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Students invited to register for 2014 TWU Edible Car Contest

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DENTON — Registration for Texas Woman’s University’s 16th annual Edible Car Contest currently is under way. The contest, which is open to students in grades 6-12 as well as TWU students, will take place from 8:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, in Hubbard Hall, located on Administration Drive on TWU’s Denton campus.

There is a $24 entry fee per team and the registration deadline is Feb. 21, 2014. Cash prizes totaling $600 will be awarded to the winners of the contest. For more information or to register, visit www.twu.edu/arts-sciences/edible-car-contest.asp or contact Anna Ryan at (940) 898-3325 or aryan1@twu.edu.

Teams consist of four members, of which at least two must be female. All team members are encouraged to attend the event, but at least three team members are required to be present during the event to claim any prize winnings. Entries need to resemble cars and adhere to dimensional specifications as outlined at www.twu.edu/arts-sciences/edible-car-contest.asp. Cars will be tested and judged on their ability to roll down an inclined ramp, thus testing the durability, design and performance of the car. Other areas judged will be creativity, ingenuity and design. The total cost of materials should not exceed $15.

All contest entries must be made of food that is edible to humans.


Media Contact:

Amanda Simpson
Director of Media Relations
940-898-3456
asimpson1@twu.edu

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