The Rules and Regulations

 

  • CoderDojo Coolest Projects is open to all young people involved in CoderDojo around the world.

 

  • All projects and anything created by CoderDojo Youth members are accepted for registration. Projects much fit into one the the categories outlined below:

 

    • Scratch – Anything developed using the Scratch platform, from games to animations.

 

    • Websites – This category is for websites which showcase or inform people about any topic that you like. These sites are built using HTML, CSS and Javascript. Finding activities to keep you occupied over the summer or getting the history of your town.

 

    • Games + Web Games – The games category is for every kind of game made in any language on any technology. This category excites and engages at every level and we want members to develop games that excite all those who attend.

 

    • Mobile Apps – The applications category is for interactive mobile apps which help, inform or entertain people

 

    • Hardware – Robots, machines and hacks. The hardware category is for projects that use hardware, like the Intel Galileo, Raspberry Pi, Arduino or any hardware platform, to change the physical world around them using code and hardware.

 

    • Evolution – This encompasses the members who have taken their CoderDojo projects to the next level, it includes the latest and greatest real web applications, enterprise projects that members have launched and advanced language computation such as C++.  This category is a mix of complex computing projects.

 

  • All entrants must be available to attend the CoderDojo Coolest Projects Showcase which will take place in the RDS, Dublin, Ireland on Saturday 17th June 2017.

 

  • No online, video or remote entries can be accepted.

 

  • An individual participant or a team/group, of no more that 4 participants per team, can register a project for CoderDojo Coolest Projects.

 

  • For team/group each member of the team must register. Please ensure you use the same project and team name when registering.

 

  • All entries must be submitted by 11:59pm (GMT) on Sunday 21st May 2017.

 

  • Projects created for other competitions can be entered in CoderDojo Coolest Projects.

 

  • Those studying at College/University Level are not eligible to participate in CoderDojo Coolest Projects.

 

  • CoderDojo Coolest Projects cannot take any responsibility for personal belongings lost, damaged or stolen on the day of the event.

 

  • Participants are responsible for their own equipment and belongings on the day of the event.

 

  • Registering a projects does not fully guarantee entry to CoderDojo Coolest Projects. We have grown the event to cater for 1,000 projects, should we exceed this number we will have to allocate projects at our discretion.

 

  • Participants can only present 1 project at CoderDojo Coolest Projects.

 

  • All participants are reminded to refrain from using any inappropriate, violent and/or copyrighted content in their projects.

 

  • If you have not fully completed your project, please don’t worry. You are welcome to bring your project and showcase the parts that are working. CoderDojo Coolest Projects is all about the experience and learning gained from participating and showcasing what you have created.

 

  • CoderDojo Coolest Projects organisers reserve the right to disqualify any projects registered based on inappropriate or copyrighted content used within an individual and/or team/group project.

 

  • CoderDojo Coolest Projects organisers reserve the right to disqualify any project registered which do not adhere to the competition rules and guidelines.

 

Other Terms & Conditions

 

  • When a project is registered, permission is granted to CoderDojo Coolest Projects and the CoderDojo Foundation teams to use the project for future publicity or educational purposes.

 

  • In such cases, the organisers will make sure that the author, creator and Dojo are clearly acknowledged for their work.

 

  • CoderDojo Coolest Projects organisers reserve the right to disqualify any projects registered based on inappropriate or copyrighted content used within an individual and/or team/group project.

 

  • CoderDojo Coolest Projects organisers reserve the right to disqualify any project registered which do not adhere to the competition rules and guidelines.

 

  • RTÉ is the Media Broadcast Sponsor for CoderDojo Coolest Projects 2017. All CoderDojo Coolest Projects participants will need to complete a Filming/Photo Consent Form with their Parents/Guardians on entry to the RDS.

 

  • If you do not wish to be filmed and/or photographed please ensure you alert one of the CoderDojo Coolest Projects Team on your arrival and they will ensure you receive a badge to alert photographers and camera crews of your wishes.

 

If you have any queries please contact us directly on:

Email: [email protected]

Twitter: @coolestprojects