Congressional App Challenge
Open to All High School Students in Alaska
Washington, D.C>, July 26, 2017
The Congressional App Challenge, established by Members of the U.S. House of Representatives in 2013, is a unique opportunity for high school age students to compete with their peers by creating and designing software applications, or apps, for platforms of their choosing (including mobile, tablet, or desktop).
High School students in Alaska are invited to participate in the 2017 Congressional App Challenge by submitting an App from July 26th to November 1st, 2017. Once the submission period has ended, a winning app will be selected by an independent panel of judges. Judging is based on factors including quality of the application's operations, implementation of the application's concept, and demonstrated excellence of coding and programming skills.
Apps can come in the form of:
This year, awards will be distributed to the top Apps in the following categories: Education, Entertainment, Games, Health & Fitness, News, Photo & Video, and Productivity.
The winners of the Congressional App Challenge will have their app displayed in the U.S. Capitol Building, be invited to the House Of Code event in Washington, D.C., their app will be featured on House.gov.
To signed up for the Congressional App Challenge or to learn more about the competition, please visit: http://www.congressionalappchallenge.us/2017-student-signup/
Note to Congressional App Challenge participants:
For the final submission, students must: