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Junior Category

last updated 03 November 2017

The theme of code::XtremeApps:: 2017 Junior Category is My Smart City: Connecting Our Senses.



The challenge statement for the Junior Category will be released at the start of the code::XtremeApps:: 2017 Junior Category hackathon on Saturday, 15 July.

Participating teams will have three hours (from 9.30am to 12.30pm) to complete a project that responds to the given challenge statement.

Rules and Regulations

This is for all children 12 years or below or studying in a primary school (up to Primary 6).

Each team must have two or three participants with at least one participant who is 10 years or older. Team members need not be from the same school / institution.

Each team must have an adult (21 years old and above) as their supervisor.

Participating teams are challenged to create a solution using micro:bit , a microcontroller which will be provided for the participants.

See full Rules and Regulations.

Judging Criteria

Judging will be based on the submitted team entries at the end of the Hackathon. Each entry will be judged on its own merit regardless of the number of contestants in the team.

Judging will take place immediately after the hackathon on 15 July and each team is required to do a short presentation on their submission. Each team will be judged by a panel of judges.

The judging criteria for the Junior Category of code::XtremeApps:: 2017 is as follows:





Hackathon will be held on Saturday, 15 July 2017.



The micro:bit training workshops are designed to help participants gain the foundation skills to tackle the challenge at the hackathon.

- Please note that the training sessions are identical. Thus, each person should attend 1 session only.
- Participants must bring at least one laptop per team for the training sessions.


9:00 amIntroduction to code::XtremeApps:: 2017 Junior Category Click here for the training material
9:10 amBasic introduction to micro:bit and its capabilities
10:30 amTea-break
10:45 amBrainstorming + Creating solution
12:00 pmEnd of Training


2:00 pmIntroduction to code::XtremeApps:: 2017 Junior Category Click here for the training material
2:10 pmBasic introduction to micro:bit and its capabilities
3:30 pmTea-break
3:45 pmBrainstorming + Creating solution
5:00 pmEnd of Training

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