The “House App Challenge” is open to all high school students in participating districts. Students entering the competition must submit their app’s source code online during the Competition Submission Period between 12 PM Eastern Standard Time on FEBRUARY 1ST, 2014, and 11:59 PM Eastern Daylight Time on APRIL 30TH, 2014, as well as provide a YouTube or VIMEO video demo explaining their app and what they learned through this competition process.
To kick off the OGPC season, TechStart will host a state-wide Game Jam! A Game Jam is a one-day event that will provide high-school and middle-school students an opportunity to create a design document and paper prototype of a game based on the team’s chosen theme. Working with industry mentors, students will learn the basics of team communication, translation of abstract ideas into concrete plans, rapid paper-prototyping of their designs, pitching their projects, and professional networking.
Have you ever wanted to build your own robot and program it to do what you want? Come to the Hiram Robotics Academy and learn to program two different types of robots, both in the Java programming language. The Finch robot is already constructed and has several sensors for measuring the world. Learn to control this robot to accomplish different challenges starting on day 1. You will also design and build your own Lego Mindstorms NXT robot. Attach sensors and motors that you need for the project you choose, then program it in the same Java programming language.
Hodges University will be hosting the 2015 Southwest Florida Regional Aspirations in Computing Award Banquet on Saturday, April 25th, from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM in the Osprey Room at the Pelican Preserve Country Club in Fort Myers, Florida. The evening will include a buffett style dinner, key note speakers, and an award ceremony.
The 2014 Minnesota Aspirations Award Ceremony will be held on April 29, 2014 from 5:30-9:30PM at General Mills in Golden Valley, MN. More details about the event will be emailed to the awardees closer to the event date.
FBU is a paid 8-week summer experience to learn about mobile development and get hands-on experience developing features that will help more than a billion people around the world connect to the people and things they care about. During the 8 weeks you’ll get a crash course in mobile engineering and development followed by six weeks of hands-on project experience in a small team setting. Along the way you’ll have one of our best engineers to guide you!
The 2015 Western Missouri & Kansas Affiliate Aspirations Award ceremony will be hosted by Perceptive Software at 8900 Renner Boulevard, Lenexa, KS on February 6, from 1pm to 4pm. Honorees and guests may check in between 12:30 and 1:00. The event will begin promptly at 1:00. Winners and runners-up will be honored at this ceremony.