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Scratch is an easy-to-use programming platform with the potential to create amazing interactive stories, games, movies, and presentations! Design and enter your project in The Discovery’s Scratch Code Challenge and you could win one of three cash prizes!
Local entrants can compete in one of four age groups for a chance to win up to $300. Non-local entrants can enter to win one $200 best of show award in their age group.
||1st Prize||2nd Prize||3rd Prize||Non-local|
Using the Scratch coding platform, create a game, movie or presentation on the topic of your choice. Entries will be scored on creativity, aesthetics, comprehensibility, complexity, and functionality. The only limit to what you can code and submit is your creativity!
Scratch is a free and easy way to learn computer programming. Developed by MIT, Scratch is used by people of all ages and abilities.
Registration deadline — Friday, March 23, 2018
Entries due — Sunday, April 1, 2018
Awards ceremony — Wednesday, April 11, 2018 · 6:30pm
|Category||1st Prize||2nd Prize||3rd Prize||Non-local|
|Grades K–3||Brock Clark||Sydney Larson||Noah Alvarado||Toby Chan|
|Grades 4-5||Ethan King||Arianell Crow||Luke Guisti||Gino Lee|
|Grades 6-8||Dallin Gusti||Bryce Hardy||Roslyn Jones||Sydney Boudreaux|
|Grades 9-12||Kurtis LeMay||Tyler Cooper||Gavin Foote||Elias Shalom|
|Category||1st Prize||2nd Prize||3rd Prize|
|Grades K–3||Alexander Weaver||Noah Alvarado||Tie: Ronan Lewis, Djoni Muresan|
|Grades 4-5||Dallin Guisti||Gino Lee||Tie: Shelly Yang, Isaac Mills|
|Grades 6-8||Affan Uzair||Tie: Brandon Barker, Sara Sommer||Jude L. Koenig|
|Grades 9-12||No entries in 2017|