$10,000 makers competition comes to Wichita

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) – 48 hours to invent, create and sell your idea for a chance to win $10,000. If that sounds like the basis for a reality show, you’re not too far off. The upcoming Make48 competition in will showcase the ingenuity of makers in the Wichita area and pit the winners against some of the top thinkers from around the country.

For anyone unfamiliar with what a makerspace is, Ken Wiseman with GoCreate sums it up pretty simply.

“I would say it is like a gym, but it has all different types of equipment,” Wiseman said.

Except this equipment doesn’t build the body, it builds the mind. Wiseman is the Facilities Manager as GoCreate on the Wichita State University campus. He said the space has, not only the toold, but the teachers to help just about anyone learn how to make just about anything.

“We have a wood shop and metal shop, a design studio where you can make 3d…

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