[hackerspaces] CORRECTION: Radio Shack Hackerspace Challenge seeks challenger

Ken Murphy kenmrph at gmail.com
Tue Apr 16 22:38:06 CEST 2013

Sorry for the repost, but I wanted to fix the subject line, as we are not
necessarily limiting the challenger to the West Coast (that was last year's
theme).  Anyone may throw their hat in the ring!

On Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 1:35 PM, Ken Murphy <kenmrph at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello Hackerspace folks-
> Last year was the first Radio Shack Hackerspace Challenge, a friendly
> competition between Ace Monster Toys in Oakland, CA, and Artisan's Asylum
> in Somerville, MA.  It's happening again this year, and we're looking for
> challengers to take on the current champs (Artisan's Asylum).
> The challenge is sponsored by Radio Shack, and will be featured in print
> in Popular Mechanics magazine (and therefore seen by millions of people).
>  It's part of Radio Shack's "Great Create" campaign, which includes an
> effort to improve their offerings to the DIY community.
> This is a great opportunity to work on a cool project, and get some good
> publicity for your hackerspace and for the hackerspace movement overall.
> I'd love to hear from spaces interested in forming a team and throwing
> their hat in the ring.
> More specifics on the challenge will be available a bit later, but it will
> take place over the month of June, and each team will build a project based
> on a theme (tba).  Both teams will get profiled in the magazine.
> Some info about last year's challenge, including links to the print pieces:
> http://www.popmechnow.com/radioshack/
> If you're interested, and think you get a group together from your space,
> drop me a line!
> Ken
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