7–8th Graders Competition Guidelines


Entries are accepted from any Utah student attending 7th or 8th grade.

Seventh and 8th graders may submit posters encouraging their peers to enroll in one of more of the following classes:

  • Creative Coding (7–8th grade)
  • Computer Science Principles (9–12th grade)
  • Exploring Computer Science (9–12th grade)

All Utah students are eligible even if they have not yet taken any of the above classes. Students who have not taken the class are encouraged to speak to the teachers to learn more about the classes before creating the posters. Description of these classes can be found at the Utah Board of Education and the College Board Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles websites.

No copyright images may be used. All images, icons, photos, etc. must be the student's original work.

Students may submit multiple posters for the competition. Each poster may be for one or more of the above three courses (Creative Coding, Computer Science Principles, and/or Exploring Computer Science). A separate consent form should be submitted with each poster submission.

All submissions will be considered licensed as Creative Commons Attribution for re-use. Teachers, guidance counselors, and Westminster College have the right to copy, distribute, edit, remix, and build upon the students' submissions.

Prizes

Ten prizes will be awarded to 7–8th graders:

  • Three winning posters will be awarded $50 gift certificates.
  • Seven runner-up posters will be awarded $25 gift certificates.

All 10 winners will also receive a one-year subscription to Adobe Cloud Services, courtesy of Adobe.