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2019 International Young Eagles Cup (YEC) STEAM Project Contest

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Award Ceremony: Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown

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Chinese Association for Science and Technology 2019 Global Innovation Summit

2019 International Young Eagles Cup (YEC) STEAM Project Contest

Chinese Association for Science and Technology USA announces the beginning of application to the inaugural International Young Eagles Cup (YEC) - STEAM Project Contest.

The goal of the contest is to promote science and technology education, promote self-study and practice of mathematics, art, science and engineering knowledge and skills, and promote team work, communication and presentation skills among youth through building and showcasing their independently created technology projects and products.

The projects will be judged by scientists and technology experts. 20 selected finalists will be invited to attend CASTUSA 2019 Global Innovation Summit to be held in Pittsburgh on Oct. 12, 2019. There will be prizes for the winners and all finalists will have designated session to meet and chat with Nobel Prize winners, distinguished scientists and entrepreneurs at the conference.

Type of projects: Innovative devices, robots, computer software, crafts, art & science crosslink projects.

Requirement for projects:

Innovative: created and developed independently by applicant(s), IP right owned by applicant(s)

  1. Practical: can be applied to real life situations
  2. Language: English

Timeline for application:

  1. Application Deadline: Aug. 31, 2019
  2. Finalist announcement: Sept. 10, 2019

Requirement for participants:

  1. Must be between Grade 7 and Grade 12 in Fall 2019 semester for US participants (please provide proof)
  2. In equivalent age group internationally (provide proof).

Application Form:

  1. Email the following to STEM.CASTUSA@gmail.com: your name, age, school name and address, project name and whether you will participate in the Summit .
  2. Pay application fee online.
  3. Send personal bio with photos, project demo slides and video to STEM.CASTUSA@gmail.com, with project name on the subject line.

Required application materials:

  1. Detailed project description
  2. Demo video (2 minutes)
  3. Presentation slides
  4. Other supporting materials

Application Fee: $50

Score Criteria:

  1. Original/Innovativeness: 25%
  2. Practicality: 25%
  3. Economic Value: 25%
  4. Presentation: 25%

Procedure:

  1. Presentation/Demo: 5 minutes, 3 minutes Q&A
  2. Displayin display room):posterdevicerobotcraftsoftware
  3. Award ceremony: at Award Gala

Prize:

  1. Gold Medal (1): $1000
  2. Silver Medal (2): $500
  3. Bronze Medal (7): $200
  4. Innovation Award (10) $100


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