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Code Bytes

Hosted by Codingal

STARTS AT:

05:30 AM CUT, Sep 06, 2021

ENDS AT:

06:29 PM CUT, Nov 14, 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!

 

Codingal, the #1 coding platform for kids brings you Code Bytes. 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 Bytes 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 14, 2021.

Themes & Projects

 

Junior Group (Grade 1 to 4)

 

Theme 1: Learning with fun

 

Project: Learning should be fun. Get creative and build an app or a game that helps kids learn basic shapes, colors, numbers, and much more in an easy and fun way.



Theme 2: Seasons in India

 

Project: We have three main seasons in India across the year - summer, monsoon, and winter. Build an app or game with useful information about the seasons. The app or game should display suitable visuals with the names of the seasons and play a sound/music as the seasons change.

 

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



Middle Group (Grade 5 to 8)

 

Theme 1: Short stories

 

Project: Stories teach us about life, about ourselves, and about others. Build an app or website by choosing your favorite short story with a moral. Create an animation of characters in the story and narrate the story through text or speech.

 

Theme 2: Monuments of India

 

Project: India is home to some of the finest historical monuments. Build an app or website that contains useful information about the famous monuments of India. 

 

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 option 1: Online learning

 

Project: Online is the new mode of learning. Build an app or website that contains useful information about your experience with online learning as a student.

 

Theme option 2: Wearable technology

 

Project: Wearable technology, also known as "wearables", is a category of electronic devices that can be worn as accessories, embedded in clothing, implanted in the user's body. Build an app or website that contains useful information about wearables.

 

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 Bytes" 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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