James Ordner and Ismael Marquez were the 2-man team from Texas in 3D Visualization and Animation that advanced to Nationals in Kansas City, Mi.

They were competing against teams from the other 49 states. The competition was on Thursday, June 27 and lasted eight hours. The results were sent to an independent scoring committee with no knowledge of whom the files belonged to except for a number.

The winners we announced Friday evening at closing ceremonies. Judges were from the major animation studios and animation and files were sent digitally for scoring.