The Technic.LEGO.com Challenge is back for the 2011 edition.
From this March onwards we will have a new series of challenges and the monthly winner will continue to the Big Finale in October.
See the announcement at the technic.LEGO.com blog, by Casper.
What to build?
The competition for this month (March) is about Linear movement.
Build a cool model with nice functions based on linear movement – with or without the linear actuator!
Interestingly this Challenge was preceded a few days, with a post from Markus Kossman at the technic.LEGO.com blog , about Linear Actuators and some background info. It would be nice if this become a common practice for the 2011 challenges.
How does it work?
Right now you can submit models - On the 15th of March - a panel of judges consisting of designers, marketing managers, building instruction artists and more will pick out (of all submissions) 10 finalists that will then be put up for voting here on the site. Considerations for the Nominees will be based on Model, Design, build to theme and age.
The prize for the monthly winner will be the new 8069 Backhoe Loader, from the 2011 LEGO Technic assortment.
Furthermore, your model will go on to the Finale in October where it will compete with the other winners over the Grand Prize:
This is all models from the LEGO Technic line that are new and have been launched in 2011
Many of you, should be now wondering wheter the contest this year will have the same format as in 2010, where both TFOLs and AFOLs could participate and run for the final prize (one set for each category).
The answer is YES!
More about this should be popping at the LEGO Technic blog, soon.