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Community College Programming Contest - March 30(Saturday), 2013

Objective: To promote software design and development skills in the Commonwealth of Virginia and foster stronger relationships between the information technology programs in the Virginia Community Colleges and Radford University.

Location:
Radford University, College of Science and Technology, Department of Information Technology
Contest Date:
March 30, 2013

Participants:
Students who are currently attending Community Colleges within the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Language:
GCC 4.5.0 for C and C++ Java7, PC2v9.1.6 The contest computing environment might be upgraded when a later version is available.
Award:
A scholarship will be awarded to each member of the first place team for their first semester in the department of Information Technology at Radford University. Smaller scholarships will be awarded to members of the 2nd and 3rd place teams.
Registration Fee:
There will not be a registration fee this year.
Lodging:
The following link will connect you to information about lodging, driving directions, and other information about Radford http://www.radford.edu/visitru/index.html.
Each school may register up to two teams for the contest. Each team will be made up of up to three students. For more information, please contact Dr.Maung Htay who is the contest director at mhtay@radford.edu with the subject of "HSCC Competitions 2013" or call at (540)831-5993.

CC & HS Game Programming Contest - March 29(Friday) and 30(Saturday)

Objective: To promote the programming skill among community college and high school students in the Commonwealth of Virginia and foster stronger relationships between the information technology programs in the Virginia School Systems and Radford University.

Location:
Radford University, College of Science and Technology, Department of Information Technology
Contest Date:
The competition will be held on Friday, March 29, 2013 starting at 7:00 p.m. Judges will view the games and rank the teams. On Saturday, March 30th the top 2 competitors will be asked to demonstrate their game to everyone and the judges will decide the winners.

Participants:
Students who are currently attending Community Colleges or High Schools within the Commonwealth of Virginia
Theme:
Create and write a game program
Language:
Any programming language or game development environment including but not limited to Java, C, C++, Visual Basic, Game Maker, or Slick. If you are planning to use something other than Java, C, C++, or Visual Basic, you will need to notify the contest director prior to the contest so that we can make sure that we can both view your source code and execute your game.
Environment:
Windows 7, Unix or Mac OS X. If any other hardware such as joysticks, are needed, those must be brought with the contestants to the competition.
Judging Criteria:
Interface design, documentation, playability, graphics, level of difficulty, logic, originality, audio, presentation/demonstration, and professionalism.
Submission Media: 1. Game, complete source code, and documentation (including complete operating instructions) must be submitted on a CD and be received by March 15, 2013. Teams may submit a modified, complete game program on CD at Registration on the day of the competition, March 29, 2013.                           2. The game and all contest submissions are original to the participating team. Participating teams must grant RU the right to use, copy, display, publish and communicate the game for educational purposes.
Judging Dates: Presentation on Friday, March 29th and demonstration on Saturday, March 30th 2013.
Award:
A scholarship will be awarded to each member of the first place team for their first semester in the department of Information Technology at Radford University. Smaller scholarships will be awarded to members of the 2nd and 3rd place teams.
Registration Fee:
There will not be a registration fee this year.
Lodging:
The following link will connect you to information about lodging, driving directions, and other information about Radford http://www.radford.edu/visitru/index.html.
Each school may register up to two teams for the contest. Each team will be made up of up to three students. For more information, please contact Dr.Maung Htay who is the contest director at mhtay@radford.edu with the subject of "HS CC Competitions 2013" or call at (540)831-5993.

High School Programming Contest - March 30(Saturday)

Objective: To promote software design and development skills in the Commonwealth of Virginia and foster stronger relationships between the information technology programs in the Virginia High Schools and Radford University.

Location:
Radford University, College of Science and Technology, Department of Information Technology
Contest Date:
March 30, 2013

Participants:
Students who are currently attending High Schools within the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Language:
GCC 4.5.0 for C and C++ Java7, PC2v9.1.6 The contest computing environment might be upgraded when a later version is available.
Award:
A scholarship will be awarded to each member of the first place team for their first semester in the department of Information Technology at Radford University. Smaller scholarships will be awarded to members of the 2nd and 3rd place teams.
Registration Fee:
There will not be a registration fee this year.
Lodging:
The following link will connect you to information about lodging, driving directions, and other information about Radford http://www.radford.edu/visitru/index.html.
Each school may register up to two teams for the contest. Each team will be made up of up to three students. For more information, please contact Dr.Maung Htay who is the contest director at mhtay@radford.edu with the subject of "HSCC Competitions 2013" or call at (540)831-5993.