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Hackathons are a great way to enhance your coding skills and proficiency. They offer a hands-on learning experience. Coding hackathons are designed to inspire, motivate and engage students to learn to code. Here is an opportunity to improve your coding skills and compete with the best coders out there!
BITS PILANI APOGEE, in partnership with Codingal, the #1 coding platform that provides online coding classes for kids, brings you "Junior Codefest 2022" for Grade 1-12 students.
Junior Codefest 2022 is a global online coding hackathon where students can participate individually.

So don't miss this opportunity to learn, compete, and win certificates from BITS PILANI.

Important Date:

Project Submission Last Date: July 17, 2022

Themes & Projects


Grade 1-4 

Theme 1: Endangered Species

Project:  Build an animated story about any endangered species.


Theme 2: Outdoor Game

Project:  Build an outdoor game using different land creatures as sprites.

Platform: Build a project using block-based platforms such as Scratch, Thunkable, code.org, etc. by choosing one of the above themes.

Grade 5-8

Theme 1: Money Management

Project: Build an app that can help manage money/finances.


Theme 2: Environment

Project: Pick any environmental issue and build an app around it. The application must solve at least one of the environmental issues we face.


Platform: Build a project using block-based platforms such as Scratch, Thunkable, code.org, etc. by choosing one of the above themes.


Grade 9-12

Theme 1: Landscape Design     

Project: Design and create your own landscape using Python programming language.


Theme 2: Fitness Tracker

Project: Build an innovative app that can track your runs, hikes, walks, or just about any physical activity in real-time using text-based applications such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

You can set fitness goals or just let the app nudge you to get more active if you have been sitting around for a long time.



Book 1:1 Mentoring Session

To learn a coding activity, book your 1:1 mentoring session with our coding instructor.


1:1 Mentoring session link - https://cdg.al/dGxEy


How to register for the competition?


  1. Click on the "Register & Start" button.
  2. Input your mobile number.
  3. Enter the information in the registration form.
  4. Verify your mobile number through the OTP received on SMS.
  5. Click on the "Submit" button. You are registered for the competition.


How to Submit your Project?


  1. Once you have registered and finished your project, Go to the "Junior Codefest 2022" page on the Codingal website.
  2. Click "Register & Start" and input your mobile number
  3. Click on "Submit Project" and fill in the below information:


  • Select your Group* (Grade 1-4/5-8/9-12)
  • Select your Theme* 
  • Project Name*  (Any name of your choice for your project)
  • Development Platform* (Eg- Scratch, Thunkable, Repl, etc.)
  • Project Description* (Tell us something about your project)
  • Project Link (Share the Link of your project)
  • Upload Project File (Only If Applicable)
  • Upload zip file of screenshots/images of the app/website (Only If Applicable - and it should not be more than 50 MB)
  • Upload zip file of screenshots/images of source code of the app/website (Only If Applicable - and it should not be more than 50 MB)


       4. Click "Submit" & you are done.


  1. Why do I need to register using a mobile number?
    You are required to register via a mobile number as it is the primary source of identification for registration and project submission.
  2. Is this competition online?
    Yes, this competition is 100% online. The contestant can work on their project at any place and time as long as they have access to a computer/laptop and an internet connection.
  3. How much does it cost to enter this competition?
    There is no registration fee to participate in the competition.
  4. Can I submit projects late?
    Unfortunately, we do not accept any late projects. All projects must be submitted by the project submission deadline.
  5. What if I forget my registered mobile number while submitting the project?
    In case, you forget your registered mobile number, you will have to re-register for the competition before submitting the project
  6. I entered the wrong information in one of the form fields while submitting my project.
    If you have entered the wrong information in one of the form fields, refresh the page before clicking on the "Submit Project" button at the bottom of the form
  7. Will the old project consider for evaluation?
    No, An old or previous project will not be considered for evaluation.
  8. Can I submit more than one project?
    No. You can submit only one project per competition.


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