Submission Guidelines

Deadline: April 19th, 2020 at 19:00 UTC

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We are excited for you to participate in our competition!
Please review our submission guidelines to ensure you are eligible. 

See the solutions our previous winning teams created here

A team can have between 1-5 members who identify as female, trans, nonbinary or gender nonconforming. 

Your team will compete in either the Junior or Senior division, based on the oldest member of your team.

  • Junior Division: 10-14 years as of August 1, 2021
  • Senior Division: 15-18 as of August 1, 2021

First, each team member will need to complete their profile which includes:

  • Name
  • Age
  • Location
  • Parental consent form

Please note that our judges will only score materials submitted in English or that include English subtitles.

What materials will our team submit?
Below are the submission requirements. We also invite you to review the judging rubric.

1. Pitch & Demo Videos

  • Must be 3-4 minutes for the Pitch Video and no more than 1 minute for the Demo Video.
  • Share via Youtube or Vimeo. The videos must be uploaded as unlisted or publicly viewableWe cannot guarantee videos without these credentials will be judged.
  • You can learn more about what to include in a great pitch video here

2. App Name & 100-Word Description

3. Team photo and summary

  • Write a paragraph to help people get to know you

4. Source Code

  • We accept these languages: Thunkable, App Inventor, Swift and Java. This is to ensure judges can review your submission.
  • Directly upload a zip/compressed file containing your source code. Instructions for how to upload the different languages can be found here.
    • Please note: If you developed in App Inventor, you must upload an .aia file.

5. 2-6 App Screenshots

6. Senior Division only: 5-10 Page Business plan PDF

7. Optional Pitch Presentation (only if attending a pitch event – learn more here)