KidWind at WINDPOWER 2016

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2016 National KidWind Challenge

KidWind with support from GE Renewable Energy and AWEA will host the 2016 National KidWind Challenge at the AWEA WINDPOWER 2016 Conference & Exhibition! We are super excited to bring this event to WINDPOWER!  

To get an idea of what will happen watch this video!


The National KidWind Challenge provides a venue for the top-scoring participants of local KidWind Challenge Events and the Online Challenge winners to compete. We expect more than 30 teams and 100 4th - 12th grade students to convene in New Orleans. The competition will involve wind tunnel testing, judging by engineering staff, instant competitions, and student presentations.

KidWind_2015 winnersTop performers can win a share of over $5,000 in cash and prizes! 

Competition will be held Tuesday, May 24 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm in the Collegiate Wind Competition and KidWind Education Pavilion in Hall E with an awards ceremony at 5:00 pm. 

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Wind Energy Educational Outreach Workshop

KidWind in partnership with REcharge Labs and with support from Department of Energy and AWEA will be holding a FREE workshop for K-12 teachers, educational outreach staff, and wind energy professionals who want to engage students of all levels with activities that explore the science and engineering around wind power. Join us to learn a variety of methods to get hands on with student and the public around wind power.

The workshop is Monday, May 23 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm in the Convention Center. A light breakfast and lunch is provided and all participants will receive a package of outreach gear.

If you are interested in attending this workshop please register here.

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Do you want to support tomorrow's leaders?

Please join Blattner Energy (Next Generation of Wind sponsor)
GE Renewable Energy (KidWind sponsor) and Siemens (Emerging Leader Program sponsor) by supporting these Generation Wind initiatives. With a contribution of $5000 or $3500, you can help create a great experience for the next generation of wind leaders.  

Please contact Brent Nussbaum at bnussbaum@awea.org or (202) 383-2542 to register your support and learn more.