There’s a whole lot of emphasis on the acquisition of digital skills as it is recognized as a catalyst for inclusive growth. Oftentimes, the young and the impressionable are targets of well-meaning parents, teachers, and mentors alike who inspire them to leverage digital technology to unlock their potentials.
Today, there’s an array of initiatives that encourage kids and teenagers to hone their skills and talent, thereby preparing themselves for the future of work. These initiatives, one of which is the CodeWizardsHQ challenge, represent life-changing opportunities for young ones.
To that effect, applications are welcome from kids and teenagers between 8-18 years to compete in the CodeWizardsHQ challenge.
What’s the CodeWizardsHQ challenge?
An initiative of CodeWizardsHQ company, a digital coding academy for kids and teens, the challenge requires players to go on a virtual journey from planet to planet to complete 21 levels of coding challenges in Python code.
Successful participants will then progress to the Boss Level for a chance to win the $100 grand prize.
Designed by a team of developers and senior teachers at CodeWizardsHQ, the Deep Space Crystal Chase is an interactive, fun, learning experience that builds on a child’s passion for and knowledge of coding.
The competition is beginner-friendly and free. Coding experience is not necessary.
What are the benefits?
Successful players will be awarded cash prizes and other gifts.
- 1st Place: $100 Cash Prize + CWHQ T-Shirt
- 2nd Place $50 Cash Prize + CWHQ T-Shirt
- 3rd Place: $25 Cash Prize + CWHQ T-Shirt
Note that any challenger who completes the first 21 levels will also win a $25 CodeWizardsHQ Gift Card.
Who qualifies to enter the challenge?
Being a global competition, interested ones who meet the requirement below are invited to apply:
- You must be between the ages of 8-18.
How does it work?
All you need do is follow these three steps:
Accept the Challenge
You accept the challenge by creating an account. In your account, you will be presented with one question every day starting April 5, 2021. If you answer the question correctly, you will move to the next level, qualifying for the next question, which is presented the next day.
Complete 21 Levels
Win the Grand Prize by Judging
Defeat the final boss level by writing a code that produces a correct answer. Your code will be posted in the Hall of Champions for a public vote. The top 5 challengers with the most votes will be judged by the Wizard Panel for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.
If this competition excites you and you’d like to participate, apply here to join.
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