
  • Up to two (2) nights hotel stay in Chicago, Illinois
  • One (1) grant to any FIRST program for the next season

One (1) grand prize winner will receive:

  • A Rockwell Automation mentor to help you refine your idea and perfect your pitch
  • Airfare for two (2) to Automation Fair 2019 in Chicago, Illinois
  • Up to two (2) nights hotel stay in Chicago, Illinois
  • One (1) grant to any FIRST program for the next season
    • Plus…
      • A maker space kit that includes:
        • One (1) 3-D printer plus software and hardware
        • One (1) computer with software
        • One (1) STEM class pack
        • One (1) STEM workstation

*All prizes subject to change and based on availability.


THOUGHT STARTERS

Okay, you have a great idea. Now what? If you need some help to get you started, here are some questions to ask yourself to get you to the next step!

  • What’s the purpose of your idea?
  • How does your idea expand human possibility?
  • What about your idea is new and innovative?
  • Why do you think this problem hasn’t been solved yet?
  • How does this idea help you? Your family? Your community??
  • How do you see your idea coming to life?
  • Why does the world need this?
  • What inspired your idea?

These are the kinds of questions you will want to ask yourself to help you define your idea. So if you can dream it, we want to know about it! So, DREAM BIG! And if you’ve got more questions, we can help you along the way. If you have a question or concern that isn’t listed anywhere, we want to hear from you. Contact Us.


TIMELINE

  • June 13 - July 26, 2019:?Submissions Accepted?
  • July 29 - August 9, 2019:?Round 1 Judging?
  • Week?of August 12, 2019: Top 10 Finalists Announced
  • Week of August 19, 2019:?Round 2 Judging
  • Week of August 26, 2019:?Top 3 Finalists Announced
  • September/October 2019: Virtual Project Mentorship?
  • November 19, 2019: In-person presentation at Automation Fair in Chicago, Winner Announced

** All dates subject to change **


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