Chrysler announces high school design competitionFri, 04 Jan 2013
Chrysler has launched its ‘Autorama High School Design Competition 2013'.
The competition calls for high school students currently attending a Detroit Public School to design a future luxury Chrysler brand vehicle they picture for the year 2030.
Students must submit their designs on one sheet of 14" x 16" paper using pencils, markers or paint and include their name, school, grade level and contact information.
Entrants have until 5 p.m. (EST) on 8 February to submit their design to their designated schoolteacher or counselor.
The first-placed freshman-junior class student will win an iPad, a summer automotive design course at the College of Creative Studies (CSS) and three passes to this year's Detroit Autorama, while the second-placed student will receive a summer automotive design course at CCS and three passes to the Autorama.
For senior class students, first place receives an iPad, a summer automotive design course at CCS or $5,000 scholarship to CCS (if accepted), three passes to the Autorama and a tour of Chrysler Group's Product Design Office in Auburn Hills, Michigan.
Second place receives a summer automotive design course at CCS, three passes to the Autorama and a tour of Chrysler Group's Product Design Office.
The judging panel will include designers from the Chrysler Group Product Design Office, along with faculty from CCS and Detroit Autorama.
The finalists will be notified on 22 February ahead of the announcement of the winner's at the special award presentation event on 8 March at Cobo Hall in Detroit ahead of the 61st annual Detroit Autorama.
By Rufus Thompson