Lenovo Sponsored App Lab Contest
From November 4-15, Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Lenovo are hosting an App Lab Competition, with a chance for Club sites to win a $5,000 grant award! A total of 9 grants will be awarded in 3 age categories - 8-10 years, 11-13 years old, and 14-18 years old. Projects must be uploaded and approved by staff between 12:01 am EST November 4 and 11:59 pm EST on November 15 to qualify as an entry.
More about this Contest
App pitch: Members should come up with an idea for a new app. The app should address a challenge or problem you see in your community, at your Club or at your school. The following questions should be thought through and answered in the description of your project:
- What is the purpose of the app? What challenge does it solve? What does it do?
- Who is the target audience?
- Why would this app be successful?
To submit your entry:
8-10 year olds: Complete the activities under "Design an App" and upload your digital image mockup to Build-Your-App: https://myfuture.net/Computer-Science/Design-an-App/Build-Your-App Please include a description that answers the prompts of what, who and why.
11-13 year olds: Complete the activities under "Design an App" and upload your digital image mockup to Build-Your-App: https://myfuture.net/Computer-Science/Design-an-App/Build-Your-App. Please include a description that answers the prompts of what, who and why.
14-18 year olds: Complete the activities under "Design an App" and "Present an App" and upload a 2-3 minute video to Pitch Your App. https://myfuture.net/Computer-Science/Present-an-App/Pitch-Your-App
Contest entries in each category will be judged by Lenovo Employees from November 18-29. Winners will be announced during Computer Science week in December!
Questions about this contest? Please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org!
Please note: Club sites are allowed to submit multiple entries across different age categories and are eligible to win across multiple age categories. Youth ages will be verified through accounts on MyFuture and via registered member information submitted through the Annual Report Survey.