Submission Guidelines

Submission Guidelines

Deadline: April 25th at 5PM PST

What do I need to submit?

Here are the requirements for you to get the maximum number of points.

1. Pitch Video

  • Must be 3-4 minutes
  • Must be in English or include English subtitles
  • It is recommended that all team members speak
  • Share with a Youtube, Vimeo or Youku link *

2. Demo Video

  • Must be 1-2 minutes
  • Must be in English or include English subtitles
  • Share with a Youtube, Vimeo or Youku link *

3. App Name & Description

  • 100 word maximum app description
  • Must be written in English

4. Team photo and summary

  • Write a paragraph to help people get to know you
  • Must be written in English

5. Source Code

  • App Inventor, Java, Objective-C, Swift, C#, or any other programming language files are accepted
  • If developed in App Inventor, here are instructions on how to export an .aia file (not .apk)
  • Directly upload a zip/compressed file containing your source code

6. Business Plan (senior division only)

  • Must be a PDF
  • Must include everything listed in the Business Plan Checklist
  • Must be written in English
  • Directly upload to our site

7. Screenshots

  • Upload at least two screenshots of your app

8. Code Checklist

  • Fill out fields with short sentences or pictures to earn up to 10 points
  • Read the full code checklist here: Code Checklist
  • This will not appear on your public submission page

9. Pitch Presentation (only if attending a pitch event)

  • Must be a PDF, PPT, or Google slides
  • Directly upload to our site
  •  This is not due on April 25th, the due date will depend on the event you are attending

Important: All youtube and Vimeo videos must be shared publicly in order for judges to see your submission. Please double check your links.

For more questions about rules, submission, or judging visit our FAQ.

To learn how your submission will be judged read the judging rubric.

Technovation Timeline

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Key Dates for 2018 Season

Registration Opens: October 18, 2017
Official Season Launch: January 10, 2018
Registration Deadline: March 7, 2018
Submission Deadline: April 25, 2018
World Pitch: August 6 - 10, 2018

Are you ready to take the Technovation World Challenge?