2015 Hour of Code prizes

Prizes for EVERY organizer

Every educator who hosted an Hour of Code is eligible to receive $10 to Amazon.com, iTunes, Windows Store or 10GB of Dropbox space as a thank-you gift!*

*While supplies last

51 schools won a class-set of laptops (or $10,000 for other technology)

Sign up for this prize is now closed. See this year's winners.

 

30 classrooms won a video chat with a guest speaker

Lucky classrooms had the opportunity to talk with guest speakers who shared how computer science has impacted their lives and careers.

Kevin Systrom
(co-founder and CEO of Instagram)
Watch the recording
Dao Nguyen
(Publisher, Buzzfeed)
Watch the recording
Aloe Blacc
(Recording artist)
Watch the recording
Hadi Partovi
(Code.org co-founder and CEO)
Watch the recording

One lucky classroom will win an exclusive, behind-the-scenes “Making of Star Wars” experience in San Francisco with Disney and Lucasfilm

One lucky classroom will win the grand prize – a trip to San Francisco, CA for an exclusive, behind-the-scenes “Making of Star Wars” experience with the visual effects team who worked on Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The grand prize is courtesy of ILMxLAB, a new laboratory for immersive entertainment, combining the talents of Lucasfilm, Industrial Light & Magic and Skywalker Sound.

 

100 classrooms will win programmable robots including a BB-8 droid robot by Sphero

In honor of Hour of Code tutorial "Star Wars: Building a Galaxy with Code," 100 participating classrooms in the United States or Canada will a set of four Sphero 2.0 robots plus a BB-8™ App-enabled Droid that students can program. Sign up your Hour of Code event to qualify. Learn more about BB-8 from Sphero and about Sphero education.

 

FAQ

Who is eligible to receive the all organizer thank-you gift?

Both US and non-US Hour of Code 2015 organizers are eligible to receive the all organizer thank-you gift while supplies last. The $10K hardware prize is limited to US residents only.

Is there a deadline to sign up to receive the all organizer thank-you gift?

Organizers who signed up before December 11 are eligible to receive the all organizer thank-you gift.

When will I receive my thank-you gift?

We will contact you in December after Computer Science Education Week (December 7-13) with next steps on how to redeem your choice of thank-you gift.

Can I redeem all of the thank-you gift options?

No. Thank-you gifts are limited to one per organizer while supplies last. We will contact you in December after Computer Science Education Week with next steps on how to redeem your choice of thank-you gift.

I’m outside the United States. Can I qualify for prizes?

Yes, all organizers, both US and non-US, are eligible to receive the all organizer thank-you gift while supplies last. The $10K hardware prize is US only.