Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) in Austin, TX is hosting a UIL-style Computer Science contest for high school students on Saturday, April 21st. The contest site will open at 8am and events will end at approximately 2pm. Registration is free and lunch is provided. Each student will receive a T-shirt, and top placing teams will receive prizes.
Texas Governor’s Office looks to increase interest of girls in cybersecurity with Girls Go CyberStart
In January the Texas Governor’s Office announced a partnership with the SANS Institute with the purpose of increasing the number of young women interested in the growing field of cybersecurity. The partnership’s is using the on a training program built on the Girls Go CyberStart online game to reach female students in Texas high schools. The free online game helps students learn about cybersecurity, while building interest and uncovering the hidden computer security talents of participants.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Ozona High School Math & Computer Programming Meet IV Spring 2018, originally scheduled for February 3, 2018, has been cancelled.
Bloxmob has announced their 2018 Appathon contest with a top prize of $1000! The deadline for submitting an app is February 15, 2018. Seven prizes will be awarded in total. All winners will be announced on February 28, 2018 and will include one 1st Prize ($1000), one 2nd Prize ($500), and five Shoutout Prizes ($100 each). For more information and complete guidelines, please visit the Bloxmob appathon page.
The winners of the 2017 Congressional App Challenge were announced to coincide with Computer Science Education Week and this year’s winners list includes 13 students from Texas! Congratulation to all the winners from Texas and thank you for showing everyone what #CS4TX is all about!