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CC & HS Game Programming Contest - March 28(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:
1:00~5:00 PM on March 28, 2015

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 Friday, March 21, 2015. Teams may submit a modified, complete game program on CD at Registration on the day of the competition, Friday, March 28, 2015.
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.

Please send your game CD to the following address:
     HS/CC Game Programming Competition
     (Attn: Hwajung Lee)
     RU Box 6933
     Department of Information Technology, Radford University
     Radford, VA 24142
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. The online registration site will be open until March 21, 2015 at http://www.radford.edu/content/csat/home/itec/news-events/programming-contest.html
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.
For more information, please contact Dr. Hwajung Lee, the contest director at hlee3@radford.edu with the subject of "HS CC Competitions 2015"