App Challenge

CS4GA App and Design Challenge

The Georgia App Design Challenge encourages students to learn and apply computer science skills while building their confidence, motivation, and student portfolios. In collaboration with the Georgia Tech Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics, and Computing, this statewide event allows Georgia students to develop and share their software applications on a platform of their choice.

This challenge encourages students to develop a mobile application that will solve a current problem facing their local community. The theme for the CS4GA app and design challenge for this school year will be Smart Communities and Sustainability. 

How do students enter their app?

New! Teachers will submit student projects (video and written responses) to GaDOE judging. Teachers will register student app development teams by February 2, 2024.

App and Design Challenge Rules


Submission Requirements

  • A complete submission will include the following components:
  1. Written Response: The written response should be typed, double-spaced PDF, in a standard 12-point font (Times, Calibri, or Arial). The written response must be submitted in pdf format. The total response should not exceed 750 words.
  1. Demonstration Video: Students must create a 1-2 minute video, showcasing what the app does and how it works.


An information session will be held for district leaders and teachers. Awards and prizes will be given at the state level. We look forward to your district participating in this exciting event. 

For more information email Lavita Williams or Alba Gutierrez.

Important Dates

February 2, 2024: Submit the CS4GA submission form
March 21, 2024: CS4GA App and Design Challenge winners will be announced

2022-2023 Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors: MAD-Learn