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Beyond Scratch Competition 2024

🚀 Unleash Your Game Development Superpowers! 🎮
The registration fee for current Beyond Code Academy students is 500 THB. Please verify your enrollment through Line OA (@beyondcode) to obtain a promotion code before making your payment.
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Are you ready to embark on an epic journey of creativity, innovation, and fun? Beyond Scratch Competition 2024 is here, and this year, we’re diving into the exciting world of Game Development! This is your chance to turn your wildest game ideas into reality showcase your skills  win fantastic prizes worth 20,000 THB, including Lego sets and Coding Class Credits!

Are you ready to Scratch your way to turn your wildest game ideas into reality? Get set to dive into the world of coding for a cause. Let the coding begin! 🚀🌈🌍

Prizes

*certificate of participation will be provided for all qualifying submissions.

1st Prize

LEGO®  Set
10,000 THB Beyond Code Credit 
3,500 THB The Math School Credit
2,000 THB The Learning Space Credit

2nd Prize

LEGO® Set
5,000 THB Beyond Code Credit
2,500 THB The Math School Credit
1,500 THB The Learning Space Credit

3rd Prize

LEGO® Set
2,000 THB Beyond Code Credit
1,500 THB The Math School Credit
1,000 THB The Learning Space Credit

Sparkle of Influence

1,000 THB Beyond Code Credit
1,000 THB The Math School Credit
1,000 THB The Learning Space Credit

Extreme Coder

1,000 THB Beyond Code Credit
1,000 THB The Math School Credit
1,000 THB The Learning Space Credit

Best Design

1,000 THB Beyond Code Credit
1,000 THB The Math School Credit
1,000 THB The Learning Space Credit

Who can participate

Any students from age 7 to 9

We welcome participants from around the world!

Basic Block-based Coding Knowledge

Don't worry if you have no coding experience. You can join our signature Scratch Course 

Game Development

Competition Theme
Develop a Game using Scratch. Participants are encouraged to craft a Scratch project focusing on game development

Some possible projects can be

An adventure game with various levels and challenges.

A quiz game that tests players' knowledge on different subjects.

A simulation game that models real-life scenarios.

A puzzle game that requires strategic thinking and problem-solving.

Submission Requirement

1

Share your Scratch Project

use the Share Scratch button to create a project link,
2

3-min Demo Video

Video explains how your game works and walk through your coding

Competition Timeline

1 July 2024

Registration Opens

28 August 2024

Submission Deadline

6 September 2024

Announcement for finalists

15 September 2024

Demo Day. Finalists will be invited to present their projects

Registration Fees:

500 THB for Beyond Code Academy Students
Please verify your enrollment through Line OA (@beyondcode) to obtain a promotion code before making your payment.

750 THB for Non-Beyond Code Academy Students

Student-Centered Competition

To ensure a level playing field and maintain the integrity of the competition, all entries must be the original work of the student participants.  Participants are encouraged to seek guidance from mentors, teachers, or experienced developers, but the final product should reflect the students' own creativity, problem-solving skills, and coding proficiency.

Judging Criteria

The judging criteria for the Beyond Scratch Competition will assess the participating students based on the following aspects:

Creativity (25%)

Does the project exhibit originality and demonstrate unique and creative ideas? Were the sprites and background design original, or were they downloaded from a website?

Coding and Technical Skill  (25%)

How proficiently does the student use Scratch? Were the programming concepts used appropriately? Is the code clean and organized?

Usability (20%)

Is the project user-friendly and easy to navigate? Is it clear how to interact with the project and achieve its goals? 

Impact and Fun (20%):

This criterion evaluates the potential impact and enjoyment of the project about the theme of game development. Judges will assess how well the project embodies the theme's significance and how effectively it fosters a sense of fun in the project.

Presentation (10%)

 How effective is the video presentation of the project? Does the student clearly and effectively explain the concept of the project and its usefulness? 

Frequently asked questions

If my child is 9 years old but has not reached 10, can my child join the competition?

If a student is 9 years old but has not yet reached their 10th birthday, they can still join the competition.

What is the competition format?

​The competition follows a solo submission format. Round 1 requires participants to develop their project in Scratch in accordance with the theme and submit their work and a video clip of no more than 3 minutes. Round 2/Final is for the top five projects selected by a panel of judges, and it will be held at Beyond Code Academy Thonglor Campus. Details about the final round will be released closer to the date.

Who can participate in the Scratch Competition?

The competition is open worldwide to students aged 7 to 9. Each participant may submit only one project.

What is a Demo Day?

We will invite finalists to come to Beyond Code Academy | Thonglor for final presentation.

If I have any questions, where can I contact?

You can contact us at Line Official Account (@beyondcode) or scratch-competition@beyondcodeacademy.com