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Incredible Kids of India

Code Buzz

Hosted by Incredible Kids of India

STARTS AT:

05:30 AM CUT, Sep 15, 2021

ENDS AT:

06:29 PM CUT, Nov 21, 2021

TEAM SIZE:

1 member

LOCATION:

Online

Overview

Hackathons are a great way to enhance your coding skills and proficiency. They offer hands-on learning and let you apply your computer science learning, ideas, and creativity. Here is an opportunity to improve your coding skills and compete with the best coders out there!

 

Incredible Kids of India in partnership with Codingal, the #1 coding platform for kids brings you Code Buzz. It's an app, game, or website development competition designed to inspire, motivate and engage Grade 1-12 students to learn to code.

 

New to our coding competitions and hackathons? Learn more about Codingal’s current and previous coding competitions and register to participate in live competitions.

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Code Buzz is an online competition in which students can participate individually. So don't miss out on this opportunity to learn, compete, and win exciting rewards.

 

Important Date & Time

 

Project Submission Last Date: November 21, 2021.

Themes & Projects

 

Format & Project

 

The competition is divided into three groups:

 

Junior Group (Grade 1 to 4)

 

Theme 1: Game Building

 

  • Project: Build a game that helps you learn basic concepts like pattern recognition, sequence, memory, counting, and much more. You will have come up with an original game idea and then bring it to life using your coding skills. 

 

Theme 2: Animation

 

  • Project: Think and create an original animation of your own and give it a name. Then, show a conversation between you and the animation regarding the symptoms, impact, safety measures, and precautions to stay safe from the coronavirus.

 

Platform: Use any block-based platform such as Scratch and build a project by choosing a theme that interests you.

 

 

Middle Group (Grade 5 to 8)

 

Theme 1: Make Music

 

  • Project: Build an app or a game that plays music/sound. You can create a list of characters and add sound/music to them. The app or game should play the relevant sound of an instrument, animal, vehicle, or any character. 

 

Theme 2: Natural Phenomena

 

  • Project: Build an app or website with useful information about natural phenomena and the science behind them. For example, an earthquake is a natural phenomenon.

 

Platform: Use any block-based or text-based application and build a project by choosing a theme that interests you.

 

Senior Group (Grade 9 to 12)

 

Theme 1: Interactive Periodic Table

 

  • Project: Build an interactive, touch-activated periodic table app or website. The app should allow you to browse from all the different elements that make up the table and tap each one for more information. It should also include useful information about the various elemental properties and categorize them by color.

 

Theme 2: Fitness Tracker

 

  • Project: Build an innovative app that can track your runs, hikes, walks, or just about any physical activity in real-time. You can set fitness goals or just let the app nudge you to get more active if you have been sitting around for a long time.

 

Platform: Use any block-based or text-based application and build a project by choosing a theme that interests you.

Prizes

Evaluation Criteria

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. Verify your mobile number through the OTP received on SMS.
  5. 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 "Code Buzz" 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* (Junior/Middle/Senior)
  • Select your Theme* 
  • 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.

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, any old or previous project 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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