The 2021 Congressional App Challenge launched on Thursday, June 24th. To celebrate the start of this year’s competition, we reached out to friends in all 50 states to find out why they are excited for the launch.
The Congressional App Challenge is a congressional initiative that brings the creativity and ingenuity of America’s future STEM leaders directly to their representatives in Washington. Watch the videos below to hear why students, educators, tech pros, and members of Congress are so excited about the App Challenge.
📍#Alaska: 2019 Congressional App Challenge winner, Ian Cambridge, encourages students across the country to hone their coding skills and register for the 2021 Congressional App Challenge today! #Congress4CS
Learn more about Ian’s winning apps here.
📍#California: Hear from the @TGRFound based in Irvine on why you should register for the 2021 Congressional App Challenge! Please check our website to see if your district is participating in this year’s Congressional App Challenge. Link is in our bio! #Congress4CS
Learn more about the TGR Foundation here.
Aloha📍#Hawaii! Here’s @RepEdCase on why he’s excited for the 2021 competition. All congressional districts in #Hawaii are participating in the competition so all Hawaiin students are eligible to compete. #Congress4CS
Learn more about Rep.Case here.
📍#Virginia: Past App Challenge winner and current Alumni Advisory Board Member @medgoopz tells us why you should register for the 2021 Congressional App Challenge. Flex your creative muscles, win some free swag, and make the next winning app in #Virginia today! #Congress4CS
Learn more about Medha’s app Safe Travel here.
Now that you’ve heard from some of our friends, be sure to sign up for the 2021 Congressional App Challenge! Students compete with others in their district, so every year hundreds of students from all skill levels are honored as winners nationwide. Winning teams are invited to the #HouseofCode in the U.S. Capitol Building, where their apps are put on display for one year. The deadline for students to submit their apps is November 1, 2021. Here is the link to register!
Get ready to show off your coding skills!