Teach ME – Innovation Competition 2022

NIHERST presents the Teach ME 2022 National Students Innovation Competition

Competition Overview
Calling all Roblox fans and coders!

The Teach ME National Students Innovation Competition is hosted on the virtual platform Roblox. Roblox is an online game platform and game creation system that allows users to design and build their own games as well as play games created by other users. This competition will expose participants to coding, game development and game design, skills that they will use to build a virtual community in which they would solve a problem related to the overarching theme Renewable Energy and the Environment .

Requirements
All entrants must be nationals of Trinidad and Tobago
Individuals or teams of up to five (5) persons can enter the competition
Age groups: 8 – 10 (Juniors) and 11 – 17 (Seniors)

Competition Regulations Booklet: Click here

Prizes

Up to fifty thousand dollars ($50,000)
in Gift of Units from the Unit Trust Corporation
to be won!

Place Junior Category Senior Category
1st Individual – $2,500.00
Group – $2,500.00 for each group member
Individual – $2,500.00
Group – $2,500.00 for each group member
2nd Individual – $1,500.00
Group – $1,500.00 for each group member
Individual – $1,500.00
Group – $1,500.00 for each group member
3rd Individual – $1,150.00
Group – $1,150.00 for each group member
Individual – $1,150.00
Group – $1,150.00 for each group member

Prizes will be distributed via the courtesies of NIHERST . Recipients must have an existing Unit Trust Corporation account, only TT$ Money Market Funds or TT$ Growth & Income Funds are accepted. The account may be in the name of the student, parent or guardian.

Instructions
Participants would be required to:

  1. Create Roblox user account www.roblox.com
  2. Download and install the game building software Roblox Studio roblox.com/create
  3. Using Roblox, create a solution to a threat or problem in your community in relation to the theme Renewable Energy and the Environment .
  4. Present idea and virtual prototype to the judging panel.

Competition Timeline
REGISTRATION CLOSED:
Submission of Draft Prototypes: October 27th, 2022
Submission of Final Prototypes: November 11th, 2022
Final Judging/Presentation of Prototypes: November 19th, 2022

For further information, please contact teachme@niherst.gov.tt