Every educator who hosts an Hour of Code is eligible to receive $10 to Amazon.com, iTunes or Windows Store as a thank-you gift!
Sign up for this prize is now closed. Check back to see this year's winners.
Lucky classrooms will have the opportunity to talk with guest speakers who will share how computer science has impacted their lives and careers.
(co-founder and CEO of Instagram)
(Chief Experience Officer, Microsoft)
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.
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.
Both US and non-US Hour of Code 2015 organizers are eligible to receive the all organizer thank-you gift. The $10K hardware prize is limited to US residents only.
You must sign up before December 7-13 in order to be eligible to receive the all organizer 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.
No. Thank-you gifts are limited to one per organizer. We will contact you in December after Computer Science Education Week with next steps on how to redeem your choice of thank-you gift.
Yes. Your whole school has to participate to be eligible for the prize but only one person needs to register and submit the Hardware Prize application form here. Every teacher participating will need to sign up their classroom individually in order to receive the all organizer thank you gift.
Prize limited to public K-12 U.S. schools only. To qualify, your entire school must register for the Hour of Code by November 16, 2015. One school in every U.S. state will receive a class-set of computers. Code.org will select and notify winners via email by December 1, 2015.
We would love to help teachers in public and private schools alike, but at this time, it comes down to logistics. We have partnered with DonorsChoose.org to administer classroom funding prizes, which only works with public, US K-12 schools. According to DonorsChoose.org, the organization is better able to access consistent and accurate data that's available for public schools.
To qualify, you must complete the Hardware Application form by November 16, 2015. One school in every U.S. state will receive a class-set of computers. Code.org will select and notify winners via email by December 1, 2015.
Yes, in the Hardware Application form include the dates that your whole school is participating.
Prize limited to K-12 classrooms in the U.S. and Canada only. Code.org will select winning classrooms, provide a time slot for the web chat, and work with the appropriate teacher to set up the technology details. Your whole school does not need to apply to qualify for this prize. Both public and private schools are eligible to win.
Yes, all organizers, both US and non-US, are eligible to receive the all organizer thank-you gift. The $10K hardware prize is US only.