Congressional App Challenge

We are pleased to announce that the Congressional App Challenge (CAC), a competition
designed to encourage student participation in computer science and coding, will be hosting our
annual coding competition this year. Students are encouraged to register online by September 10th
before submitting their app by November 1st.

Officially launched by the U.S. House of Representatives in 2015, this nationwide effort allows
students to compete against their peers by creating an application (also known as an “app”) for
desktop/PC, web, tablet, mobile, raspberry Pi or other devices. We accept any programming
language, such as C, C++, Java, JavaScript, Python, Ruby, or "block code." The Challenge is
designed to promote innovation and engagement in computer science.

The Congressional App Challenge is open to all middle and high school students in the
39th Congressional District. Students entering the competition must submit
their app to during the Competition Submission Period between
through November 1st, 2019. Below are the eligibility requirements:

  1. Students may compete as individuals or in teams of up to four.
  2. Teams with five or more students are NOT eligible. 
  3. If competing as a team: At least two of the teammates must be eligible to compete within the district in which they are submitting.
  4. The district-related rules are not flexible.

The winner from the 39th Congressional District, chosen by a panel of expert
judges, will be featured on The winning app will also be eligible
to be on display in the U.S. Capitol, honoring the winners from across the country.

For more information, please visit the official Congressional App Challenge website at, email, or
contact Erika Flores at (714) 459-4575 or email us through our website.