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Congressman John Conyers

Representing the 13th District of Michigan

Student Eligibility

Student Eligibility

  1. Members of Congress must opt-in for their district to participate in this competition. If a Member does not opt-in, constituents in their district will be ineligible to participate.
  2. The Competition is open only to high school students who reside in a participating district or who are attending high school in that district. Individuals submitting on behalf  of teams must meet the eligibility requirements for individual Contestants.
  3. Participants must be at least 13 years old as of NOVEMBER 9TH, 2015.
  4. Participants may compete individually or in teams of up to 4 students. If students attend school outside of their home congressional district, they may compete in either their home district or their school district. If competing as a team, 2 members of the team must be from the same district.
  5. The Competition is subject to all applicable United States federal laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules.
  6. A student may only submit one application, either as an individual or as part of a team. They ay only submit an app in one district.

 

When Do Students Enter?

  1.      1. Students may begin working on their apps as soon as they like, but the “Competition Submission Period” will start at 12:00 PM (noon) Eastern Daylight Time (“EDT”),  NOVEMBER 9TH, 2015 and be closed at 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) JANUARY 15TH, 2016.
  2.      2. Administrator’s computer is the official time keeping device for this Competition.

 

How Do Students Enter?

  1. Sign up on CongressionaAppChallenge.us. a. By November 9, 2015, a sign-up form will be posted on CongressionalAppChallenge.us. Students must fill out this form.
  2. Register on Challenge.gov: a. After filling out the sign-up on congressionalappchallenge.us, the student must register to use challenge.gov. That’s where they will submit their apps. They will submit their app on the page specifically for their district