We are pleased to announce that the Congressional App Challenge (CAC), a competition
designed to encourage student participation in computer science and coding. Students are
encouraged to register online by Sept 10th before submitting their app by October 15.
Officially launched by the U.S. House of Representatives in 2015, this nationwide effort allows
students to compete against their peers by creating and an application or “app,” for desktop/PC,
web, tablet, mobile, or other devices. The Challenge is designed to promote innovation and
engagement in computer science.

The Congressional App Challenge is open to all middle and high school students in the
5th Congressional District of SC. Students entering the competition must submit
their app to Challenge.gov during the Competition Submission Period between 12 PM (noon)
Eastern Time on JUNE 4TH, 2018, and 12:00 PM (noon) Eastern Time on OCTOBER 15th,
2018.

The winner from the 5th Congressional District, chosen by a panel of expert
judges, will be featured on CongressionalAppChallenge.us, and the winning app will also be
eligible to be on display in the U.S. Capitol, honoring the winners from across the country.
For more information, please visit the official Congressional App Challenge website at
CongressionalAppChallenge.us, email StudentSupport@CongressionalAppChallenge.us, or
contact Mark Palmer at mark.palmer@mail.house.gov.




Congratulations to the 5th District's 2017 CAC Winners!




Congressman Ralph Norman is pleased to announce the winners of the Congressional App Challenge. The winning submission titled “Clean Business” was created by Emily Serafin and Hannah Fuller, eighth graders from Pleasant Knoll Middle School in Fort Mill. 

Congressman Norman presented the winning team with awards at Pleasant Knoll Middle School on December 18th, 2017 for their impressive innovation and achievement.

The Congressional App Challenge encourages students to inspire, include, and innovate efforts around STEM, coding, and computer science education.

View the winning team's video submission here or below: 

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