Put your child's coding skills to the test by competing with students across the nation for prizes & glory.

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

Good luck to all of our participants!
Stay tuned for news about our next hackathon.

Choose a League

We allow contestants to compete across three leagues:

Explorer

  • Elementary School
  • At least 3 months of coding
  • Projects will be in Scratch

Junior Varsity

  • High School / Middle School
  • Less than one year of coding
  • Projects will be in Python or Java

Varsity

  • High School / Middle School
  • More than one year of coding
  • Projects will be related to data science, web development, or complex Python or Java

Prizes

Each league will have three winning teams:

1ST PLACE : GOLD

  • Trophies for each contestant in the winning team
    $50 gift card for each contestant in the winning team (up to $150)
    Recognition in Juni Learning's Blog

2ND PLACE : SILVER

  • Silver medals for each contestant in the winning team
    Recognition in Juni Learning's Blog

3RD PLACE : BRONZE

  • Bronze medals for each contestant in the winning team
    Recognition in Juni Learning's Blog
All contestants who submit a project will receive a certificate of participation.

To see our past winning teams, please check out Juni Learning's blog!

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Basic Rules

TEAM SIZE

One to three contestants

1 PROJECT PER CONTESTANT

Contestants cannot submit a team project and a solo project

HONOR CODE

Adults (instructors, parents, etc.) can help contestants debug, but the majority of the work must be done by the contestants

CONTESTANT AGE LIMIT

Ages 5 - 18 only

US RESIDENTS ONLY

All contestants must reside in one of the 50 US states

NO COPYRIGHT MATERIAL

Photos, music, text, video, and other mediums

Please look at the Official Rules for our complete list of rules, and our FAQ section below for further questions.

Scoring

Projects will be scored across four criteria for a total of 100 possible points.

25

CODE COMPLEXITY

25

PROJECT THEME

25

CREATIVITY

25

PRESENTATION

EXAMPLE: 10 pts for code complexity + 15 pts for incorporating project theme+ 15 pts for creativity + 25 pts for presentation = 55 POINTS

Past Hackathons

April 2020

February 2020

October 2019

To see our past winning teams, please check out our blog!

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Next Steps

After you have successfully registered your child for the hackathon, you will receive an email with the following:


  • Website to access the project prompt and instructions
  • Reminder that all projects are due by 11:59 PM PST on MAY 31st
  • For further questions, please look at the FAQ section or email us at support@learnwithjuni.com.

FAQ

Got a question? We got answers.

Is this program online?
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How much does it cost to enter into this hackathon?
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How long will contestants work on their project?
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Can a contestant compete if they do not have the recommended coding experience?
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Which league should my child's team compete in?
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My child's team member has not confirmed they can join the team.
Should I register first or wait?
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Can I add a new member to my child's team?
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Can my child compete alone?
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What if my child's team members have different degrees of coding experiences?
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Could Juni match my child with a team?
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What happens if my child's team members drop out?
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Can my child compete alone and also in a group? Can my child submit two projects?
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When can my child start working on the project?
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One of my child's team members' parent received the kick-off email but I did not. When will I receive the email?
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Which programming languages do you accept?
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Which coding environment should my child use?
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For my child's Scratch project, my child's team would like to use a graphic found online. Can my child use it?
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Will I know my child's team's score after the competition?
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Can my child team switch leagues?
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How will my child receive their prizes?
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Can my child's team submit projects late?
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Can my child use the template code from a project that they have worked on before?
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For questions not listed here, please feel free to reach out to support@learnwithjuni.com.

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