"Later this month, teams of students in grades 4-12 from around the country will be traveling to Anaheim for the National KidWind Challenge. Teams will showcase their knowledge of wind power by presenting their hand-crafted wind turbine design to a panel of wind energy industry experts and testing their energy output in the KidWind Wind Tunnel. The teams from both the middle school and high school divisions with the highest energy output, the most innovative design, and the greatest demonstrated knowledge of wind power will be named the 2017 National KidWind Challenge Champions and will win the $1,000 grand prize..."
(Anaheim, CA) May 9, 2017 – the international leader of wind energy education, is hosting the on Wednesday, May 24 and Thursday, May 25, 2017 at the . Approximately 5,000 students in grades 4-12 participated in local and regional KidWind Challenge events around the country to qualify for the national challenge, which is held in partnership with the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) . The team to win the national challenge in both the middle and high school divisions will win a grand prize of $1,000 cash. The teams placing 2nd and 3rd will win $500 cash and $250 cash respectively.