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App Design Competition

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We need your help to design an app for our Your Way 11+ services

Are you a student aged 11-16 within Cornwall? Get involved in a real-world design project with the chance to have your app design built by a professional app developer.

How to enter

You can enter via your participating school/college (ask your IT teacher to see if your school is signed up) or as an individual if you’re Electively Home Educated or if your school/college isn’t participating.

By entering our competition, you’re agreeing to be bound by our terms and conditions so make sure you read our terms and conditions before entering.

How to submit your designs

As a school entrant you’ll present your design explaining why you have chosen particular features to your class. Your presentation will be assessed by your teacher and peers and the highest scoring entry from each class will be entered into our regional competition.

As an individual entrant you’ll need to submit your final design along with any annotated sketches and explanations as to why you have chosen particular features and parental consent form to [email protected] by 11th December 2020. Your entries will be assessed and entered into our regional competition.

In both cases your designs can be hand or computer drawn but must be submitted digitally – scan or photograph hand drawn submissions making sure these can be clearly read. Designs can be submitted in PDF, JPEG, PNG or any Microsoft Office file format.

Important Dates

Closing date: 12:00am 11th December 2020

Winners will be chosen by: 8th January 2021

Prizes

1st place: You’ll get be involved in building the final app with the developer based on your own, the second and third place designs plus promoter input. You’ll also get a 12-month Adobe CC Student software package.

2nd place: You’ll get a Robo:bit and BBC Micro:bit chip for your school; a 12-month Adobe CC Student subscription and your design will contribute to the final design built by developer and the first place winner.

3rd place: You’ll get a 12-month Adobe creative Cloud subscription and your design will contribute to the final design built by developer and the first place winner.

4th place: You’ll get a 12-month Adobe creative Cloud subscription.

5th place: You’ll get a 12-month Adobe creative Cloud subscription.

Resources

As well as our information packs we’ve also included a work book to assist you in your design process. This isn’t required for submission but you may find it helpful to follow.

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