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CodeBreakers

Hosted by Codingal

STARTS AT:

05:30 AM UTC, Jul 12, 2021

ENDS AT:

06:30 PM UTC, Aug 15, 2021

TEAM SIZE:

1 member

LOCATION:

Online

Overview

Codingal, the #1 coding platform for kids brings you CodeBreakers, one of India's largest coding competitions for school students.

 

What is CodeBreakers?

CodeBreakers is an arena where students will get a chance to create projects using code and their imagination. The participants can pick a creative theme to create an animation, a game, or an app for their project.

 

Who can participate?

Students belonging to Grade 1-12 can participate

 

Important Date & Time:

Project Submission Last Date & Time:  August 16, 2021, by 12:00 AM

Format & Project

 

Elementary Group (Grade 1-4)

 

Game Challenge 

Participants will have come up with an original game idea and then bring it to life using their coding skills.

Participants are required to build a game using their favorite animal as one of the characters using block-based applications.

 

Animation Challenge 

In this challenge, participants will tell us a story using animation using block-based applications. 

 

Middle Group (Grade 5-8)

 

Theme: Science

 

Project: Explain a science concept

 

In this challenge, participants will have to build an app (mobile/web) explaining a concept from their science curriculum. Idea is to help others quickly & easily understand the science concept.

For example, the project could explain the solar system or the periodic table.

Participants can use block-based or text-based applications.

 

Senior Group (Grade 9-12)

 

Theme: Healthcare & Medicine

 

Project: Participants will have to build an app in the healthcare and medicine category.

For example, It is usually difficult to find an ambulance when you need one, you can build an app that helps people to find one.

Participants can use block-based or text-based applications.

Prizes

 

Guidelines

How to register for the competition?

There is a 2-level registration for the competition.

 

  1. Click on the "Start Now" button.
  2. When you click on the "Start Now" button, you will have to input your mobile number.
  3. Enter the below information in the registration form.

 

  • Student's Name
  • Grade
  • Email
  • Mobile Number
  • Parent Name
  • School Name
  • City

 

      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 "CodeBreakers" Competition 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* (Elementary/Middle/Senior)
  • Select your Topic*
  • 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)

 

       Click "Submit" & you are done.

Learning Resources

 

 

 

https://thunkable.com/#/

 

 

 

https://scratch.mit.edu/

 

         

 

 

 

 

https://replit.com/

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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