Toy firm, Cedar Fair offer student contest

K’NEX, a construction-toy company based in Hatfield, Pa., and Cedar Fair Inc.’s Cedar Point amusement park have launched a Great Thrill Ride Build-Off, for middle and high school classes and organizations such as science clubs.

The competition is for the most innovative and thrilling amusement park ride model using K’NEX building sets.

The contest began Monday and runs through April 3. Registered participants will receive a discount coupon to be used for the purchase of materials from No purchase is necessary.

Participants must design and build a ride and submit a photo/video of the project on The top five entries are to be displayed during Cedar Point’s Math and Science Week, scheduled May 16-20.


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