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CoderZ Sprint Challenge Coding Competition Update

CoderZ Sprint Challenge Coding Competition Update

CoderZ Sprint Challenge Coding Competition Update 1

Primary school teams from Clare, Monaghan, Navan and Tralee Education Centres are busily completing the CoderZ Coding Challenges. The competition format allows for team members to work on challenges in their own time and for the team scores to be collated.  The challenges are intriguing with higher points being eared for completing the challenges with greater efficiency.  Promoting communication, collaboration, problem solving and mathematical skills, the challenges are hugely educational and appealing with a little bit of competition for good measure. 

RoboMania are best-placed in the overall Missions Leaderboard (9th place), followed closely by GirlPower (12th place) and Wall-E (13th place). Cromane Coders (Tralee Ed Centre), Laochra Loch Gorman (ESCI General), Na Captioners (Navan Education Centre) & Carlingford Knights (Monaghan education Centre) are heading up their respective regions.

Clare Education Centre teams are also to the forefront of the additional RoboGolf and DiscoBlocks Challenges which were released on the 15th March -  RoboMania (6th place) and WolfPack (4th place) respectively.

Missions and Challenges run until March 31st, so plenty of time for pupils to get started or consolidate Team positions.

CoderZ Sprint Challenge Coding Competition Update 2

 CoderZ Pilot Flyer v2

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST *For pupils in 3rd - 6th classes*

CLICK HERE to complete the expression of interest form.   

A collaborative project for pupils in 3rd - 6th classes in association with Mary Immaculate College, Clare Education Centre, Monaghan Education Centre, Navan Education Centre and Tralee Education Centre. 
 
Expressions of interest sought for participation in this exciting event for 3rd - 6th classes.  Clare, Monaghan, Navan and Tralee Education Centres will each enter 40 teams in this competition. 
 
Target Group: Pupils/Teachers 3rd – 6th Class.  
 
Teams: A team consists of 5 pupils and 1 teacher. Therefore a class can submit multiple teams.
 

Brief: Provide opportunities for STEM learning this Spring with an incredibly fun virtual robotics  competition. The CoderZ League Sprint Challenge is an exciting event for students of all levels to learn about  STEM while programming their own virtual robots. Students work together in teams to solve missions and  advance in challenges. Teams play against other teams to get the highest score by completing a series of  missions and challenges. The goal of each team is to get the highest score possible on all missions and  challenges to accumulate the most points.  

Cost: FREE to schools 

No background knowledge required: The Novice challenge is a great introduction to STEM for pupils  with limited previous experience with robotics and coding. Students will engage in the fundamentals of  robotics. 

Further Information: www.coderzleague.com 

Proposed Schedule: 

  • Register your expression of Interest: Immediately
  • Sprint Challenge starts: March 1st, 1:00PM 
  • Sprint Challenge ends: March 31st, 10:00PM 
  • Final Leaderboard: April 2nd, 1:00 PM
PLEASE NOTE
- For Pupils/Teachers 3rd – 6th Class only
- Places will be allocated on a First Come, First Served Basis.

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