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Guidelines for Submission

  • Must be a female student in Grades 3-12
  • Write a computer program that generates a self portrait
  • Optional challenge: code yourself doing a favorite activity
  • Code it using JavaScript in Khan Academy or another programming language of your choice
  • There is no limit to number of submissions per contestant, but only one self-portrait per contestant may advance to Round 2.
  • Each entry must include a short write-up saying why you chose to portray yourself the way you did, discussing how it was coded, what was most challenging, and what was most satisfying.
  • All work must be your own.

What to Expect

Artwork will be judged in two rounds:

Round 1 happens BEFORE EVENT

All entries will be posted online, and you can invite friends and family to “like” yours. Coded self portraits along with first name + last initial and grade will be displayed for each entry (no photos will be posted). The top 10 entries based on votes plus two additional entries selected by Code/Art judges will advance to final round at March 3rd Code/Art Miami event at University of Miami.

Round 2 happens at the EVENT on March 3rd, 2019

The Top 12 self-portraits will be printed out and displayed at “Code Art Miami” event on March 3, 2019 at University of Miami in Coral Gables. At the event, the finalists’ photos and short write-ups will also be displayed next to their self-portraits.

Each event attendee gets to vote once for their favorite, and the “People’s Choice – Self Portrait” winner will be announced at the event.

Submission Deadline: Friday, Feb 8th, 2019

Email info@Code-Art.com if you have questions or comments.

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