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Come, Code & Celebrate (3Cs)
Introducing KIDS CODE-A-THON to child at very young age across the globe and they compete to win prizes & celebrate success.
All the best to all of our coders & programmers!
Stay tuned for updates about our next code-a-thon and hack-a-thon.
Project Hall of fame
View all the projects at the hall of fame!
The Code-A-Thon series is here and happening!
Sign up for this free workshop [RECORDED WORKSHOP VIDEOS WILL BE SHARED FOR REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS THROUGH DISCORD PLATFORM] where Students can get hands-on experience in Scratch and Python, and get a chance to create their own animated stories
LEARN & CREATE
Students learn to code in our an hour and a half (1.5 hours) free workshop.
Students code & submit projects aligned to Father’s Day theme!
Winners will get rewarded with recognition in MARSzoid’s hall of fame.
All contestants who submit a project will receive a certificate of participation.
- Students register with one friend as pairs. For those Students who can not find a pair, we will assign him/her to the team.
- Students will receive free hands-on workshop [RECORDED WORKSHOP VIDEOS WILL BE SHARED FOR REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS THROUGH DISCORD PLATFORM] for the Code-a-thon at the beginning of the Code-a-thon Week. Only one project per team submission
- Parents or any adults can guide the contestants, but the majority of the work must be done by the contestants
- The only limit to what you can code and submit is your creativity!
- Contestant age limit is Age 6 – 15. Please note that contestants of Age 11-15 are recommended to use python programming but not mandatory.
- Students submit the project by the end of Code-a-thon Week along with a brief summary as directed.
- The project has a purpose which is relevant to you and your surroundings. Also, aligned with the problem statement of Students Code-a-thon.
- The integration of computational concepts defined by MIT Media Labs. The seven computational concepts are sequence, event, loops, parallelism, conditionals, operators and data.
- Completeness to achieve the task and aesthetics to appeal to the user.
- Sharing of responsibilities amongst the pair (team) and their ability to sort out the difference and move towards the common goal.
- Invite to free workshop [RECORDED WORKSHOP VIDEOS WILL BE SHARED FOR REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS THROUGH DISCORD PLATFORM] where kids can get hands-on experience in Scratch (Age 6-10) and Python(Age 10-15), and get a chance to code their very own video games!
- Students code & submit projects aligned to Father’s Day theme and all projects are due by 11:59 PM EST on JUNE 19, 2020
- FATHER’S DAY EVENT: June 21, 2020 at 4 PM – 6 PM – Roadshow of projects from finalists & celebrate success!
- For further questions, please look at the FAQ section or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or WHATSAPP OR CALL US @ 647-799-3858
Frequently asked questions
Yes, this competition is 100% online. The contestant can work on their project at any place and time as long as your child has access to a computer and an internet connection.
There is no entry fee. It is a FREE event!
On average, contestants are putting in 5-10 hours to complete their projects during the Code-A-Thon week.
Yes, the coding experience is a recommendation and not mandatory. However, kids will have a chance to attend our coding workshop program which will provide basics to participate in Code-A-Thon. If your child would like to learn how to code, please check out our programs.
Kids aged 6-10 will use Scratch programming IDE from https://scratch.mit.edu. Kids aged 10-14 will leverage repl.it for Python programming.