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Codingal

Africa Coding Olympiad 2022

Hosted by Codingal

STARTS AT:

05:30 AM CUT, Jun 06, 2022

ENDS AT:

09:00 PM CUT, Aug 31, 2022

TEAM SIZE:

1 member

LOCATION:

Online

Overview

Coding competitions are a great way to enhance your coding skills and proficiency. They help you to put your coding skills to the test and enable you to learn and grow with the best minds.

 

Here is an amazing opportunity for you to take part in Africa's largest coding competition for kids.

 

Codingal, the #1 coding platform for kids brings you one of the largest online coding competitions Africa Coding Olympiad 2022.

 

It's designed to inspire, motivate and engage grade 1-12 students to learn to code for African school students.

 

Here is your opportunity to showcase your coding skills to an esteemed panel of judges, compete with your peers from around the African countries, and win exciting prizes.

 

You can ideate, create an application, game, or website around a theme and compete with the best coders out there. Let your imagination have no limits. Start building innovative projects and have lots of fun along the way!

 

Important Dates

 

  • Registration Starts - June 1, 2022

 

  • Project Submission starts - June 07, 2022

 

  • Project Submission Closes - August 31, 2022

 

  • Judges Evaluation Completes by - September 10, 2022

 

  • Project Results - September 12, 2022

Themes & Projects

 

Junior Group (Grade 1-4)

 

Scratch Challenge

 

Project: Build a coding project on the Scratch platform which can be a combination of games and animation and must showcase the creator’s creativity, programming skills, and imagination.

 

Middle Group (Grade 5-8)

 

Thunkable Challenge

 

Project: Build a coding project on the Thunkable platform which can be a combination of games and animation and must showcase the creator’s creativity, programming skills, and imagination.

 

Senior Group (Grade 9-12)

 

Python Challenge

 

Project: Build a coding project in the python language that must showcase the creator’s creativity, programming skills, and imagination.

Prizes

  • Top 3 projects from each grade group will earn a Certificate of Recognition and win exciting prizes.

 

  • The winner will win a prize worth USD 100

 

  • 1st Runner Up will win a prize worth USD 75

 

  • 2nd Runner Up will win a prize worth USD 50

 

  • All participants will receive a Certificate of participation

 

  • All winners and participants will receive a scholarship on coding courses from Codingal

Guidelines

How to register for the competition?

 

  1. Click on the "Start Now" button.
  2. Input your mobile number.
  3. Enter the information in the registration form.
  4. Click on the "Submit" button. You are registered for the competition.

 

How to Submit your Project?

 

  1. Once you have registered and finished your project, Go to the "African Coding Olympiad 2022" page on the Codingal website.
  2. Click "Start now" and input your mobile number & OTP number received on SMS
  3. Click on "Submit Project" and fill in the below information:

 

  • Select your Group* (Grade 1-4/Grade 5-8/Grade 9-12)
  • Select your Challenge* 
  • Project Name*  (Any name of your choice for your project)
  • Development Platform* (Eg- Scratch, Thunkable, Repl, etc.)
  • Project Description* (Tell us something about your project)
  • Project Link (Share the Link of your project)
  • Upload Project File (Only If Applicable)
  • Upload zip file of screenshots/images of the app/website (Only If Applicable - and it should not be more than 50 MB)
  • Upload zip file of screenshots/images of source code of the app/website (Only If Applicable - and it should not be more than 50 MB)

 

       4. Click "Submit" & you are done.

Judging Criteria

FAQs

  1. Why do I need to register using a mobile number?
    You are required to register via a mobile number as it is the primary source of identification for registration and project submission.
     
  2. Is this competition online?
    Yes, this competition is 100% online. The contestant can work on their project at any place and time as long as they have access to a computer/laptop and an internet connection.
     
  3. How much does it cost to enter into this competition?
    There is no registration fee to participate in the competition.
     
  4. Can I submit projects late?
    Unfortunately, we do not accept any late projects. All projects must be submitted by the project submission deadline.
     
  5. What if I forget my registered mobile number while submitting the project?
    In case, you forget your registered mobile number, you will have to re-register for the competition before submitting the project
     
  6. I have entered the wrong information in one of the form fields while submitting my project.
    If you have entered the wrong information in one of the form fields, refresh the page before clicking on the "Submit Project" button at the bottom of the form
     
  7. Will the old project consider for evaluation?
    No, the old or previous projects will not be considered for evaluation.
     
  8. Can I submit more than one project?
    No. You can submit only one project per competition.

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