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CODE>MAKE>WIN is now open for entries until 28 September 2018!

To enter the competition, you must be between 10 and 16 years old and live within the Sheffield area.

You can submit an entry to one of the following categories:

To get started with your entry, select the relevant entry form above or from the homepage. You will need to enter the following information marked * to begin your entry:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Telephone number
  • Postcode
  • Age

You can then submit the form to create a log in and come back to update your entry at any time throughout the competition. Once you submit the form you will receive an email with your log in information, so please ensure that your details are correct.

To log in and update your entry you can either use the link provided in the confirmation email or select ‘Login’ from the menu bar of the Code>Make>Win website.

Once you are logged in you will see ‘My Entries’ on menu bar, where you can see all your in progress entries. You may enter up to four entries (one per category), but no more than one entry per category. If you enter more than one entry per category, only your first entry will be counted by the judges.

Check out the Frequently Asked Questions section below, which will contain more and more information as the competition develops and the resources page which contains helpful links and documents to get you started.

If you can’t find the answer or if you need more advice on completing your entry, you can contact us and we’ll try to point you in the right direction. If you want any guidance on your entry make sure to keep an eye on the Code>Make>Win website for upcoming ‘Check Your Ideas’ days hosted by game and app development experts!

Rules

You won’t go wrong by following the steps on this page – but feel free to check out the competition rules…

 Download rules

Frequently asked questions

Here are the answers to some of the most frequent questions we’ve been asked about the competition:

Can I enter something I’ve already made?

Definitely – the competition is open to new ideas and existing Games and Apps made by people aged 10-16.

Can I enter as part of a team?

Yes, you can enter as part of a group with up to 4 team members. You only need to submit one entry form per team but each team member must have a parent/guardian signature on the required permissions form.

Do I need approval from my school or college to enter?

No, it’s completely up to you BUT you might get some useful support if you tell them what you’re doing.

How old do I have to be to enter?

Anyone aged up 16 years old on 31st August 2019 and living in Sheffield can enter.

The older people are bound to win aren’t they?

There are separate prizes in two different age groups – 10-13 and 14-16 – so anyone can be a winner.

Can I re-use code from elsewhere?

Yes, that’s sometimes a very good thing to do, so long as you attribute the source rather than pretending you did all the work!

Resources

We’ll attach some useful links and documents here as the competition develops, so watch this space!

 View resources »

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