Official registration for the 2024 Congressional App Challenge is now open. Create and submit your original apps for a chance to win!  

In 2013, the U.S. House of Representatives and Internet Education Foundation partnered to raise appreciation for computer science and STEM among school children. The product was the Congressional App Challenge. 

This competition encourages middle and high school students to pursue careers in tech through a nationwide coding challenge. 

Students entering the competition must submit their app’s source code online by October 24, 2024.


The CAC is open to all middle and high school students in the 21st congressional district, or who are eligible to attend public school in the district. View a complete list of rules and additional information here

  • Students must be in middle or high school by the time the competition ends on October 24, 2024.
  • Students can participate in teams of up to four.
  • Students must either live or go to school in the registered district they wish to compete.
  • Student submissions are due on October 24th, 2024.
  • Apps can be coded on any platform, on any language, on any theme.


To enter, the student must register on the App Challenge’s website. All entries must be original in concept, design, and execution. 

Judging Process

A panel of local judges will choose the district’s winner. The winning app will be featured on the website and the website.


For any questions about this Congressional App Challenge pelase contact:

Isabella Robertson or

Joseph Harrington

Visit the CAC’s website for further information.