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Student / Young Professional

Student / Young Professional (Under 30) Category:
In an effort to bring the pool industry directly into university and high school classrooms as well as give the younger professionals that are newer to the design field a great opportunity, The Million Dollar Design Challenge has partnered with the PHTA WAVE Network to sponsor a student/young professional design award.  These entries will be entered within the general competition and will be eligible to win multiple spots in the design competition, however one will be named as the award winning finalist.
The selected finalist's design work will be presented at the International Pool|Spa|Patio Expo 2023 along with the other finalists.

Students / Young Professionals may work as an individual or do it as a group project.  If you choose to enter it as a group project, you must submit it under one name and he/she will list the others in the group.  The named student or young proffesional will be the presenter at the class & will receive any awards and/or airfare & tickets to the show.  The whole group may be in the video presentation.

See the Contest Entry Rules for submitting files and to receive contest scenario.  
The student / young profesional design will be included in the class vote for the "Top Designer" award along with the other finalists.
Student Deadline: September 21th, 2023 & Young Professional Must be 29 or Under At Time Of Submittal.

PHTA WAVE Young Professionals Category Winner will receive:

  • Up to $350 credit for airfare

  • Free 2022 Conference Super-pass for International Pool|Spa|Patio Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada

  • 2 night hotel stay (November 13th - November 15th)

  • $150 per diem

  • Design presented in "Million Dollar Pool Challenge" for class

  • Exposure in leading industry print & digital forms

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