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									                                                  Celebrating Engineers Week

 O            bjective


 Protect a raw egg from cracking
                                                                                              C            ategories



                                                                                                  Individual and Team Categories
 (or smashing) from a 21.5' drop.
                                                                                                     Grades K - 5; 6 - 8; 9 - 12
  PRELIMINARY ROUND:                                                                           Teams: The maximum number on a team is
                                                     GRAND PRIZE ROUND:                        four. The overall team award is distributed
  Entrants in each category compete to
                                                     The top three winners in each cate-       among the team as deemed by its
  design the device with the lightest
                                                     gory compete in this FINAL ROUND.         participants.
  weight and the most accurate drop to
                                                     The device with the lightest weight,
  the target, while protecting the egg.
                                                     the most accurate drop to the tar-



                                                                                              P
  The drop zone is marked into concen-
                                                     get, and constructed with the few-
  tric rings, with each ring assigned a                                                                    rizes
                                                     est number of parts, that drops
  drop zone value. The weight of the
                                                     without cracking or smashing the
  device without the egg is measured in
                                                     egg, wins.                                            INDIVIDUAL:               TEAM:
  grams.
                                                                                               1st Place         $100                $150
                                                                                               2nd Place         $50                 $75
Scoring Formula for Preliminary Round:*             Scoring Formula for Grand Prize Round:*
                                                                                               3rd Place         $25                 $50
        ⎡ ⎛ W ⎞        ⎛ DZ ⎞ ⎤                            ⎡ W ⎞         ⎛ N ⎞ + 40⎛DZ ⎞⎤
                                                                          ⎛N      ⎛ DZ ⎤
                                                         = 30⎛
                                                    Score= ⎢30⎜ ⎞ + 30⎜ ⎞⎟+ 40 ⎜ ⎞⎟⎥ EIF
                                                                 W                             Grand Prize       $300
Score = ⎢ 30 ⎜  ⎟ + 40 ⎜    ⎟ ⎥ EIF                 Score ⎢ ⎜ ⎟ ⎜ ⎟ ⎟ + 30        ⎜ 8 ⎟⎥EIF
        ⎣ ⎝ 142 ⎠      ⎝ 8 ⎠⎦                                 ⎝ 142 ⎠
                                                           ⎣ ⎝142⎠
                                                           ⎣             ⎝⎝5..2⎠⎠ ⎝⎝ 8 ⎠⎠⎦
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                                                                                        ⎦     *W = Weight in grams     N = Number of parts
                                                                                              DZ = Drop Zone           EIF = Egg Integrity Factor
* Note: The maximum device weight is 1000 grams                                                                        (1 not cracked or 0 cracked)
      DETAILS                                           S P O N S O R S
                                                        Thanks to our sponsors for making this
Join the fun at the 7th Annual WS/FC Egg Drop
                                                                    event possible!
                                                                                                    7thAnnual
Competition at Hanes Mall!
Designed to promote engineering and science in the                                               Winston-Salem/Forsyth County
                                                        SUPER EGG GRADE AA SPONSORS
K-12 community, this competition encourages ALL
students to consider math, science and other techni-
cal disciplines as career options.
Protect an egg from a second story drop to keep it



                                                                                                              gg Drop
from SMASHING when it hits the ground!
Increasing the accuracy of the drop, minimizing the
weight of the protective device and minimizing the
number of components in the protective device are all
factors in determining who wins and who loses…which
eggs smash and which eggs don’t!

             PARTICIPATION IS FREE
      IMAGINATION IS ENCOURAGED
     ON LINE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!
                                                        SUPER EGG GRADE A SPONSORS
           (NO   REGISTRATION ONSITE)
                  REGISTER AT
           www.wsfceggdrop.com
                                                                COORDINATED BY
         REGISTRATION DEADLINE:
            FEBRUARY 16, 2010
     REGISTRATION IS LIMITED TO THE FIRST 400                                                         February 20, 2010
                     ENTRIES
                                                                                                    Hanes Mall - Belk Court
This competition is open to ingenious minds. Compete                                                   Check in at 9:00 am
as an individual or compete as a team for the chance                                               Competition begins at 9:30 am
to win gift certificates and cash prizes.
                                                                                                 www.wsfceggdrop.com

								
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