• August 1, 2021
 Congressman Tony Gonzales invites students to participate in 2021 Congressional App Challenge

Congressman Tony Gonzales invites students to participate in 2021 Congressional App Challenge

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Tony Gonzales is inviting students throughout Texas’ 23rd Congressional District to participate in the 2021 Congressional App Challenge (CAC).

The CAC inspires students to learn how to code through a district wide competition for the chance to be recognized on the national level.

Winning applications will be honored at #HouseofCode, will have the App displayed in the Capitol for one year, and the chance to receive additional prizes. Students must be in middle school or high school and can participate in up to teams of four.

Applications can be coded on any platform, using any programming language, on any topic. Applications close on November 1, 2021.

IMPORTANT DATES:

  • June 24thStudent Registration Opens – With Approval from the Committee on House Administration
  • August 1stFinal Day For Offices to Register
  • November 1stStudent Applications Close
  • December 31stWinners Announced

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Students must either be in Middle School or High School.
  • Students can participate in up to teams of four.
  • For each team, 50% of the students must either live or go to school in Texas’ 23rd Congressional District.
  • For solo students, the student must either live or go to school in the Texas’ 23rd Congressional District.
  • Students have until NOVEMBER 1STto submit their apps.
  • Apps can be coded on any platform, using any programming language, on any topic.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A video Demonstrating the App
  • A Short Summary of the App
  • Inspiration for the App
  • Coding Language Used
  • Technical Difficulties Encountered
  • Improvement in Version 2.0 of App
  • Contact Information

PARTICIPATION PROCESS:

  • Register on the Congressional App Challenge website
  • Design and create your app.
  • Submit your app before NOVEMBER 1ST
  • The winner will be announced by December 31st, 2021 and will be honored at #HouseofCode, will have the App displayed in Capitol for one year, and the chance to receive additional prizes.

Find a full list of student eligibility, submission requirements, and how to participate here.

For additional information, click here.

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