2019 Congressional App Challenge District 3

CGI, CajunCodeFest, Waitr and the UL Lafayette School of Computing and Informatics, in cooperation with the Congressman Clay Higgins, have joined forces to support District 3 and STEM education for local middle and high school students through the Congressional App Challenge (CAC). 

Our mission is to encourage local students to participate in the competition, connect teams with local mentors, and highlight their hard work with an awards ceremony in December.

  

Overview 

  • Annual district-wide competition hosted by members of Congress to encourage kids to learn how to code.
  • Middle and high school students to create an app based on a topic of their choice.
  • Students can submit an app using any platform or programming language. 

 

Kick -Off Meeting - August 27

Please join us for a kick-off meeting for students, parents, chaperones and team mentors on Tuesday, August 27 at the LITE Center Auditorium (537 Cajundome Blvd. Lafayette, LA) for more about the competition. Refreshments will be provided. 

If you are interested in participating, please email Anne Swanson (U.S. STEM@CGI, Manager) for more information at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or call 337-207-8371.

 

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Thank You To Our Sponsors!

 

If you are interested in sponsoring the Congressional App Challenge District 3, please call Andrea at 337-482-0627 for more information.

 

 

 

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REGISTER FOR THE KICK-OFF MEETING

                               

Kick-Off Meeting

Tuesday, August 27 

6 pm – 7 pm 

LITE Center Auditorium

 

Student Mentor Training Sessions

Thursday, September 5 at 6 pm (or)

Friday, September 6 at 12 pm

CGI

 

Challenge Submission Deadline

Friday, November 1

 

Awards Ceremony 

Mid-December – Date TBA

     LITE Center Auditorium

 

 

 

About CCF

The annual CajunCodeFest Coding Challenge focuses on encouraging and highlighting innovation in Acadiana. In 2019, CajunCodefest joins CGI, Waitr and the UL Lafayette School of Computing and Informatics, in cooperation with the Honorable Congressman Clay Higgins Office, to support District 3 and STEM education for local middle and high school students through the Congressional App Challenge (CAC).

 

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Informatics Research Institute

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

337.482.0627

iriconnect@louisiana.edu

 

 

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