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Events

Events

Technology camps and classes are a great way to introduce students into the STEM fields and spark a passion for Computer Science. A large variety of programs are available for kids of all ages and all interests. Scroll through the available events below and see if your son/daughter might be interested in registering! If not, the page is updated often, so keep checking back for new events. Also, click here to contact us if you know of an event you want to advertise on this page!


PicoCTF – CMU Cybersecurity Competition
September 28th – October 20th 2018
This computer security game for Middle and High School students challenges students and tests their knowledge of cybersecurity. Students will need to reverse engineer, break, hack, decrypt, or do whatever it takes to solve the challenge! Click here for more information.



Master the Mainframe
From today until December 31st 2018

Have you heard about one of the largest student coding challenges in the world? Master the Mainframe is back for its 14th year, and they have kicked off this years competition with new prizes and new challenges! Join kids from around the world and have fun coding! Register below!


Legends of Z
October 5th-14th 2017

Join this worldwide week of code to gather with more students going through the annual Master the Mainframe challenge. How to get involved?

  • Tell your local high school and/or university about Master-the-Mainframe and Legends of Z.
  • Recruit a local computing club, girls in STEM club, or other group to hold an event.
  • Work with the group of your choice to host an event.
  • Encourage local businesses to host an event (great way to recruit new talent).
  • Encourage local businesses to sponsor an event at a local school (community outreach).

Achieving success is so much easier when you are working with friends!



Jersey Shore Makerfest 
October 20th 2018

At the core of this event are the global maker movement and makerspace concept, in which attendees are not just witnesses to making, but experience it in an interactive, open ended, and self directed environment, with a spirit of sharing, exploration, and fun.

Our vision is to create a diverse and inclusive community whose members see themselves as creators, collaborators, innovators and makers. The goals of this event include provide a variety of hands-on, authentic and enjoyable activities that engage people of all backgrounds, beliefs, ethnicities, abilities, disabilities, and age levels, gain new understandings to improve teaching, learning, and citizenship in a global community, articulate and experience the connections among diverse disciplines– including science, technology, engineering, art, math, literacy, and civic involvement–to make learning and living more integrated and less fragmented, promote sustainable practices that foster awareness of our planet’s resources and the environment, and model the maker mindset to help communities create their own maker events and makerspaces that we can all benefit from.

Click here for more information!



Halloween Hackathon
October 27th 2018 – 7AM-11PM

Sign up for this fun event where high school and college students, and local technology professionals can compete in programming and problem-solving challenges. You will have the chance to win prizes, attend workshops, and hear from technology leaders. The event will be hosted at Bell Works, in Holmdel New Jersey. Click the button below to register!


Grok Code Quest
October 29th – December 2nd 2018

Sign up for this friendly competition designed to teach students how to code! This 5-week event will provide students with coding experience, with no prior knowledge necessary – and it’s fun! Sign up with your friends, or work individually from home. For more information, click here. Click the register button below to sign up.


HackPHS
November 3rd-4th 2018

Register to take part in this super fun 24-hour Hackathon event being held at Princeton High School, NJ! There will be food, prizes, swag, competition, and helpful workshops. To learn more, and sign up, click the register button below!


Bebra’s Computing Challenge
November 5th-16th 2018 – students 8-18 years old

This challenge gives children and teens the opportunity to try out coding exercises and programming activities online. These tasks allow students to test out their computational thinking skills and discover a passion for Computer Science. In 2017, over 2 million students from all over the world participated! You can schedule the challenge to take place during any school day between November 5th and November 16th. Talk to your teachers today and sign up!


Real World Design Challenge 2019! 
Registration is now open for the 2019 year

Compete with the best students in your state and the country to solve an engineering design problem. This years students will be designing an unmanned aerial System with the mission of precision agriculture. Students work to develop an engineering design notebook detailing their solution to a design problem and get it reviewed by professionals.

For for information and to visit their site, click here. Register a team below.



NSA Day of Cyber 
February 2019

February is CTE Month and a great opportunity to connect your students with the opportunities in Information Technology and Cybersecurity by running the NSA Day of Cyber experience as an activity that connects students to those in-demand jobs in IT and cyber.

Career and technical education, or CTE, is education that directly prepares students for high-wage, high-demand careers. CTE covers many different fields, including health care, information technology, advanced manufacturing, hospitality and management and many more.

If you do plan to have your students run the NSA Day of Cyber in February, click here for more information and registration information!



Thomas Edison Pitch Contest 
January 12th 2019

The Thomas Edison Invention Challenge was founded to celebrate and promote students to be creative and to inspire the spirit of invention! Start thinking about next year’s competition and begin to brainstorm a winning team! Click here for more information!


NeverLAN CTF
Middle School Students – February 2019

An international Capture the Flag event with the intention to teach younger students about computer science. They will have the opportunity to do research and learn about cryptography, programming, etc…

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CSTASNJ- CS Competition for High School Students 
Stockton University – 2019 Competition

**Mark your calendars for November/December 2018 for information next year’s competition**

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