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Congressman Hank Johnson

Representing the 4th District of Georgia

Congressional App Challenge

2017 Congressional App Challenge 

We are pleased to announce that the Congressional App Challenge, a competition designed to encourage student participation in computer science and coding, will take place from July 26th to November 1st this year.
Officially launched by the U.S. House of Representatives in 2015, this nationwide effort allows students to compete against their peers by creating and an application or “app,” for mobile, tablet, or computer devices. The Challenge is designed to promote innovation and engagement in coding and computer science. 
The Congressional App Challenge is open to all students in the 4th Congressional District of Georgia. 
Students entering the competition must submit their app to
during the Competition Submission Period between 12 PM (noon) Eastern Standard Time on JULY 26TH, 2017, and 12:00 PM (noon) Eastern Daylight Time on NOVEMBER 1ST, 2017.
Submissions will be judged on the following criteria: 
Quality of the idea, including creativity and originality; 
Implementation of the idea, including user experience and design; 
Demonstrated excellence of coding and programming skills. 
The winner from the 4th Congressional District, chosen by a panel of expert judges, will be featured on, and the winning app will also 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 or contact Joshua Smith or Xeron Pledger at 770-987-2291. 
Category: Software/Apps 

Georgia, District 1 (GA-04) is represented by Rep. Henry “Hank” Johnson.

Please visit this page for updates on the Congressional App Challenge.

Please note that this competition is open to all students, regardless of coding experience.

We strongly encourage students of all skill levels to participate, to learn how to create their own apps.

Need help creating your app or game? Click here