2018 Student (HE, FE and secondary and primary students) and Open Competitions
The Student and an Open Competition are for an artifact ( such as a computer game, a poster, a one-minute video on YouTube) on the theme of '60th Anniversary of the BCS' with submission by 14 July 2018.
Winner: Jaz Marshall-Porter, Nikola Krajnovic, Oliver Mills, Edward Smith, Solent University, on a Game idea to help with Depression
2nd prize winner: Xuanjie Zhang, JRCC, Jiangsu, China, on The Real City Games
3rd prize winner: Ryan Millson, Solent University, on the X-Box Summit
Jaz Marshall-Porter, Olly Mills, and Ed Smith on BUILD-UR-PC
ShuXin Gu, on The Past and The Future
Hu Po, on Computer games can benefit social economy and social order
Entries from outside the UK are to be encouraged.
- A maximum of 4 entries allowed per person in the Open and in the Student category
- Entries can be from a single person or a group
- The language should be English
- Criteria for judging: quality, content (clearly understood), clarity and interesting idea
- The entries will be judged by a panel and the judges’ decision is final
- Results announced before the end of July 2018
- Prizes: certificate for winner, runners up and highly commended entries
- The BCS will have media rights and all other rights appropriate for the competition, so all entries could be made public and/or put on the various websites.
There are two entry categories
Open category, to all BCS members, whether in the UK and Overseas, either as individual or as a group (but containing at least one BCS member), and is allowed to submit a maximum of 4 entries. Submit each entry separately by email to ACDcomp@BCS.org, copy to Margaret.email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org, with AGD Open Comp in the subject line. The email should contain your name, BCS number, names of members of your group (if not individual), your location (Country) and location of your YouTube entry if appropriate.
Student competition is for students at universities, higher, further educational or secondary establishments (with students over the age of 10), whether in full-time or part-time study; in the UK or overseas, open to BCS and non-BCS members. Entries could be from individuals or from groups of students.
Again, for the student competition, the entries will be submitted by a Point Contact (not necessarily a BCS member) but normally employed at the HE, FE college or school.
The Point of Contact will submit by 14 July 2018, details of the entries. together with your name, the name and address of your educational establishment, by email to ACDcomp@BCS.org, copy to Margaret.email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org, with AGD Student Comp HE, FE, Secondary School or Primary School in the subject line.
This competition provides opportunities for students to enhance their CVs, by receiving a Certificate confirming they are winners, runners-up and Highly Commended in this international competition. Prizes are Humble Bundle software for winners of the student class.