Team members must all be currently enrolled Macalester College students. The minimum number of members for any team is three (3). The maximum number is six (6). Individual students will be able to register as “free agents,” to be recruited by existing teams. Team and individual registration opens Monday, December 3.
Have three members already?
Go ahead and register. You are encouraged to register as soon as you have at least three (3) team members confirmed, as this event is limited to 12 teams. You may add team members up to the limit of six (6), through Monday, February 4.
What to look for in teammates
Due to the range of skills and knowledge that will be necessary to succeed in this competition, it is strongly suggested that teams be composed of members with diverse academic interests and majors, as well as a range of personal skills and characteristics.
Academic areas with strong application to this event include, but are not limited to economics, anthropology, studio art, creative writing, computer science, and all other social and natural sciences, including psychology and sociology.
Useful skills may include general creativity, collaborative methods, presentation, web design, design (general), agile web development, computer programming, business writing, business analysis, business, and personal communication skills, and the ability to work effectively in a team context.