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Congressional App Challenge

Register for the 2021 Congressional App Challenge!

The Congressional App Challenge is a competition for middle and high school students to engage their creativity and participate in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education fields. This competition is a nationwide event that allows students from across the country to engage in the fields of coding and computer science by creating and exhibiting their software application, or “app,” for mobile, tablet, or computer devices on a platform of their choice.

The Congressional App Challenge is open to all middle and high school students who live or attend school in Oregon's First Congressional District. Students entering the competition must submit their app online during the Competition Submission Period from June 24th – November 1st, 2021, as well as provide a YouTube or VIMEO video demo explaining their app and what they learned through this competition process.

Can I Participate?

Any student in a participating district, in middle or high school, can compete. Individuals submitting on behalf of teams must meet the eligibility requirements for individual contestants.

To Register

To enter, the student must create an account on and then register for the Congressional App Challenge under Congresswoman Bonamici’s profile during the Competition Submission Period. All entries must be an original in concept, design, and execution.


Read more about how to participate and register for the Congressional App Challenge at

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