The Congressional App Challenge
House App Contest
The Congressional App Challenge is a competition for students, high school or below, 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 students, high school or below, in Oregon's First Congressional District. Students entering the competition must submit their app online during the Competition Submission Period from July 26 to November 1, 2017 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 high school or below, can compete. Individuals submitting on behalf of teams must meet the eligibility requirements for individual contestants.
To enter, the student must create an account on CongressionalAppChallenge.us and then register for the Congressional App Contest under their participating Member of Congress’ 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 http://www.congressionalappchallenge.us/compete-2016/submit-your-app/
Resources for Students and Teachers
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