The Premier’s Coding Challenge now open!

Students who have benefitted from STEM.I.AM activities can now build on their coding and robotics skills by entering the Premier’s Creating Queensland’s Future coding competition. Winners will take home a share in $5,000 worth of technology prizes, e.g. humanoid robot, an Arduino Kit, a Raspberry PI powered computer and more!

2018 Premier's Coding competition poster

See below for the link to the full poster

Who can enter?

Students from Years 3 to 10 from state, independent and Catholic schools can enter as individuals or in teams of up to four people.

What’s required?

Entrants must create a digital solution using Anti-Bully Girl – one of the Cyber Heroes using the theme ‘stand up to cyberbullies’.

Cyberbullies challenge

Help your friends stand up to cyberbullies!

Examples of entries could be an animation, game or an interactive map. It’s only limited by students’ imagination.

To enter

Students simply upload their code or a prototype of what they developed, and a presentation that highlights how their entry can be implemented, to the coding competition submission page by 5pm Tuesday 19 June 2018.

More information and the terms and conditions are available from the entry submission page.

Entries will be assessed against a set of selection criteria.

Download the poster (PDF, 1.6MB) to promote the competition in your library or Indigenous Knowledge Centre.

Need help?​

Students can find the Queensland Coding Academy student site to extend their coding skills and information about cyberbullying from the Office of the eSafety Commission.

If you have any questions email us at coding.competition@qed.qld.gov.au.