#HouseOfCode 2017

#HouseOfCode is a reception held on Capitol Hill to honor the achievements of the 123 Representatives who hosted the 2016 Congressional App Challenge, and their student winners.

Demo Day: 4:30 – 7:30 PM
Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Rayburn Foyer, Rayburn House Office Building
50 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, District of Columbia


From 4:30 – 7:30 PM, winners from 56 Congressional Districts across the country will display their work science fair style to Congressional Representatives, members of the tech community, and those attending in support of computer science education. (Check out pictures from last year, here.) During and after the demos light refreshments and drinks will be served.*

Those interested in sponsoring or participating in the event should contact the Director.

Students: Students must use use the forms below to RSVP. There will also be programming and lunch provided on Monday night and Tuesday morning, and a there will be a reception preview for family and friends. A more specific agenda will be released as the date approaches.

To attend, students/parents must fill out 3 forms:

  1. The RSVP Form. Due: FRIDAY, JANUARY 27. (Now closed.)
  2. Travel Information. Due: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15. (Now closed.)
  3. Media Waiver. Due: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15. (Now closed.)

If you have any questions, please contact Lauren Staehle.

*This event has been organized to correspond with congressional gift rules as a “reception” (House Rule 25.5(a)(4)(A) & Senate Rule 35.1(c)(22)). Food and refreshments provided will be limited to appetizers and drinks.