Students have until 5 p.m. (EST) Friday, Feb. 8 to submit their drawing to their designated teacher or counselor at their school.
The judging panel will include designers from the Chrysler Group Product Design Office, along with faculty from CCS and Detroit Autorama.
"Transportation Design is an important program to CCS's educational environment and to the life of the auto industry as a whole," said
, Paul and Helen Farago Chair of Transportation Design at
College for Creative Studies
. "Initiatives like the 'Autorama High School Design Competition' help us sustain the growth of the program. An important feat, in part, because our program supplies more automotive designers to the industry than any other school in the world."
Finalists will be notified on
. Winners will be announced at the special award presentation event on
at Cobo Hall in
to help kick off the 61st annual Detroit Autorama.
Competition winners will receive the following prizes:
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- Freshman-junior class finalists:
- First place receives an iPad, summer automotive design course at CCS and three passes to Detroit Autorama
- Second place receives a summer automotive design course at CCS and three passes to Detroit Autorama
- Senior class finalists:
- First place receives an iPad, summer automotive design course at CCS or $5,000 scholarship to CCS (if accepted), three passes to Detroit Autorama and a tour of Chrysler Group's Product Design Office in Auburn Hills, Mich.
- Second place receives a summer automotive design course at CCS, three passes to Detroit Autorama and a tour of Chrysler Group's Product Design Office
Chrysler Group LLC, formed in 2009 to establish a global strategic alliance with Fiat S.p.A., produces Chrysler, Jeep
Dodge, Ram, Mopar, SRT and Fiat vehicles and products. With the resources, technology and worldwide distribution network required to compete on a global scale, the alliance builds on Chrysler Group's culture of innovation, first established by
Walter P. Chrysler
in 1925, and Fiat's complementary technology that dates back to its founding in 1899.
Auburn Hills, Mich.
, Chrysler Group's product lineup features some of the world's most recognizable vehicles, including the Chrysler 300 and Town & Country, Jeep Wrangler, all-new Dodge Dart, Ram 1500, Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 and Fiat 500. Fiat contributes world-class technology, platforms and powertrains for small- and medium-size cars, allowing Chrysler Group to offer an expanded product line including environmentally friendly vehicles.
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