Frequently Asked Questions
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Do I need to be a fluent English speaker?
A working knowledge is recommended
What if I am accepted but I have to cancel?
If for any reason you have to withdraw your application or cancel post selection please inform the organisers as quickly as possible. In this circumstance it may be possible to give your place to another applicant.
If my application is not successful will there be another opportunity?
Yes! We hope to run this event annually so you will be able to reapply next year. In future years preference will be given to applicants who were unsuccessful the previous year.
Will there be an audience during the event?
IdeaSquare, where the competition will be taking place, will be closed to the public for the duration of the competition. After the challenge is over, an audience will attend a public presentation of the teams' prototypes in the globe.
How will the results be judged?
Each team will present their work to a panel of 4 judges who will choose a winner using the following weighted criteria:
There will also be a prize which will be entirely determined by the public (bring your friends, they can help!).
What resources will be available to me during the event?
There will be a full workshop available to competitors plus advisers in fields such as:
All of these people will be able to help you in developing of your ideas.
What materials will be available?
What about food?
A full kitchen is available at IdeaSquare. It is often the case that participants will buy ready meals from the local garage to cook. Of course restaurants 1 & 2 are also available.
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